Aaron, an apple-cheeked youngster of seven, with a clean starched frill which looked like a plate for the apples, needed all his adventurous curiosity to embolden
him against the possibility that the big-eyed weaver might do him some bodily injury; and his dubiety was much increased when, on arriving at the Stone-pits, they heard the mysterious sound of the loom.
A proceeding of this kind, out of the usual course, would be likely to be construed into an argument of timidity or of weakness, and would have a tendency to embolden
In the meantime I will go to Ithaca, to put heart into Ulysses' son Telemachus; I will embolden
him to call the Achaeans in assembly, and speak out to the suitors of his mother Penelope, who persist in eating up any number of his sheep and oxen; I will also conduct him to Sparta and to Pylos, to see if he can hear anything about the return of his dear father--for this will make people speak well of him.
I am by no means naturally nervous, and the very few glasses of Lafitte which I had sipped served to embolden
me no little, so that I felt nothing of trepidation, but merely uplifted my eyes with a leisurely movement, and looked carefully around the room for the intruder.
I had but to turn from my little pupils to myself at their age, and I should know, at once, how to win their confidence and affections: how to waken the contrition of the erring; how to embolden
the timid and console the afflicted; how to make Virtue practicable, Instruction desirable, and Religion lovely and comprehensible.
The presence of Henry Westwick seemed at once to relieve and embolden
If the Taliban were able to re-assert power in Afghanistan, it would embolden
militants in Pakistan and increase the risk of extremists gaining access to Islamabad's nuclear weapons,' she says.
Summary: ABU DHABI - To embolden
its distribution network in Africa, Thuraya, the leading international mobile satellite operator has signed a service partner agreement with Africell Holding (a subsidiary of Lintel Holding).
Barnes WASHINGTON--Prominent Democratic senators who are against the troop buildup in Iraq took issue Sunday with criticism from Bush administration officials who have charged that opposition to the president's new strategy will embolden
On the other hand, as Canada Family Action Coalition executive director Brian Rushfeldt vowed at the National Marriage Caucus in Ottawa, even if supporters of traditional marriage lose this vote in Parliament, it will only embolden
pro-family Canadians to intensify their efforts to remove from office anti-family MPs so as to ensure a pro-family Parliament overturns the legislation later in time.
Yet RTI's comparative materials data and market information ultimately embolden
these buyers to use the leverage this knowledge provides.
There is no prospect of a Government defeat, but with Tories and Liberal Democrats also intending to oppose the bill, a sizeable Labour rebellion may be enough to embolden
peers to vote it down when it reaches the House of Lords.