Perchance Sir Nigel, with his love of all the dying usages of chivalry, might have contrived some strange ordeal or feat of arms by which his love should be put to the test
He had always been looked up to as a high authority on all matters of amusement and dexterity, whether offensive, defensive, or inoffensive; and if, on this very first occasion of being put to the test
, he shrunk back from the trial, beneath his leader's eye, his name and standing were lost for ever.
This was not a cut and dried philosophy with him, but a glimmer that, though always suggesting itself but dimly, never failed when put to the test
An alert and daring brain figured upon the chances of success when a certain plan should be put to the test
as I interpret it) eager to tell him with her own lips, BEFORE he is put to the test
which is to vindicate his character in the eyes of other people.
After months of preparation, his hard work will be put to the test
as Desmond's family and friends arrive for the first shoot, but it is up to the gentleman farmer to put on a good show.
Dan Patrick and House Speaker Joe Straus were put to the test
The Conservatives have put up poor results in byelections since winning a majority government in 2011, and will again be put to the test
in two contests in Ontario and Alberta on Monday.
Play CONTENTS 4 Recipes from one of Tim McDougall's cookery masterclasses 5 Try making your own popcorn the Emma Jenkins way 6 Gastropub The New Pilot is put to the test
, plus Vishal has a hearty winter hotpot to cook 7 Clive Edwards tells us what we should be doing in the garden this month 8&9 Sally Williams heads to Manchester and finds lots to pack into an autumn break 10 Pick a fantastic holiday from our readers' selection 11 10 winter sun holidays worth escaping the British weather for 12&13 Next week's TV highlights plus the latest books, DVDs and music releases 14 Your seven day TV listings
The courts are put to the test
and they must assess the arguments of the first suspect and also of the lustration commission.
Summary: David Cameron's political skills were put to the test
when he was grilled by students and jobseekers during a visit to a college.
Summary: US Dollar Forecast for Recovery Will be Put to the Test
Euro: Will Risk Appetite Hold EURUSD Up or Will the ECB Ease a Break?