stout-heartedness love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being stout-hearted; courage; especially, moral courage.


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  • Take heed of stout-heartedness, and a contempt or neglect thereby of divine warnings.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Here are two notable qualifications, stout-heartedness, and remoteness from righteousness.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • And those whose souls are pressed in earnest with them, and are driven from all the reliefs which not only carnal security and stout-heartedness in adversity do offer, but also from all those lawful diversions which the world can administer, will understand that true consolation is an act of the exceeding greatness of the power of God, and without which it will not be wrought.


  • To do that for the sake of corporate stout-heartedness is, I think, the acme of what Aristotle meant by virtue.

    Carry On Letters in War-Time

  • They have shredded off their weaknesses, and attained that "corporate stout-heartedness" which is "the acme of what Aristotle meant by virtue."

    Carry On Letters in War-Time

  • Old Boisterous found a consenting phrase or two to utter, in his own vein; Philina laughed at them all; and Madam Melina, who, notwithstanding her advanced state of pregnancy, had lost nothing of her natural stout-heartedness, regarded the proposal as heroic.

    Chapter IV. Book IV

  • The Colonel had implicit faith in the stout-heartedness, the spirit, the fighting quality of his battalion.

    Between the Lines

  • It is needless here to dwell upon the traits of his personal character: his sweetness of spirit, his stout-heartedness in disaster, his scorn of money, his love for the intellectual life.

    The American Spirit in Literature : a chronicle of great interpreters

  • In my youthful ignorance I did not know whether to deplore woman's deceit or to admire her stout-heartedness.

    The Belovéd Vagabond

  • It made them laugh; it was a tribute to their stout-heartedness.

    Change in the Village


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