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But they were not able to break their steel-like staunchness. Not a single one deserted his homeland.
Supreme staunchness is thinking "what a tune that is by the way".
Supreme staunchness is buying a 60p bottle of water if your shopping comes to PS16.30.
Supreme staunchness is John "Bomber" Brown's brogues.
He has left a legacy of staunchness and bravery, which we know shall be emulated by our young lawyers and public servants, he added.
But that good comes at certain costs, and one of them is the insistence on absolute staunchness at the dog's first whiff of scent.
The staunchness of Birmingham in the Parliamentary cause also inflamed the bile of a leading Royalist who wrote an influential history of the Civil War.
But his expenditure of effort, staunchness and sheer resolution was immense and it was on those qualities that Coventry based what turned out to be another notable win.
"He [was] just so valiant," says Baker, who admires Churchill's "staunchness," "never-give-up attitude," and "eloquence in the face of what was sheer terror." "There was nothing but certainty in his mind that the [Allies] would prevail.
Honora Elizabeth Laskey Minter and her ilk display the strange staunchness of self-creation, the often-ignored aggressive calm and defiance of femininity.
Some of the traits that really impressed me about Emma were her handling, her staunchness until I got up to her, and her tender-mouthed retrieving.
Bette wanted to work when she didn't have to work, that's part of her staunchness: she continues.