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The heroic cannot be the common, nor the common the heroic.
But whoso is heroic will always find crises to try his edge.
It's because of their heroics that Bush attended a memorial service in Shanksville, and not inside an ash pit that once was the White House or the Capitol.
Sully' Sullenberger's heroics as he landed his plane on the river after the craft collided with a flock of geese upon departure from New York's LaGuardia airport.
GEORGIA v NAMIBIA, POOL D, TODAY, 5PM: Georgia coach Malkhaz Cheishvili says the "Lelos" will build on their heroics against Ireland with their first World Cup win today.
The world-wide appeal of the Harry Potter reinforces the traditional perspectives of heroes and heroics (Black, 2003).
Kobe had a chance to win the game at the end of regulation, to replay his heroics from Game 4, but fired an 18-foot airball.
How to answer to history in a moment when "anything goes" remains a fundamental question, but it's the somewhat unexpected, unsentimental, and non-nostalgic "return" to those heroics that makes Martin's own investigation prepossessing, especially freshened with the bracing antiheroic potential of Agnes Martin, Ree Morton, and Mary Heilmann, and with the grubby energy of the street.
Among their topics are heroic dogs and men in the Finn ballads and tales, the death of Dafydd ap Gwilym, Sibyl in Medieval Wales, Elis Gruffydd's meditations of idolatry, medieval heroics without heroes or epics, poetry and pillowtalk, Liadain and Cuirithir and the role of the woman-poet, person-switching in Celtic panegyric, instruction riddles in Welsh law, convergences and tensions among metaphors and metonyms for the heroic society in early Welsh poetry, James Joyce's aural aesthetics, the Old Irish word for fleshfork, and Aogan O Rathaille's shoes and the mock-warrant.
Although there are combat thrills aplenty in this title, the author's primary interest is the human side of the conflict, the heroics and horrors faced by brave men in a muddled war.
In the ongoing struggle between heroes and process, I think there is an answer: After the heroics, the heroes should document/improve the process based on their act(s) of heroism.
Even as Elizabeth champions traditional male ideals of heroism, her female "heroics of survival" "implicitly critiques the heroics of action" (39).