Usage examples for vigour

  1. But he was a General Officer of not more than fifty- five, in his full vigour, and she a woman of seventy! – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. This wonderful picture, which was brought from Rome, is, for vigour of execution and truth of colouring, superior to all the others by the same master. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  3. Captain Cone now came to Paris and plunged into the work of organizing naval aviation with all his usual vigour. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  4. Uncle Jim cursed out " Henry" with great vigour. – The Killer by Stewart Edward White
  5. What envoy will ever dare to speak with vigour if he is not sustained by the government at home? – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  6. Then the action starts forward with a reserve of vigour that helps it in various ways. – The Craft of Fiction by Percy Lubbock
  7. We were invited to dinner by one of the richest land proprietors of the island, who, although considerably more than seventy years old, still retained the animation and vigour of youth. – A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue
  8. This vigour he needed. – The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI) by Max Duncker
  9. A new vigour entered her limbs. – A Romance of Wastdale by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  10. The bright sunlight made our hearts bound and filled our bodies with vigour, and as we stood there on the edge of the unknown and silent world we had come so far to see, our hopes were high, and one and all we were eager for the battle with the wild. – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace
  11. He had been told by his captain that there would more than likely be rough work to do, and he prepared for it with a skill and vigour that left no doubt as to how his instructions would be carried out. – Looking Seaward Again by Walter Runciman
  12. In the young days of our vigour we were merry. – Idle Ideas in 1905 by Jerome K. Jerome
  13. Here was his father, in the full vigour of his years, about to die a violent death, amidst the hatred of millions of men who, if all had done right, should have been attached to him, and have defended his life at the peril of their own. – The Peasant and the Prince by Harriet Martineau
  14. They are Ben Johnson's: Underneath this Stone doth lie As much Virtue as cou'd die: Which when alive did Vigour give To as much Beauty as cou'd live. – An Essay on Criticism by John Oldmixon
  15. Well but, Lovelace, how the deuce wilt thou, with that full health and vigour of constitution, and with that bloom in thy face, make any body believe thou art sick? – Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9) History Of A Young Lady by Samuel Richardson
  16. A second at four miles, and it flew with vigour. – Wonderful Balloon Ascents or, the Conquest of the Skies by Fulgence Marion
  17. She pulled herself together with remarkable vigour, and before Mary, the maid, she contrived to behave just as if nothing of great importance had occurred. – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  18. Perhaps it requires a condition of peculiar vigour to bear the incarceration. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  19. He inherited from his father the stupendous health and vigour for which Alexander had been remarkable in his youth, and was remarkable still in his old age. – The Life of Cesare Borgia by Raphael Sabatini
  20. " No, you won't," said the patient with sudden vigour. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith