Usage examples for valiant

  1. I should like to meet Professor Valiant. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  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. 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
  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. And had he married the valiant matron's daughter, as he promised? – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  6. Alas, for all the valiant band, O king and lord! – Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays by AEschylus
  7. That is well said, valiant fighter, whose greatness is gained by means of women. – The White Shield by Bertram Mitford
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. It is the glory of a valiant lover, Still to be dying, still for to recover. – Lucasta by Richard Lovelace
  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. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. And he is handsome, valiant, high- minded, with a wife his peer? – A Victor of Salamis by William Stearns Davis
  17. 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
  18. Where is valiant John? – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton