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
'My dear ma'am,' said Mr Chester, 'you embolden
me to be plain with you.
I was greatly refreshed by this, and emboldened
by the fact that no enquiring tentacle followed the noise of my pumping.
So I am emboldened
to suggest, here and now, three things:
No, sir; not yet, said Stubb, emboldened
, I will not tamely be called a dog, sir.
From this complacence, the critics have been emboldened
to assume a dictatorial power, and have so far succeeded, that they are now become the masters, and have the assurance to give laws to those authors from whose predecessors they originally received them.
This done, emboldened
by what they considered cowardice on the part of the white men, they neglected their usual mode of bush-fighting, and advanced openly within twenty paces of the willows.
Having added one of the titles, The Hanging Judge, to the list of projected plays, now thrown aside, and emboldened
by my husband's offer to give me any help needed, I concluded to try and write it myself.
'Yer know, Work'us,' continued Noah, emboldened
by Oliver's silence, and speaking in a jeering tone of affected pity: of all tones the most annoying: 'Yer know, Work'us, it can't be helped now; and of course yer couldn't help it then; and I am very sorry for it; and I'm sure we all are, and pity yer very much.
The harebrained self-conceit which had emboldened
Wamba to undertake this dangerous office, was scarce sufficient to support him when he found himself in the presence of a man so dreadful, and so much dreaded, as Reginald Front-de-B uf, and he brought out his pax vobiscum, to which he, in a good measure, trusted for supporting his character, with more anxiety and hesitation than had hitherto accompanied it.
The mason, after hesitating a long time between two-pounds-ten and five pounds, was emboldened
by a fellow-workman, who treated him to some hot whiskey and water, to name the larger sum.
by her beauty and gentleness, I ventured to reply, "Before, madam, I answer your question, allow me to say how grateful I am for this meeting, which is not only a consolation to me in my own heavy sorrow, but may perhaps enable me to render your lot happier," and then I told her who I was, and how I had come there.