They thus corresponded, at any rate in some measure, respectively to the fiercer and milder aspects of the dog-tribe.
She alone could have given the Spanish Armada any real chance of success; and as the prospect of invasion loomed larger on the horizon, fiercer grew the popular determination to remove the only possible centre of a domestic rising, without which the external attack was bound to be a failure.
The wild hills and wilder tribes of Wales and Yorkshire offered far fiercer resistance.
The drain of men told upon her vitality, their quality deteriorated, and their bigotry and intolerance raised even a fiercer opposition to them within the bounds of India; and as the Dutch and British came into prominence the Portuguese gradually faded away.
(Michael Ghislieri) in 1565 the Inquisition renewed its activities with fiercer zeal than ever.