His cousin was as absurd as he had hoped, and he listened to him with the keenest enjoyment, maintaining at the same time the most resolute
composure of countenance, and, except in an occasional glance at Elizabeth, requiring no partner in his pleasure.
Their leader, the famous Endicott, was a man of stern and resolute
countenance, the effect of which was heightened by a grizzled beard that swept the upper portion of his breastplate.
Less technically, but not less correctly, the word "anchored," with its characteristic appearance and resolute
sound, ought to be good enough for the newspapers of the greatest maritime country in the world.
Around the gibbets, and particularly at the entrances to the arcade of Saint Jean, moved a noisy mass, a busy mass; daring faces, resolute
demeanors were to be seen here and there, mingled with silly faces and indifferent demeanors; signals were exchanged, hands given and taken.
We cannot be surprised, therefore, that some of the resolute
of his party should feel dismay at the thoughts of adventuring into this perilous wilderness under the uncertain guidance of three hunters, who had merely passed once through the country and might have forgotten the landmarks.
Too much horrified to speak, They can only shriek, shriek, Out of tune, In a clamorous appealing to the mercy of the fire, In a mad expostulation with the deaf and frantic fire, Leaping higher, higher, higher, With a desperate desire, And a resolute
endeavor Now - now to sit, or never, By the side of the pale-faced moon.
His instance is, that for the achieving of a desperate conspiracy, a man should not rest upon the fierceness of any man's nature, or his resolute
undertakings; but take such an one, as hath had his hands formerly in blood.
They called each other by their Christian name, were always arm in arm when they walked, pinned up each other's train for the dance, and were not to be divided in the set; and if a rainy morning deprived them of other enjoyments, they were still resolute
in meeting in defiance of wet and dirt, and shut themselves up, to read novels together.
Besides, all manner of doubt was quickly put out of the question: preparations for the trip were set on foot at London; the factories of Lyons received a heavy order for the silk required for the body of the balloon; and, finally, the British Government placed the transport-ship Resolute
, Captain Bennett, at the disposal of the expedition.
and Natasha's voice sounded still more firm and resolute
resistance to her husband's plans for emerging from poverty, by the simple process of coining his own money.
His manner--strikingly resolute
and self-contained--was unmistakably the manner of a gentleman.