Usage examples for unbowed

  1. At that Clarence Heyl rose too, hurriedly, as one unaccustomed to the service, and stood with unbowed head, looking at the rabbi interestedly, thoughtfully, reverently. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  2. Children of one dear land and every sea, At last fulfilment comes- the night is o'er; Now, as at Samothrace, swift Victory Walks winged on the shore; And England, deathless Mother of the dead, Gathers, with lifted eyes and unbowed head, Her silent sons into her arms once more. – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch
  3. And never cross her path, Nor rouse that dark eye in its pain; That fell sea- spirit, and the dire Spring of a will untaught, unbowed. – Medea of Euripedes by Euripedes
  4. As he gripped my hand I perceived that he was smitten but unbowed. – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  5. He was astonished at the look of youth, for the Pope was eighty- eight this year; yet his figure was as upright as that of a man of fifty, his shoulders unbowed, his head set on them like an athlete's, and his wrinkles scarcely perceptible in the half light. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  6. He will cry aloud, in the words of the late W. E. Henley, " My head is bloody but unbowed." – A Christmas Garland by Max Beerbohm