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- n. The conduct, state, or art of a gladiator.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Conduct, state, or art, of a gladiator.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The conduct, state, or occupation of a gladiator.
What I say is, he that is emancipated never indulges in that intellectual gladiatorship which is implied by a dialectical disputation for the sake of victory.
They are from the _Athenaeum_ of last week, which, by the way, has more of the intellectual gladiatorship in its columns than any of its critical contemporaries.
La Calprenède, as we have seen, does not give Arminius's wife her usual name of Thusnelda, but, to obviate a complaint from readers who have heard of Varus, he invents a protest on "Herman sla lerman" part against that general, who has trepanned him into captivity and gladiatorship, and makes him warn Augustus that he will be true to the Romans _unless_
The gentlemen, nowadays, seldom look to us for intellectual gladiatorship; they are content that our weakness should shield us from the war.
I cannot convey to you who know him now -- with his careworn face and abrupt, dry manner, reduced by perpetual gladiatorship to the skin and bone of his former self -- what that man was when he first stepped into the arena of life.
It is no wonder that this sort of friendly intellectual gladiatorship is
Oh sure, the boxing was kind of fun to watch (as much as I hate to enjoy it … what can I say, I’m a fan of forms of gladiatorship, even when they are rife with disgusting amounts of - isms), and Hillary Swank is Hillary Swank.
“It is within our personal knowledge,” he says, “that he was an extraordinary youth when, in 1824, he took the lead at the London Debating Club in one of the most remarkable collections of 'spirits of the age' that ever congregated for intellectual gladiatorship, he being by two or three years the junior of the clique.
"It is within our personal knowledge," he says, "that he was an extraordinary youth when, in 1824, he took the lead at the London Debating Club in one of the most remarkable collections of 'spirits of the age' that ever congregated for intellectual gladiatorship, he being by two or three years the junior of the clique.