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fight

or

flight response

The general activation of the sympathetic nervous system in response to stress.
References in classic literature ?
Since White Fang continued to fight, it is obvious that it was the other dogs that died.
As to which quantity there was a perpetual fight going on between the master and his form--the latter insisting, and enforcing by passive resistance, that it was the prescribed quantity of Homer for a shell lesson; the former, that there was no fixed quantity, but that they must always be ready to go on to fifty or sixty lines if there were time within the hour.
For is it not known to all of us that for twenty-four hours the bull is given no water, and that immediately before the fight he is permitted to drink his fill?"
He saw them all, fight after fight, himself always whipped and Cheese-Face exulting over him.
The fight thus beginning at three of the clock of the afternoon continued very terrible all that evening.
Then Diomed prayed, saying, "Hear me, daughter of aegis-bearing Jove, unweariable, if ever you loved my father well and stood by him in the thick of a fight, do the like now by me; grant me to come within a spear's throw of that man and kill him.
The men fight--that is a sacred privilege and duty; to fight and die for Issus.
Schemes of action, attempts at collective manoeuvring necessarily went to pieces directly the fight began, just as they did in almost all the early ironclad battles of the previous century.
The white-cap student who won the second fight witnessed the remaining three, and talked with us during the intermissions.
Unfortunately, we do not live in the times of the great emperor, we live in the times of the cardinal; and three days hence, however well the secret might be guarded, it would be known, I say, that we were to fight, and our combat would be prevented.
We shall not have to fight against a single fellow-countryman and every life we take will be the life of an enemy."
The things I had fought for had proved not worth the fight. Remained the PEOPLE.