Stand firm, and your mamma will soon relinquish her persecution; and the gentleman himself will cease to pester you with his addresses if he finds them steadily rejected.
Well, Esther, I pity you; but still, I repeat, stand firm.
Such dispositions, are the very errors of human nature; and yet they are the fittest timber, to make great politics of; like to knee timber, that is good for ships, that are ordained to be tossed; but not for building houses, that shall stand firm
He had a vague feeling that he must stand firm
and support the doctor.
To add to our concern, we heard voices already drawing near us in the woods along shore, and we had not only the danger of being cut off from the stockade in our half-crippled state but the fear before us whether, if Hunter and Joyce were attacked by half a dozen, they would have the sense and conduct to stand firm
Soon his sharpened ear detected footsteps upon the stairs, at which his heart thumped so painfully that he could hardly stand firm
Hector soon marked the havoc Diomed and Ulysses were making, and bore down upon them with a loud cry, followed by the Trojan ranks; brave Diomed was dismayed when he saw them, and said to Ulysses who was beside him, "Great Hector is bearing down upon us and we shall be undone; let us stand firm and wait his onset.
Well do I know that though cowards quit the field, a hero, whether he wound or be wounded, must stand firm and hold his own.
Now a low cry of fear rose from the impi, and some turned to fly, but Faku, the captain, a great and brave man, shouted to them, "Stand firm
, children of the king, stand firm
, these are no Esedowana, these are but the Wolf-Brethren and their pack.
If there is no place of refuge, they will stand firm
If you stand firm
, Sir Percival must give way--he must give way, I tell you, or he exposes himself to the base imputation of marrying Miss Fairlie entirely from mercenary motives.
Summary: Davos [Switzerland], January 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a brief discussion on the issue of terrorism, with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, put forth that "both the countries may stand firm
in combating terrorism in all its forms and its manifestations.