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  • Beside her, as part of an alternating sequence of passive and active virtues, Fortitude is dressed for battle with mace and pavis in hand. 52 30

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Nicholas Basbanes, author of A Gentle Madness and Patience and Fortitude is back with the final book in his series on books, A Splendor of Letters (isn’t that a wonderfully evocative title?).

    Calling All Bibliophiles! « So Many Books

  • The Fortitude was a small seventy-four, but well manned.

    Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I

  • World of Warcraft Garments of the Light; WoW: What does the Power word Fortitude or something like that.

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  • But both these Venetian symbols together do not at all approach the idea of Fortitude as given generally by Giotto and the Pisan sculptors; clothed with a lion's skin, knotted about her neck, and falling to her feet in deep folds; drawing back her right hand, with the sword pointed towards her enemy; and slightly retired behind her immovable shield, which, with Giotto, is square, and rested on the ground like a tower, covering her up to above her shoulders; bearing on it a lion, and with broken heads of javelins deeply infixed.

    Stones of Venice [introductions]

  • "Fortitude" has just moved on again after a hiatus; light dawned and I realised that the PoV had to go back to a different character, after a whole chapter of being bounced around inside Iain Siward's tormented brain.

    Happy Easter!

  • Botticelli contributed the enthroned "Fortitude" and "Spring" to the allegorical style of painting so popular in his day.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • One of the men here was speaking about that kind, and he called it 'Fortitude'.

    Mr. Standfast

  • "Fortitude," he repeated the word slowly and deliberately,

    There was a King in Egypt

  • On the way back to the ship I learned from the skipper that the "Juno's" consort in the action was called the "Fortitude," and that she had suffered severely in the engagement, losing six men killed, and fifty - six wounded, having three of her lower-deck guns dismounted, and also being set on tire.

    Under the Meteor Flag Log of a Midshipman during the French Revolutionary War

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