I started much more naturally then, to find myself confronted by a man in a sober gray dress.
I always thought this was business, this was the way to confront the thing, this was the way to take the foe by the throat.
I had known him the moment I saw him looking over the settle, and now that I stood confronting him with his hand upon my shoulder, I checked off again in detail his large head, his dark complexion, his deep-set eyes, his bushy black eyebrows, his large watch-chain, his strong black dots of beard and whisker, and even the smell of scented soap on his great hand.
When it came upon him, he confronted it, but it must come before he troubled himself.
The sheriffs with their great chains and nosegays, other civic gewgaws and monsters, criers, ushers, a great gallery full of people,—a large theatrical audience,—looked on, as the two-and-thirty and the Judge were solemnly confronted.
"You was a saying," he observed, when we had confronted one another in silence, "that surely I must understand.