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  • This was a departure from the days of decorous protest, and many of the old stalwarts of the ANC were to fade away in this new era of greater militancy.†   (source)
  • "Not exactly stalwart, are you?" he said.†   (source)
  • Years of letter-perfect performance, as many years of stalwart Party membership.†   (source)
  • As a stalwart Mormon high school junior, drilled ceaselessly about the dire catastrophe awaiting thosewho harbored impure thoughts, I had never kissed a boy, had never even considered that I might enjoy such an unclean thing, until literature opened my eyes.†   (source)
  • It is Branca coming through the dampish glow Branca who is tall and stalwart but seems to carry his own hill and dale, he has the aura of a man encumbered.†   (source)
  • Vital Voices and other liberal groups were stalwart on sex trafficking, as were International Justice Mission and other conservative evangelical groups.†   (source)
  • Until then, I urge you to be, as always, my stalwart daughter.†   (source)
  • If Gondor, Boromir, has been a stalwart tower, we have played another part.†   (source)
  • Alba did not resent his mocking nickname for her; in fact, on more than one occasion she had fantasized about seducing the stalwart professor.†   (source)
  • Even stalwart, optimistic Henry Knox suffered his own private anguish.†   (source)
  • My husband remained stalwart, though was visibly shaken.†   (source)
  • She had never thought herself particularly stalwart in moments of crisis, except at work where she positively relished them.†   (source)
  • With war on the horizon, Rowan would face her greatest challenge; she needed stalwart volunteers, not halfhearted conscripts.†   (source)
  • My, but you're a handsome, stalwart fellow.†   (source)
  • Interesting, he thought, to discover his stalwart lieutenant had a phobia.†   (source)
  • Helen and Theresa's voices seemed to perch like sandpipers on the stalwart breakwater that was Old Chao's.†   (source)
  • And a leading Federalist wrote with glee to the Washington party stalwarts, "He walks into State Street at the usual hour but seems totally unknown."†   (source)
  • His stomach had never been particularly stalwart.†   (source)
  • Now I was afraid this incident might turn my only stalwart supporter against me.†   (source)
  • Winnie was equally stalwart, and her strength gave me strength.†   (source)
  • Swear your sword to the Mother's Men or the Free Brothers or the Stalwart Shields.†   (source)
  • We fight beside the stalwart men of Yunkai.†   (source)
  • He bowed on the same spot where Stalwart Shield had lain in death not long before.†   (source)
  • I have spoken with the Free Brothers, the Mother's Men, the Stalwart Shields.†   (source)
  • And spread the word that we will pay good gold for the short sword of Stalwart Shield.†   (source)
  • The knives that slew my Stalwart Shield were meant for me.†   (source)
  • "My queen," replied the captain, "your servant Stalwart Shield had no duty last night.†   (source)
  • —"Is it known how many attackers fell upon Stalwart Shield?"†   (source)
  • At the same time, the most stalwart workers in the urban centers were wearying under the burden of the continuous workweek; artists faced tighter constraints on what they could or could not imagine; churches were shuttered, repurposed, or razed; and when revolutionary hero Sergei Kirov was assassinated, the nation was purged of an array of politically unreliable elements.†   (source)
  • I am a messenger of God's great good news for all mankind, and He has bestowed upon me a greater strength than the brute ox or the most stalwart among the heathen.†   (source)
  • Henry Knox and Benjamin Lincoln, two stalwarts of 1776 and now of formidable political importance, came to talk.†   (source)
  • This one has been told that your servant Stalwart Shield sometimes gave coin to the women of the brothels to lie with him and hold him.†   (source)
  • Robett Glover leads the survivors back toward Harrenhal in bloody disarray, little dreaming he will find valiant Ser Gregor and his stalwarts athwart his path.†   (source)
  • Such stalwart, respected Federalists as Senators Theodore Sedgwick of Massachusetts and James Lloyd of Maryland were strongly in support of the Sedition Act.†   (source)
  • The beauty of the campus, an acquired taste, certainly, lay in its stalwart understatement, its unapologetic capitulation to the supremacy of line over color, to the artistry of repetition, and the lyrics of a scrupulous unsentimental vision.†   (source)
  • Catholic Relief Services in particular has been a stalwart supporter of Sunitha and the Prajwala programs.†   (source)
  • "Comrade General Secretary," he began, "the political officer aboard Red October was Captain Ivan Yurievich Putin, a stalwart and faithful Party member.†   (source)
  • Andropov had proven that, and the Politburo was now letting this whelp Gerasimov attack the armed services, which safeguarded the nation against the imperialists, had saved it from Andropov's clique, and had never been anything but the stalwart servants of the Party.†   (source)
  • These included Mac Maharaj, a member of the SACP and one of the sharpest minds in the struggle; Laloo Chiba, also a member of the MK High Command, and a stalwart colleague who proved a great asset in prison; and Wilton Mkwayi, the Treason Trialist who had been mistakenly let go during a moment of confusion when the State of Emergency was declared in 1960.†   (source)
  • "Gracious queen," said Grey Worm, "his killers had forced the genitals of a goat down the throat of your servant Stalwart Shield.†   (source)
  • Stalwart Shield shall not be forgotten.†   (source)
  • "Stalwart Shield," she said, dry-eyed.†   (source)
  • She thought of Stalwart Shield, of Missandei's brother, of the woman Rylona Rhee, who had played the harp so beautifully.†   (source)
  • Her Stalwart Shields had tried, pulling husbands away from wives and children from their mothers, even as the Astapori wept and kicked and pelted them with stones.†   (source)
  • Her freedmen were represented by the captains of the three companies she had formed—Mollono Yos Dob of the Stalwart Shields, Symon Stripeback of the Free Brothers, Marselen of the Mother's Men.†   (source)
  • The Stalwart Shields had chosen a new commander, a black-skinned Summer Islander called Tal Toraq, their old captain, Mollono Yos Dob, having been carried off by the pale mare.†   (source)
  • The plump commander of the Stalwart Shields looked more like a scribe than a soldier, with his inky hands and heavy paunch, but he was as clever as they came.†   (source)
  • The last should have been hanged, as the king himself admitted, but he came from a noble family, and his father and brothers had been stalwart from the first.†   (source)
  • Symon Stripeback of the Free Brothers and Mollono Yos Dob of the Stalwart Shields were both eager for battle, intent on proving themselves and washing out all the wrongs they had suffered in a tide of Yunkish blood.†   (source)
  • His name was Stalwart Shield.†   (source)
  • That was the last thing Jon Snow would have wanted, but before he could object, the king said, "Where would you have me lead these stalwarts if not against the Dreadfort?"†   (source)
  • The overthrow of Cannonism, although welcomed in Nebraska by all but a few party stalwarts, had nevertheless required tremendous courage and leadership on the part of a young Congress-man attacking his party's well-entrenched leaders and willing to sacrifice the comforts and alliances that party loyalty brings.†   (source)
  • Then the stalwart rap of dense heels approached.†   (source)
  • Huge-headed, huge-chested, stalwart, calm, he was like an enormous case of the finest capacities.†   (source)
  • In these he had shown himself a stalwart champion of Christian doctrine at its most precise and purest, equally remote from modern laxity and the obscurantism of the past.†   (source)
  • So important was this day that an old man came to see, riding on the stalwart shoulders of his nephew.†   (source)
  • How could disaster ever come to women such as they when their stalwart gray line stood between them and the Yankees?†   (source)
  • It would have needed a very stalwart young woman in 1828 to disregard all those snubs and chidings and promises of prizes.†   (source)
  • The only picture of Tarrou he would always have would be the picture of a man who firmly gripped the steering-wheel of his car when driving, or else the picture of that stalwart body, now lying motionless.†   (source)
  • Hudnall's glance was a frank consideration of Tom's stalwart form and beardless face.†   (source)
  • He was a stalwart man, clad in gray shirt, overalls, and boots.†   (source)
  • Two stalwart girls came down the library steps and out through one of the iron gates.†   (source)
  • She pointed at the stalwart figure standing against the firelight.†   (source)
  • The latter caught in a glance the dimensions of a very stalwart figure.†   (source)
  • Just see what they've done over there" (pointing to the two stalwart women).†   (source)
  • A slight vibrating start ran over Dale's stalwart form.†   (source)
  • Miss Bea was a stalwart, corn-colored, laughing young woman, and she was bored by farm-work.†   (source)
  • Strong arms, a tender voice, a stalwart shoulder to rest her poor lonely little head upon.†   (source)
  • Duane saw two men coming fast, one of whom, in the lead, was of stalwart build.†   (source)
  • A tall and stalwart man reposes on a couch there.†   (source)
  • After a fruitless struggle to get aboard a North-Western train at Chalk Farm—the engines of the trains that had loaded in the goods yard there ploughed through shrieking people, and a dozen stalwart men fought to keep the crowd from crushing the driver against his furnace—my brother emerged upon the Chalk Farm road, dodged across through a hurrying swarm of vehicles, and had the luck to be foremost in the sack of a cycle shop.†   (source)
  • She saw lounging Indians and groups of lazy, bearded men, just like Kells's band, and gamblers in long, black coats, and frontiersmen in fringed buckskin, and Mexicans with swarthy faces under wide, peaked sombreros; and then in great majority, dominating that stream of life, the lean and stalwart miners, of all ages, in their check shirts and high boots, all packing guns, jostling along, dark-browed, somber, and intent.†   (source)
  • Again the starlight, brighter now, aided him, and he made out Tull's stalwart figure, and beside him the short, froglike shape of the rider Jerry.†   (source)
  • He banged at the door, and presently the heads of the old man and his two stalwart sons were thrust from windows.†   (source)
  • To-day the best that a harassed Black Hawk merchant can hope for is to sell provisions and farm machinery and automobiles to the rich farms where that first crop of stalwart Bohemian and Scandinavian girls are now the mistresses.†   (source)
  • Ten minutes later they heard footsteps in the corridor—the stalwart stride of the fully cured Scandinavian, a walking advertisement for the climate and the sanatorium.†   (source)
  • And then being supplied with a stalwart detective in plain clothes, he proceeded to Clyde's room in Taylor Street, hoping against hope that he might find him there.†   (source)
  • She saw a bronzed, strong-jawed, eagle-eyed man, stalwart, superb of height, and, like the cowboys, belted, booted, spurred.†   (source)
  • At this juncture several more outlaws crowded out of the door, and the one in the lead was a tall man of stalwart physique.†   (source)
  • Old Lady Bruton, and she looked very fine too, very stalwart in her lace, swam up, and they withdrew into a little room which at once became spied upon, guarded, and a sort of stir and rustle rippled through every one, openly: the Prime Minister!†   (source)
  • When first the Professor's eye had lit upon him, he had been angry at his interruption at such a time, but now, as he took in his stalwart proportions and recognized the strong young manhood which seemed to emanate from him, his eyes gleamed.†   (source)
  • And the shadows were very real around us, but Jim by my side looked very stalwart, as though nothing—not even the occult power of moonlight—could rob him of his reality in my eyes.†   (source)
  • The blacksmith averaged the stalwart soldier with a glance, then went muttering away, rubbing his arm; the woman released the boy's wrist reluctantly; the crowd eyed the stranger unlovingly, but prudently closed their mouths.†   (source)
  • "Get back, you fools!" cried the muffled voice of Kemp, and there was a vigorous shoving back of stalwart forms.†   (source)
  • "That is my intention," said Chauvelin very quietly, "but remember, if you have deceived me, I shall tell off two of my most stalwart soldiers to give you such a beating, that your breath will perhaps leave your ugly body for ever.†   (source)
  • Then Babbitt slid into a sea of eloquence: "Ladies and gentlemen of the Sixteenth Ward, there is one who cannot be with us here to-night, a man than whom there is no more stalwart Trojan in all the political arena—I refer to our leader, the Honorable Lucas Prout, standard-bearer of the city and county of Zenith.†   (source)
  • It affected her strangely that this stalwart cowboy, who could rope and throw and tie a wild steer in less than one minute, should tremble at a mere question.†   (source)
  • Even his stalwart manhood seemed to have shrunk somewhat under the strain of his much-tried emotions.†   (source)
  • He saw soldiers in dusty blue, Hudnall's stalwart form, all three of the Hudnall women, and then a girl in gray waving an excited hand at him.†   (source)
  • The director himself was present at the meal, and it was he who, together with Nurse Mylendonk and a few stalwart young diners, carried the ecstatic teacher just as he was—blue, stiff, contorted, and still foaming at the mouth—from the dining hall to the lobby, where the doctors, the head nurse, and other personnel were observed working over the unconscious man for a while, after which he was carried away on a litter.†   (source)
  • There were huge stalwart men, brown with exposure, long-haired, and clothed in fantastic rags; there were middle-sized youths, of truculent countenance, and similarly clad; there were blind mendicants, with patched or bandaged eyes; crippled ones, with wooden legs and crutches; diseased ones, with running sores peeping from ineffectual wrappings; there was a villain-looking pedlar with his pack; a knife-grinder, a tinker, and a barber-surgeon, with the implements of their trades; some…†   (source)
  • Presently another, somewhat younger, man joined the group, a stalwart, jovial fellow with ruddy face.†   (source)
  • Antonia came in and stood before me; a stalwart, brown woman, flat-chested, her curly brown hair a little grizzled.†   (source)
  • As they drove through the rolling French country toward the westering sun and the stalwart church, she was thinking of that time long ago when she and Emil drove back from the river valley to the still unconquered Divide.†   (source)
  • Scarbreast led, and his mustang, after many kicks and reluctant steps, went over his depth, wetting the stalwart chief to the waist.†   (source)
  • And to Hugh, Olaf was lord among mortal men, less stalwart than the old monarch, King Miles, but more understanding of the relations and values of things, of small sticks, lone playing-cards, and irretrievably injured hoops.†   (source)
  • The wives of the five sons, except Snap Naab's frail bride, were stalwart women, fit to make homes and rear children.†   (source)
  • There were many stalwart, clean-cut, young Mormons of Joe Lake's type, and these men appeared troubled, even distressed and at a loss.†   (source)
  • Will had been lordly—stalwart, jolly, impressively competent in making camp, tender and understanding through the hours when they had lain side by side in a tent pitched among pines high up on a lonely mountain spur.†   (source)
  • In the midst of these dark-faced men, his stalwart figure in white apparel, the gleaming clusters of his fair hair, seemed to catch all the sunshine that trickled through the cracks in the closed shutters of that dim hall, with its walls of mats and a roof of thatch.†   (source)
  • And I remember the giant Vaughn, that typical son of stalwart Texas, sitting there quietly with bandaged head, his thoughtful eye boding ill to the outlaw who had ambushed him.†   (source)
  • Oh! will they know me?" asked Jane Withersteen, turning to a stalwart man—no other than the dark-faced Venters, her rider of other days.†   (source)
  • But afterwards, when the old stalwarts were pumphandling everybody at the door and calling 'em 'Brother' and 'Sister,' they let me sail right by with nary a clinch.†   (source)
  • Lovely girls; bright women, brown-haired, black-haired, and grey; youths; stalwart men and old; gentle born and peasant born; all red wine for La Guillotine, all daily brought into light from the dark cellars of the loathsome prisons, and carried to her through the streets to slake her devouring thirst.†   (source)
  • It was a strangely mingled picture—the fresh youth of the summer morning, with its Edenlike peace and loveliness, the stalwart strength of the two brothers in their rusty working clothes, and the long coffin on their shoulders.†   (source)
  • A call at Meg's, and a refreshing sniff and sip at the Daisy and Demijohn, still further fortified her for the tete-a-tete, but when she saw a stalwart figure looming in the distance, she had a strong desire to turn about and run away.†   (source)
  • There was one thing that much aided me in renewing and re-creating the stalwart soldier of the Niagara frontier—the man of true and simple energy.†   (source)
  • A rich uniform, half French, half Oriental, set off his graceful and stalwart figure, and his broad chest was decorated with the order of the Legion of Honor.†   (source)
  • …make them quite dangerous to pick up, then dolphinfish with brown backs striped in blue and edged in gold, handsome dorados, moonlike opahs that look like azure disks but which the sun's rays turn into spots of silver, finally eight–meter swordfish from the genus Xiphias, swimming in schools, sporting yellowish sickle–shaped fins and six–foot broadswords, stalwart animals, plant eaters rather than fish eaters, obeying the tiniest signals from their females like henpecked husbands.†   (source)
  • Without absolutely expressing a doubt whether the stalwart Puritan had acted as a man of conscience and integrity throughout the proceedings which have been sketched, they, nevertheless, hinted that he was about to build his house over an unquiet grave.†   (source)
  • Taking up the board that had lain in readiness one of them lowered it across the water, and the instant its further end touched the ground footsteps entered upon it, and there appeared from the shade a stalwart man with straps round his knees, a double-barrelled gun under his arm and some birds slung up behind him.†   (source)
  • I can remember Miss Temple walking lightly and rapidly along our drooping line, her plaid cloak, which the frosty wind fluttered, gathered close about her, and encouraging us, by precept and example, to keep up our spirits, and march forward, as she said, "like stalwart soldiers."†   (source)
  • Perhaps it is that high achievements demand some other unusual qualification besides an unusual desire for high prizes; perhaps it is that these stalwart gentlemen are rather indolent, their divinae particulum aurae being obstructed from soaring by a too hearty appetite.†   (source)
  • Then may be seen Sir Leicester—invalided, bent, and almost blind, but of worthy presence yet—riding with a stalwart man beside him, constant to his bridle-rein.†   (source)
  • They came at night, when the flickering camp-fires shone like vast unsteady stars along the black horizon: old men and thin, with gray and tufted hair; women with frightened eyes, dragging whimpering hungry children; men and girls, stalwart and gaunt,—a horde of starving vagabonds, homeless, helpless, and pitiable, in their dark distress.†   (source)
  • "Ay, ay—construe us the story," said a burly Friar, who stood beside them, leaning on a pole that exhibited an appearance between a pilgrim's staff and a quarter-staff, and probably acted as either when occasion served,—"Your story," said the stalwart churchman; "burn not daylight about it—we have short time to spare."†   (source)
  • Troy heard the dull determination in Boldwood's voice, looked at his stalwart frame, then at the thick cudgel he carried in his hand.†   (source)
  • The apartment and furniture would have been nothing extraordinary as belonging to a homely, northern farmer, with a stubborn countenance, and stalwart limbs set out to advantage in kneebreeches and gaiters.†   (source)
  • M. Nioche appeared preoccupied, and left his budget of anecdotes unopened; he took a great deal of snuff, and sent certain oblique, appealing glances toward his stalwart pupil.†   (source)
  • They are mostly young, of stalwart frames; fellows who have felled forests, and now seek to drop the axe and snatch the whale-lance.†   (source)
  • In one of the lodges of the park—that lodge within sight of the house where, once upon a time, when the waters were out down in Lincolnshire, my Lady used to see the keeper's child—the stalwart man, the trooper formerly, is housed.†   (source)
  • She never had much to show when she came home, but was studying nature, I dare say, while she sat for hours, with her hands folded, on the terrace at Valrosa, or absently sketched any fancy that occurred to her, a stalwart knight carved on a tomb, a young man asleep in the grass, with his hat over his eyes, or a curly haired girl in gorgeous array, promenading down a ballroom on the arm of a tall gentleman, both faces being left a blur according to the last fashion in art, which was…†   (source)
  • His form was of the same strong and stalwart contour as ever: his port was still erect, his hair was still raven black; nor were his features altered or sunk: not in one year's space, by any sorrow, could his athletic strength be quelled or his vigorous prime blighted.†   (source)
  • Plain it is to us that what the world seeks through desert and wild we have within our threshold,—a stalwart laboring force, suited to the semi-tropics; if, deaf to the voice of the Zeitgeist, we refuse to use and develop these men, we risk poverty and loss.†   (source)
  • It appeared to the butcher that he could pretty clearly discern what seemed to be the stalwart legs, clad in black pantaloons, of a man sitting in a large oaken chair, the back of which concealed all the remainder of his figure.†   (source)
  • As he reached the foot of the slope, an elderly horseman, with his portmanteau strapped behind him, stopped his horse when Adam had passed him, and turned round to have another long look at the stalwart workman in paper cap, leather breeches, and dark-blue worsted stockings.†   (source)
  • "Pretty well, Rick, in that respect," said Mr. Jarndyce; "being some ten years older than I and a couple of inches taller, with his head thrown back like an old soldier, his stalwart chest squared, his hands like a clean blacksmith's, and his lungs!†   (source)
  • …have been warm and cheering when Mr. Irwine was in the desk, looking benignly round on that simple congregation—on the hardy old men, with bent knees and shoulders, perhaps, but with vigour left for much hedge-clipping and thatching; on the tall stalwart frames and roughly cut bronzed faces of the stone-cutters and carpenters; on the half-dozen well-to-do farmers, with their apple-cheeked families; and on the clean old women, mostly farm-labourers' wives, with their bit of snow-white…†   (source)
  • That stalwart rogue Adam was more susceptible than the rector had thought; it was really quite an idyllic love affair; and if it had not been too long to tell in a letter, he would have liked to describe to Arthur the blushing looks and the simple strong words with which the fine honest fellow told his secret.†   (source)
  • He was not only a very handsome old gentleman—upright and stalwart as he had been described to us— with a massive grey head, a fine composure of face when silent, a figure that might have become corpulent but for his being so continually in earnest that he gave it no rest, and a chin that might have subsided into a double chin but for the vehement emphasis in which it was constantly required to assist; but he was such a true gentleman in his manner, so chivalrously polite, his face was…†   (source)
  • They speak of gratitude, of joy, of grief, of hope; of inextinguishable affection, cherished with no return since this stalwart man was a stripling; of a better son loved less, and this son loved so fondly and so proudly; and they speak in such touching language that Mrs. Bagnet's eyes brim up with tears and they run glistening down her sun-brown face.†   (source)
  • In his tall stalwartness Adam Bede was a Saxon, and justified his name; but the jet-black hair, made the more noticeable by its contrast with the light paper cap, and the keen glance of the dark eyes that shone from under strongly marked, prominent and mobile eyebrows, indicated a mixture of Celtic blood.†   (source)
  • Then Polypoites, ' a man who stood his ground in battle, rose, then stalwart, sturdy-hearted Leonteus, then Aias Telamonios and Epeios moved into place.†   (source)
  • …this year
    has run its course you will give birth to glorious children—
    bedding down with the gods is never barren, futile—
    and you must tend them, breed and rear them well.
    Now home you go, and restrain yourself, I say,
    never breathe your lover's name but know—
    I am Poseidon, god who rocks the earth!'
    With that he dove back in the heaving waves
    and she conceived for the god and bore him Pelias, Neleus,
    and both grew up to be stalwart aides of Zeus almighty,
    both men alike.†   (source)
  • And a royal friend,
    Phaedimus, king of Sidon, lavished it on me
    when his palace welcomed me on passage home.
    How pleased I'd be if you took it as a gift!"
    And the warlord placed the two-eared cup
    in his hands while stalwart Megapenthes carried in
    the glittering silver bowl and set it down before him.
    Helen, her cheeks flushed with beauty, moved beside him,
    holding the robe in her arms, and offered, warmly,
    "Here, dear boy, I too have a gift to give you,
    a keepsake of Helen—I…†   (source)
  • …as both men were.
    And I saw Alcmena next, Amphitryon's wife,
    who slept in the clasp of Zeus and merged in love
    and brought forth Heracles, rugged will and lion heart.
    And I saw Megara too, magnanimous Creon's daughter
    wed to the stalwart Heracles, the hero never daunted.
    And I saw the mother of Oedipus, beautiful Epicaste.
    What a monstrous thing she did, in all innocence—
    she married her own son ….
    who'd killed his father, then he married her!
    But the gods soon made…†   (source)
  • —Decent little soul he was, Mr Power said to the stalwart back of long John Fanning ascending towards long John Fanning in the mirror.†   (source)
  • …metaphors: /pork-barrel/, /pie-counter/, /wire-puller/, /land-slide/, /carpet-bagger/, /lame-duck/ and /on the fence/; the old words put to new uses: /plank/, /platform/, /machine/, /precinct/, /slate/, /primary/, /floater/, /repeater/, /bolter/, /stalwart/, /filibuster/, /regular/ and /fences/; the new coinages: /gerrymander/, /heeler/, /buncombe/, /roorback/, /mugwump/ and /to bulldoze/; the new derivatives: /abolitionist/, /candidacy/, /boss-rule/, [Pg084] /per-diem/, /to lobby/ and…†   (source)
  • The elder man, though not by any manner of means an old maid or a prude, said it was nothing short of a crying scandal that ought to be put a stop to instanter to say that women of that stamp (quite apart from any oldmaidish squeamishness on the subject), a necessary evil, w ere not licensed and medically inspected by the proper authorities, a thing, he could truthfully state, he, as a paterfamilias, was a stalwart advocate of from the very first start.†   (source)
  • The new society at last, proportionate to Nature, In man of you, more than your mountain peaks or stalwart trees imperial, In woman more, far more, than all your gold or vines, or even vital air.†   (source)
  • Murmuring out of its myriad leaves, Down from its lofty top rising two hundred feet high, Out of its stalwart trunk and limbs, out of its foot-thick bark, That chant of the seasons and time, chant not of the past only but the future.†   (source)
  • The noble son on sinewy feet advancing, I saw, out of the land of prairies, land of Ohio's waters and of Indiana, To the rescue the stalwart giant hurry his plenteous offspring, Drest in blue, bearing their trusty rifles on their shoulders.†   (source)
  • some future spring, some summer—bursting forth, To verdant leaves, or sheltering shade—to nourishing fruit, Apples and grapes—the stalwart limbs of trees emerging—the fresh, free, open air, And love and faith, like scented roses blooming.†   (source)
  • …night, From the act-poems of eyes, hands, hips and bosoms, From the cling of the trembling arm, From the bending curve and the clinch, From side by side the pliant coverlet off-throwing, From the one so unwilling to have me leave, and me just as unwilling to leave, (Yet a moment O tender waiter, and I return,) From the hour of shining stars and dropping dews, From the night a moment I emerging flitting out, Celebrate you act divine and you children prepared for, And you stalwart loins.†   (source)
  • 2 Ever upon this stage, Is acted God's calm annual drama, Gorgeous processions, songs of birds, Sunrise that fullest feeds and freshens most the soul, The heaving sea, the waves upon the shore, the musical, strong waves, The woods, the stalwart trees, the slender, tapering trees, The liliput countless armies of the grass, The heat, the showers, the measureless pasturages, The scenery of the snows, the winds' free orchestra, The stretching light-hung roof of clouds, the clear cerulean…†   (source)
  • …Maine, New-England's farms, from fertile Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, From the measureless West, Virginia, the South, the Carolinas, Texas, (Even here in my room-shadows and half-lights in the noiseless flickering flames, Again I see the stalwart ranks on-filing, rising—I hear the rhythmic tramp of the armies;) You million unwrit names all, all—you dark bequest from all the war, A special verse for you—a flash of duty long neglected—your mystic roll strangely gather'd here, Each…†   (source)
  • Yonnondio A song, a poem of itself—the word itself a dirge, Amid the wilds, the rocks, the storm and wintry night, To me such misty, strange tableaux the syllables calling up; Yonnondio—I see, far in the west or north, a limitless ravine, with plains and mountains dark, I see swarms of stalwart chieftains, medicine-men, and warriors, As flitting by like clouds of ghosts, they pass and are gone in the twilight, (Race of the woods, the landscapes free, and the falls!†   (source)
  • …stands by its own at all hazards, Stands removed, spacious, composite, sound, initiates the true use of precedents, Does not repel them or the past or what they have produced under their forms, Takes the lesson with calmness, perceives the corpse slowly borne from the house, Perceives that it waits a little while in the door, that it was fittest for its days, That its life has descended to the stalwart and well-shaped heir who approaches, And that he shall be fittest for his days.†   (source)
  • Then another cart came by at the same pace, but the occupant of the throne was not old like the others, but a man stalwart and robust, and of a forbidding countenance, who as he came up said in a voice far hoarser and more devilish, "I am the enchanter Archelaus, the mortal enemy of Amadis of Gaul and all his kindred," and then passed on.†   (source)
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