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She came from Qamishli, a town in northeastern Syria, and was known for her relentless willingness to lead from the front, her swashbuckling manner, her chain-smoking ways and her wry sense of humor.
What Nietzsche has done here is, in his swashbuckling fashion, to cut under the abstract and final pretensions of creeds.
A PREFACE TO POLITICSWALTER LIPPMANN
A nameless, homeless adventurer; a swashbuckling bully, reeking of blood and leather, and fit to drive such a pack as Fortemani's.
LOVE-AT-ARMSRAPHAEL SABATINI
Why, may I perish if it is not the same swashbuckling ruffler I once knew in London town!
SIR LUDARTALBOT BAINES REED
The inflammatory speeches of Mr Saul Pedder had caused a swashbuckling spirit to spread among the rowdy element of the town.
THE WHITE FEATHERP. G. WODEHOUSE
His face was flushed, there was a jovial light in his eyes, the lips were parted in a swashbuckling smile.
RIGHT HO, JEEVESP. G. WODEHOUSE
The old-time swashbuckling swagger had gonethe swagger of one who would say: I am the only live man in this comatose crowd.
THE ROUGH ROADWILLIAM JOHN LOCKE
Not the swashbuckling kind of Americanism—the chip-on-the-shoulder kind—the we-can-lick-the-world kind.
"You don't look like a fire-eating, swashbuckling party to me," he said.
WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
I rather fancy I'm a better man for having been a swashbuckling boy.
WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON

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