Harry left the tent to search the woods around them for the oldest, most gnarled, and resilient-looking tree he could find.
Moving through the towering black figures was terrifying: The eyeless faces hidden beneath their hoods turned as he passed, and he felt sure that they sensed him, sensed, perhaps, a human presence that still had some hope, some resilience….
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Times have been tough, but she is resilient.
A democracy as resilient as ours must reject the false choice between our security and our ideals...
Michael Scherer -- http://swampland.blogs.time.com/2009/04/16/obama-to-release-cia-interrogation-memos-defends-state-secrets/(retrieved 07/12/10)