An early confrontation avoids a later war, if we learn anything from history.
And he had neglected to speak of his earlier confrontation with the Herald.
The military, in turn, did not appear inclined to look for an early confrontation.
It turned out that he had been recovering from wounds received in an earlier confrontation with British forces.
But there really was nothing to do, and she knew that the morning would bring an early confrontation with a disapproving great-uncle.
It was one of our earliest confrontations and right here in the crypt.
The early confrontations that typified the Reagan years have thus been avoided.
The offer reverses an earlier confrontation between the two companies.
The police had also learned deeper lessons from earlier confrontations.
And something else: some inner confidence that came from his earlier confrontation with the squid.