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controversy, on Had we lived, I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance, and courage of my companions.
Just outside the precincts of Belbury his path is blocked by an apparition of Wither, who has gained some ability to project his image at will: "And in one moment all that brittle hardihood was gone from Mark's mood.
Fifty and sixty years ago, before the introduction of cast-iron stoves, there was far more hardihood of body, and less liability to coughs, and all forms of pulmonary complaints.
Benedick Turner likewise focuses on masculinity, but in "A Man's Work Must She Do: Female Manliness in Tennyson's Gareth and Lynette" (VP 52.3: 483-507), he argues that Lynette most exemplifies the masculine code Arthur enjoins upon Gareth in making him a knight: "utter hardihood," "utter gentleness," "utter faithfulness in love," and "uttermost obedience to the King" (ll.
[Y]et from time immemorial they have been treated as competent testimony, and no one would have the hardihood at this day to question their admissibility.").
(3.) As Carl Berger puts it, "Residents of southern zones, wallowing in a surfeit of plenty, were deficient in hardihood and the spirit of liberty.
I reply that the "right," in a case such as this, depends absolutely upon the hardihood of that imagination which ventures to claim the right.
The point to be made here is that these two films offer visions of Australia that are at odds with the national mythology, which has enshrined the bush as the crucible of moral virtues and of (predominantly male) hardihood in the face of daunting challenges.
Its powerful impact, created by the integration of sight and sound, is highlighted by a comparison with a vision of ghosts in Sassoon's poem "Prelude: The Troops": "O my brave brown companions, when your souls / Flock silently away, and the eyeless dead / Shame the wild beast of battle on the ridge, / Death will stand grieving in that field of war / Since your unvanquished hardihood is spent" (129).
Not even a democrat will have the hardihood henceforth to assume that Dakota lacks one of the requisites of statehood.
But the Republican Party platform in 1956 contained this plank: "We recognize the need for maintaining isolated wilderness areas to provide opportunity for future generations to experience some of the wilderness living through which the traditional American spirit of hardihood was developed." The American Presidency Project, Political Party Platforms: Republican Party Platform of 1956, http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=25838 (last visited Apr.
And so long as commercial and industrial superiority depend upon strength of will, business capacity and hardihood, so long will northmen with their unrivalled physique remain leaders among men."