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Be your better self once more--the self which still can remain firm in the face of misfortune.
Noirtier; I will suffer, without complaint, the pecuniary deprivation to which he has subjected me; but I shall remain firm in my determination, and the world shall see which party his reason on his side.
Therefore, Glaucon, I said, whenever you meet with any of the eulogists of Homer declaring that he has been the educator of Hellas, and that he is profitable for education and for the ordering of human things, and that you should take him up again and again and get to know him and regulate your whole life according to him, we may love and honour those who say these things--they are excellent people, as far as their lights extend; and we are ready to acknowledge that Homer is the greatest of poets and first of tragedy writers; but we must remain firm in our conviction that hymns to the gods and praises of famous men are the only poetry which ought to be admitted into our State.
D'Artagnan the younger--notwithstanding the efforts he made to remain firm, as a future Musketeer ought, nature prevailed, and he shed many tears, of which he succeeded with great difficulty in concealing the half.
As regards your hair, it is no doubt a pity, especially as I could not help remarking its beauty during our short interview, but I am afraid that I must remain firm upon this point, and I only hope that the increased salary may recompense you for the loss.
Forecast risk is upward, as claims, confidence and sentiment measures remain firm.
We remain firm to our position that we will not accept positions that are formed overnight so that the Alliance will be degraded.
Domestic sugar prices are likely to remain firm in the near term on account of the expectations of a decline in production and deficit situation in the domestic and global markets, rating agency ICRA said.
Summary: The Lebanese Forces and Kataeb Party remain firm allies, the leaders of both Christian groups said Thursday, dismissing rumors of a rift between the two.
We remain firm believers in catching people doing something right, especially in the world of mishap prevention, where most of the headlines involve the results of people doing something wrong.
TEHRAN (FNA)- President Bashar al-Assad hailed the Syrian people who enabled their country to remain firm and thwart the foreign schemes plotted against it.
Summary: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday that Tehran must remain firm on its right to have nuclear technology and warned of a "harsh response" anybody fighting