The Moffats were very fashionable, and simple Meg was rather daunted
, at first, by the splendor of the house and the elegance of its occupants.
Even so," returned the stranger, nothing daunted
by this cold reception; "I have tarried at 'Edward' a week, and I should be dumb not to have inquired the road I was to journey; and if dumb there would be an end to my calling.
But not a bit daunted
, Queequeg steered us manfully; now sheering off from this monster directly across our route in advance; now edging away from that, whose colossal flukes were suspended overhead, while all the time, Starbuck stood up in the bows, lance in hand, pricking out of our way whatever whales he could reach by short darts, for there was no time to make long ones.
I had indeed levelled at that prominent feature as hard a blow as my knuckles could inflict; and when I saw that either that or my look daunted
him, I had the greatest inclination to follow up my advantage to purpose; but he was already with his mama.
She didn't thank him; still, he felt gratified that she had accepted his assistance, and ventured to stand behind as she examined them, and even to stoop and point out what struck his fancy in certain old pictures which they contained; nor was he daunted
by the saucy style in which she jerked the page from his finger: he contented himself with going a bit farther back and looking at her instead of the book.
Again Miss Garth waited at the threshold, and again the sound of the rustling dress passed to and fro -- now far, now near -- to and fro with a cruel, mechanical regularity, that chilled the warmest sympathy, and daunted
the boldest hope.
The men-at-arms were daunted
, for no armour seemed proof against the shot of this tremendous archer.
His majesty, who is a most magnanimous prince, was less daunted
than I could expect: he ordered me to return it into the scabbard, and cast it on the ground as gently as I could, about six feet from the end of my chain.
But the truth is, the very mass of his son's delinquencies daunted
the old gentleman.
If I had had the honor of seeing you for the third or fourth time, count, instead of only for the second," said Madame de Villefort; "if I had had the honor of being your friend, instead of only having the happiness of being under an obligation to you, I should insist on detaining you to dinner, and not allow myself to be daunted
by a first refusal.
See that you none of you turn in flight towards the ships, daunted
by the shouting of the foe, but press forward and keep one another in heart, if it may so be that Olympian Jove the lord of lightning will vouchsafe us to repel our foes, and drive them back towards the city.
In executing this duty, friends and fellow-citizens, you are to use courage and discretion; courage, that you may not be daunted
by any lawless attempt that this man may make with his rifle and his dogs to oppose you; and discretion, which here means caution and prudence, that he may not escape from this sudden attack—and for other good reasons that I need not mention.