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But that which takes my fancy most in the heroic class, is the good-humor and hilarity they exhibit.
The heroic cannot be the common, nor the common the heroic.
But whoso is heroic will always find crises to try his edge.
The heroic woman swallowed a playful and inconvenient object like a billiard ball, which had tried to jump out of her throat.
ENGLAND captain Joe Root believes Ben Stokes' Headingley heroics can reshape the rest of the Ashes, shifting the momentum decisively in the home side's favour.
Jamie Smith wrote to say that she has seen evidence of late that we don't have a good grasp of the difference between "heroics" and "heroism."
As should be the 180 degree turnaround that immediately follows these "heroics".
'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).
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.