To counterbalance their royal descent, he had courage
, activity, energy, and, above all, that devoted attachment to the cause which had procured him the epithet of The Saxon, and his birth was inferior to none, excepting only that of Athelstane and his ward.
The enchanters may be able to rob me of good fortune, but of fortitude and courage
But granted a prince who has established himself as above, who can command, and is a man of courage
, undismayed in adversity, who does not fail in other qualifications, and who, by his resolution and energy, keeps the whole people encouraged--such a one will never find himself deceived in them, and it will be shown that he has laid his foundations well.
1634 or 1635, that is to say, about eight or nine years after the events which we have related in a preceding narrative,* fancied he had heard it pronounced as that of one who was said to be a model of courage
, address and loyalty.
There is defiance in the remaining stumps of her masts, raised up like maimed limbs against the menacing scowl of a stormy sky; there is high courage
in the upward sweep of her lines towards the bow; and as soon as, on a hastily-rigged spar, a strip of canvas is shown to the wind to keep her head to sea, she faces the waves again with an unsubdued courage
These envoys have shown how great their courage
is," said the admiral.
It destroys likewise magnanimity, and the raising of human nature; for take an example of a dog, and mark what a generosity and courage
he will put on, when he finds himself maintained by a man; who to him is instead of a God, or melior natura; which courage
is manifestly such, as that creature, without that confidence of a better nature than his own, could never attain.
It was not such an awful voice as she had expected to come from the big Head; so she took courage
Pride, will, courage
, and endurance, all these had expired in my long and lonely battle with the sea.
He sorrows that his warriors have not the courage
for so mean a duty and that their jeddak is thus compelled to arrest a common slave," with which taunt E-Thas passed on to spread the word in other parts of the palace.
They were all bush dogs or wild-dogs, and so small was their courage
that their thirst and physical pain from cords drawn too tight across veins and arteries, and their dim apprehension of the fate such treatment foreboded, led them to whimper and wail and howl their despair and suffering.
Reeling under the first shock, the poor girl recovered herself with admirable courage