And if you suggest a fault, its panegyrists are always ready with a counterstroke.
Yet the settlers felt much safer when they learned that the redoubtable George Rogers Clark intended a counterstroke.
After frightful losses the Abyssinians wavered, and the wise Arab seized the moment for a counterstroke.
Stroke and counterstroke and parry of rapiers and lightning-like motion glinted in the air.
counterstroke after counterstroke had failed, and Russia was now tottering towards a collapse.
The order was sent immediately to Longstreet to deliver the counterstroke.
We must make of his every attempt an opportunity for a counterstroke.
Hume lingered for a moment, offering a counterstroke of indifference in what he had always known would be a test of wits.
Late that evening Frank advised his paper of a counterstroke.
The Russian counterstroke penetrated into Eylau itself and Napoleon himself was in serious danger.