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Quotes of valiant

  1. Not only must Americans admire Israel, there can be no doubt that we have an interest in, and special responsibility for, that valiant nation. – George Ball
  2. But go on, valiant champion; you die not as a fool, though the apostate, unfaithful, and lukewarm ministers and professors of this generation think and say so. – Donald Cargill
  3. My other brother, the Lord Lucas, who was heir to my father's estate, and as it were the father to take care of us all, is not less valiant than they were, although his skill in the discipline of war was not so much, not being bred therein. – Margaret Cavendish
  4. To show the world what long experience gains, requires not courage, though it calls for pains; but at life's outset to inform mankind is a bold effort of a valiant mind. – George Crabbe
  5. Then trust me there's nothing like drinking, So pleasant on this side of the grave: It keeps the unhappy from thinking, And makes e'en the valiant more brave. – Charles Dibdin
  6. Remember the valiant Iraqi peasant and how he shot down an American Apache with an old weapon. – Saddam Hussein
  7. He is not valiant that dares die, but he that boldly bears calamity. – Philip Massinger
  8. As he was valiant I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him. – William Shakespeare
  9. You may as well say, 'That's a valiant flea that dare eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion. – William Tecumseh Sherman
  10. Our soldiers have done a valiant effort in fighting terrorism and bringing a semblance of law and order to the chaos in the region and it would be shortsighted to lay out a specific timetable to bring U. S. troops home prematurely before their mission is accomplished. – James T. Walsh

Usage examples for valiant

  1. And had he married the valiant matron's daughter, as he promised? – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  2. In his valiant khaki he has more than any of us the air of being on the eve. – A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair
  3. I should like to meet Professor Valiant – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  4. I have been curious in the searching of you, Because I understand you wise and valiant persons. – A King, and No King by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  5. Where is valiant John? – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton
  6. It is the glory of a valiant lover, Still to be dying, still for to recover. – Lucasta by Richard Lovelace
  7. And he is handsome, valiant high- minded, with a wife his peer? – A Victor of Salamis by William Stearns Davis
  8. This strong and valiant race never submitted to the Spaniards, and when at last they were defeated and crowded back from the coast well on in the eighteenth century, they retired to the north and maintained their freedom for many years. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  9. That is well said, valiant fighter, whose greatness is gained by means of women. – The White Shield by Bertram Mitford
  10. Rustem had also been joined by his valiant companions, and a general battle ensued. – Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan by Anonymous
  11. I heard of the valiant Kosciusko, the good Stanislaus, and the palatine Sobieski, with his brave grandson, spoken of in the same breath. – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  12. Alas, for all the valiant band, O king and lord! – Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays by AEschylus
  13. Nevertheless, he returned not without the loss of many and valiant subjects, and of almost all his horses. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  14. That morning Jim Barrows was feeling particularly valiant – The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys by Gulielma Zollinger
  15. It was not easy to make this plan acceptable to Luther, for his valiant heart had long overcome all earthly fear, and with ecstatic pleasure, in which there was much enthusiasm and some humour, he watched the attempts of the Romanists who wished to take away his life; this, however, was under the disposal of another and higher power, which spoke through his mouth. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  16. But the colonists did not submit to their fate without valiant resistance. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  17. He is Edmund, the valiant young Saxon who smote us more than once so heavily down in Wessex. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  18. In the picture he is a very David-" ruddy and of a fair countenance"; a countenance at once gentle and valiant vigorous and pure. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  19. The valiant efforts of the other garrisons were crowned with better success. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  20. Though her frail and delicate figure did not exceed medium height, and though everything about her breathed modesty and humility, her gait was nevertheless full of dignity and nobility; one recognized, in seeing her, the descendant of those great and powerful lords, of those perfect knights whose valiant swords had sustained throne and altar. – The Makers of Canada: Bishop Laval by A. Leblond de Brumath