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- adj. Heroic
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Heroic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as heroic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes
The last object that ties man and man, is comeliness of person, and beauty alone, as men love women with a wanton eye: which κατ 'ἐξοχὴν is termed heroical, or love-melancholy.
The part affected in men is the liver, and therefore called heroical, because commonly gallants.
But if anything be already said in the defence of sweet poetry, all concurreth to the maintaining the heroical, which is not only a kind, but the best, and most accomplished kind of poetry.
But if anything be already said in the defense of sweet poetry, all concurreth to the maintaining the heroical, which is not only a kind, but the best and most accomplished kind of poetry.
The son of this heiress was the 'heroical' Lord Audley who so greatly distinguished himself at the
a kind of heroical scorn he bid Aeneas take her, or with a milder farewell, let her go.
How different from the manly and heroical poetry of Greece and Rome.
How different from the manly and heroical poetry of Greece and Rome!
The virtue of prosperity, is temperance; the virtue of adversity, is fortitude; which in morals is the more heroical virtue.
When every Mid-Autumn Festival came, the soldiers naturally missed their families but fought with heroical determination to drive off the aggressors.