Firm, faithful, and devoted
, full of energy, and zeal, and truth, he labours for his race; he clears their painful way to improvement; he hews down like a giant the prejudices of creed and caste that encumber it.
The young King was devoted
to hunting, and often indulged in his favourite pastime, attended by the noblest youths in his kingdom.
Yes, we are devoted
to them," repeated Porthos; "and you -- to whom are you devoted
To a man who has never seen the extraordinary nobility, strength, and grace that the devoted
generations of ship-builders have evolved from some pure nooks of their simple souls, the sight that could be seen five-and-twenty years ago of a large fleet of clippers moored along the north side of the New South Dock was an inspiring spectacle.
The second idea, the devoted
, reasonable idea -- the least important, sir -- was to go and dig up a million in gold, buried by King Charles I.
Being a slave owner and like other slave owners a politician, he was naturally an original secessionist and ardently devoted
to the Southern cause.
Indeed, I know of nothing in the world that is either nobler or rarer than a devoted
For the dissemination of pure truth and to secure the triumph of virtue," he read, "we must cleanse men from prejudice, diffuse principles in harmony with the spirit of the times, undertake the education of the young, unite ourselves in indissoluble bonds with the wisest men, boldly yet prudently overcome superstitions, infidelity, and folly, and form of those devoted
to us a body linked together by unity of purpose and possessed of authority and power.
And yet it must be said, to the disgrace of mankind, that Cornelius van Baerle, without being aware of the fact, had a much more ferocious, fierce, and implacable enemy than the Grand Pensionary and his brother had among the Orange party, who were most hostile to the devoted
brothers, who had never been sundered by the least misunderstanding during their lives, and by their mutual devotion in the face of death made sure the existence of their brotherly affection beyond the grave.
Alban Morris, is even more devoted
to Miss Emily's service than I am.
But don't forget that the young lady has other devoted
friends besides you.
The other side discloses a broad doorway (closed by a canvas screen), which serves as a means of communication with an inner apartment, devoted
to the superior officers.
The Ox took under his patronage the next term of life, and therefore man in his middle age is fond of work, devoted
to labor, and resolute to amass wealth and to husband his resources.
There was only one man who would not admit that the situation was desperate-- he alone had confidence; and that was their devoted
But Ruskin is much more than any man's disciple; and he also contrasts strongly with Carlyle, first because a large part of his life was devoted
to the study of Art--he is the single great art-critic in English Literature--and also because he is one of the great preachers of that nineteenth century humanitarianism at which Carlyle was wont to sneer.