While this was transacting upon the quarter-deck, a chance-medley fight was going on throughout the ship.
"Astoria Or, Anecdotes Of An Enterprise Beyond The Rocky Mountains" by Washington Irving
Beware of malice prepense, of chance-medley, and of manslaughter.
"The Prairie" by J. Fenimore Cooper
No plea was set up that the action was unpremeditated, and the event chance-medley.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
They are not a chance medley of good and bad.
"Joy in Service; Forgetting, and Pressing Onward; Until the Day Dawn" by George Tybout Purves
Or are its operations a mere chance-medley?
"Science and Morals and Other Essays" by Bertram Coghill Alan Windle
A chance medley fight now ensued, continuing until night put a period to the contest.
"Eleven Years in the Rocky Mountains and Life on the Frontier" by Frances Fuller Victor