from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Manliness.


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  • As Olivier suitably dashing, no? crushed Celeste to his muscled and manly chest, she cried, Oh, I am now truly complete to have such a dashing and wondrous specimen of manlihood.

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  • HAIG: Well, I think we have to be very, very careful that we do not force non-Arab countries who are concerned about American lack of resolve and manlihood to draw the conclusion we've failed in Iraq and we are also going to fail if challenged by them.

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  • Now as for thee, thou'rt soft and of a manlihood indifferent, so would I rate thee at one gold piece.

    The Geste of Duke Jocelyn

  • Yet New England was founded upon the principle that this temper of mind develops manlihood; that inward struggles are the only discipline which can fit a human being for the outward conquest of life.

    The Puritans

  • Themis; thou tyrannous to them that oppose thee with force; thou leader of just men, thou master of manlihood, thou that whirlest thy flaming sphere among the courses of the seven stars of the sky, where thy fiery steeds ever bear thee above the third orbit of heaven; do thou listen to me, helper of mortals, Giver of the bright bloom of youth.

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  • Not only cows stop giving milk if he passes a tabela, people fall of their bicycles, men also lose their manlihood if he is around.

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  • She blatantly lies about cosmetic surgery, prior photos of her body building career are evidence of that plus her manlihood.

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  • And now they fell on Gunnar the king, and because of the host of men that set on him was hand laid on him, and he was cast into fetters; afterwards fought Hogni, with the stoutest heart and the greatest manlihood; and he felled to earth twenty of the stoutest of the champions of King Atli, and many he thrust into the fire that burnt amidst the hall, and all were of one accord that such a man might scarce be seen; yet in the end was he borne down by many and taken.

    The Story of the Volsungs


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