They were among the fiercest and most cruel of the pirates of the north coast of Africa.
Returned to the Convention in September 1792 he developed moderate, even reactionary views, becoming one of the fiercest opponents of the Mountain, though he never wavered in his support of republican principles.
The majority of snakes are active during the day, their energy increasing with the increasing temperature; whilst some delight in the moist sweltering heat of dense tropical vegetation, others expose themselves to the fiercest rays of the midday sun.
It was on the field of battle, and when the fighting was fiercest, that his best qualities came to the front.
But even their fiercest fighting leaders, Rewi and Te Kooti, scarcely deserved the name of generals.