Still, his mother had not pursued him relentlessly the way his father had.
After a few days they grew accustomed to him, and without restraint in his presence pursued their usual way of life, in which he took his part.
"You know, I adore little girls, they lose their heads at once," pursued Anatole.
He rallied the Bulgarian army, now deprived of its Russian officers, to resist the Servian invasion, and after a brilliant victory at Slivnitza (November 19) pursued King Milan into Servian territory as far as Pirot, which he captured (November 27).
Never in the history of colonization has a mother country pursued so relentlessly a policy more selfish and short-sighted.