During the years he had served as master of fence at the English Court the sons of royalty had learned to thrust and parry and cut as only De Vac could teach the art; and he had been as conscientious in the discharge of his duties as he had been in his unswerving
hatred and contempt for his pupils.
And this is the order of truth, lesser though it be, that man must know and guide his actions by with unswerving
certitude that it is absolute truth and that in the universe no other order of truth can obtain.
Such characters do not elicit the joyous and unswerving
devotion which Lavalle commanded throughout life.
I trust you because I know that you are not cursed with the terrible trait of absolute and unswerving
truthfulness, that you could lie like one of your own Virginia gentlemen if a lie would save others from sorrow or suffering.
There were jets, too, of liquid fire that fell back in dazzling cascades--a superb but dangerous spectacle, for the wind with unswerving
certainty was carrying the balloon directly toward this blazing atmosphere.
He has helped me to see the other man - half-savage, splendidly masterful, forging his way through to success by sheer pluck and unswerving
He walked up to the furthest corner of the room, and, turning back, saw her sitting very upright, her hands clasped on her lap, and with a lost, unswerving
gaze of her eyes which stared unwinking like the eyes of the blind, at the crude gas flame, blazing and still, between the jaws of the bronze dragon.
Ah, how is it possible for the untaught heart to keep its faith, unswerving
, in the face of dire misrule, and palpable, unrebuked injustice?
It is not possible to blink the truth that Emma Jane was dull; but a dogged, unswerving
loyalty, and the gift of devoted, unselfish loving, these, after all, are talents of a sort, and may possibly be of as much value in the world as a sense of numbers or a faculty for languages.
logic she traces the sequence of act and consequence, showing how apparently trifling words and deeds reveal the springs of character and how careless choices and seemingly insignificant self-indulgences may altogether determine the issues of life.
between thirty and forty - remarkable neither for beauty, nor wealth, nor brilliant accomplishments; nor any other thing that I ever heard of, except genuine good sense, unswerving
integrity, active piety, warm-hearted benevolence, and a fund of cheerful spirits.
Then, too, my father is not a person whose orders may be infringed with impunity; protected as he is by his high position and firmly established reputation for talent and unswerving
integrity, no one could oppose him; he is all-powerful even with the king; he would crush you at a word.