A cartoon of two men fighting with sticks and books.

Two Men Fighting

A cartoon of two men fighting with sticks and books.

An illustration of two men reading the newpaper.

Two Men Reading Paper

An illustration of two men reading the newpaper.

Two older adult males sitting in chairs talking to one another.

Two Men Talking

Two older adult males sitting in chairs talking to one another.

"There are instances mentioned, however, where even women performed the wager of battle; in which case, to equalize the conditions, the man was placed in a pit waist-deep, with his left hand tied behind his back."—Myers, 1905

Wager of Battle Between a Man and Woman

"There are instances mentioned, however, where even women performed the wager of battle; in which case,…

An illustration of a group of men and women walking in a rain storm.

Walking in Rain

An illustration of a group of men and women walking in a rain storm.

An illustration of George Washington, Patrick Henry, and Edmund Pendleton on horses on their way to Philadelphia, as delegates to the First Continental Congress.

George Washington, Patrick Henry, and Edmund Pendleton

An illustration of George Washington, Patrick Henry, and Edmund Pendleton on horses on their way to…

A scene from Kipling's Wee Willie Winkie.

Wee Willie Winkie

A scene from Kipling's Wee Willie Winkie.

An illustration of a woman serving food to three men sitting at a table.

Woman Serving Three Men at Table

An illustration of a woman serving food to three men sitting at a table.

An illustration of a woman standing on the top of a mountain waving below at three men.

Woman Standing on Mountain

An illustration of a woman standing on the top of a mountain waving below at three men.

An illustration of a woman surrounded by a group of five suitors.

Woman Surrounded by Suitors

An illustration of a woman surrounded by a group of five suitors.