The virtue of prosperity, is temperance; the virtue of adversity, is fortitude; which in morals is the more heroical
How different from the manly and heroical
poetry of Greece and Rome!
If he were only a little more heroical
, he would be a charming young man: for although he is not very handsome, I don't think you notice it in the least when you are intimate with him.
When Miss Sharp had performed the heroical
act mentioned in the last chapter, and had seen the Dixonary, flying over the pavement of the little garden, fall at length at the feet of the astonished Miss Jemima, the young lady's countenance, which had before worn an almost livid look of hatred, assumed a smile that perhaps was scarcely more agreeable, and she sank back in the carriage in an easy frame of mind, saying--"So much for the Dixonary; and, thank God, I'm out of Chiswick.
The wonderful generosity of her sentiments raises her at times into heroical
and godlike regions, and verifies the pictures of Minerva, Juno, or Polymnia; and by the firmness with which she treads her upward path, she convinces the coarsest calculators that another road exists than that which their feet know.
Other translators' assertiveness appears indirectly, such as John Harington's quasiauthorial byline on the central title of his translation, Orlando Furioso in English Heroical
Verse, by Iohn Haringto[n] .
Ludovico Ariosto's Orlando Furioso Translated into English Heroical
If James is useful because he was never gay enough, Wilde is a handy figure for absolute queer subversion, despite the fact that our sense of his heroical
dissidence depends upon an unacknowledged presumption about revolutionary Irish nationalism.
There are other strengths to the book, such as incisive readings of much overlooked works like Warner's Albion 's England and Drayton's England's Heroical
Therefore, it is of greatest importance that history is documented accurately, even if it is at the expense of creating as many heroical