He seems to want to make friends now, but the two-year-old has now become the aggressor.
At first the Muscovite was decidedly the aggressor.
We see him living on terms of constant affection with his father, and in disputes with his brothers not the aggressor but the sufferer from aggression.
Cavour was filled with joy at the turn affairs had taken, for Austria now appeared as the aggressor.
War was now only a question of time, and the study of Bismarck was to bring it on at the moment most favorable to Germany, and by a method that should throw upon France the appearance of being the aggressor.