It is unfortunately impossible to trace the plan of the poem, which presumably detailed the adventures of this unheroic
character: the metre used was a curious mixture of hexametric and iambic lines.
Had Speranski sprung from the same class as himself and possessed the same breeding and traditions, Bolkonski would soon have discovered his weak, human, unheroic
sides; but as it was, Speranski's strange and logical turn of mind inspired him with respect all the more because he did not quite understand him.
It appeared certain that we must perish, but even that was not the bitterest thought; no, the abjectly unheroic
nature of the death--that was the sting--that and the bizarre wording of the resulting obituary: "SHOT WITH A ROCK, ON A RAFT." There would be no poetry written about it.
But the man who ought to have spoken - the man who had such a chance as few men have off the stage - who could have confounded these villains in a breath, and saved the wretched Rattray at once from them and from himself - that unheroic
hero remained ignobly silent in his homely hiding-place.
James Hook, thou not wholly unheroic
Little Dorrit, though of the unheroic
modern stock and mere English, did much more, in comforting her father's wasted heart upon her innocent breast, and turning to it a fountain of love and fidelity that never ran dry or waned through all his years of famine.
Meanwhile, Mobile Operators and Islamic Banks were the lowest-scoring industries with 'Unheroic
Some accept great personal suffering, even death, while others display profoundly unheroic
kinds of behaviour, generally identified in law as "perfidious," such as placement of military assets or personnel in populated civilian areas, as codified by the Hague Regulations and Geneva Conventions of 1949.
But I did heroize Donald Zec, not least because he cut so unheroic
It is by nature an unheroic
, quiet endeavour, often unfolding in back channels out of sight and out of mind.
Lee says jurors Sally Field and Hector Babenco later told him that Wenders overlooked "Do the Right Thing" because he considered Mookie, Lee's protagonist who incites a riot after Radio Raheem's death by throwing a garbage can through the window of a pizzeria, to be unheroic
. The film ends with quotes from the Rev.
Pearlstein, a choreographer and video artist invested in Conceptualism and Minimalism, brings similarly concise, almost effortless rigor to her unheroic