And now, while he was composed, and hoped that he could meet the end with quiet heroism
, a new action began in his waking thoughts, which was very difficult to master.
I fear you not, Sir Knight,'' replied Rebecca, although her short-drawn breath seemed to belie the heroism
of her accents my trust is strong, and I fear thee not.
The lightning did not terrify her, for she knew little of the value of life, and fancied much concerning the heroism
of being indifferent to it.
Selfish passions were the parents of their heroism
The fact, however, that this thought did not occur to me until the following day removes any possible right to a claim to heroism
to which the narration of this episode might possibly otherwise entitle me.
My imagination became bel- ligerent, and defeated the invaders in a dozen striking ways; something of my schoolboy dreams of battle and heroism
I divined that you would become mine, count," replied Morrel; "besides, as I had the honor to tell you, heroism
or not, sacrifice or not, that day I owed an offering to bad fortune in recompense for the favors good fortune had on other days granted to us.
His fearless deportment, his words, so firm, yet dignified, the shades which by one word he had evoked, recalled to her the past in all its intoxication of poetry and romance, youth, beauty, the eclat of love at twenty years of age, the bloody death of Buckingham, the only man whom she had ever really loved, and the heroism
of those obscure champions who had saved her from the double hatred of Richelieu and the king.
Misadventures of Matthieu and his party Return to the caches at Salmon River Battle between Nez Perces and Black feet Heroism
of a Nez Perce woman Enrolled among the braves.
He had long admired Julia for her beauty and good feelings; he did not see one half of her folly, and he knew all of her worth; her enthusiastic friendship for Miss Miller was forgotten; even her mirth at his own want of heroism
had at the moment escaped his memory-- and the power of the young lady over him was never greater.
I knew it capable of betraying the generous ardour of youth as implacably as, indifferent to evil and good, it would have betrayed the basest greed or the noblest heroism
I have often been favoured with the confidence of these select natures, and find them to concur in the experience that great men are overestimated and small men are insupportable; that if you would love a woman without ever looking back on your love as a folly, she must die while you are courting her; and if you would maintain the slightest belief in human heroism
, you must never make a pilgrimage to see the hero.