A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced
And although this variety of interests, for reasons sufficiently explained in a former paper, may have a salutary influence on the administration of the government when formed, yet every one must be sensible of the contrary influence, which must have been experienced
in the task of forming it.
He was of the middle size, light complexioned, and though but about twenty-five years of age, was considered an experienced Indian trader.
Most of them had already experienced the wild freedom of savage life, and looked forward to a renewal of past scenes of adventure and exploit.
The sixth party, the Bennigsenites, said, on the contrary, that at any rate there was no one more active and experienced than Bennigsen: "and twist about as you may, you will have to come to Bennigsen eventually.
These men, though enchanted with the sovereign for refusing the command of the army, yet blamed him for such excessive modesty, and only desired and insisted that their adored sovereign should abandon his diffidence and openly announce that he would place himself at the head of the army, gather round him a commander in chief's staff, and, consulting experienced theoreticians and practical men where necessary, would himself lead the troops, whose spirits would thereby be raised to the highest pitch.
I have more than once experienced
the difficulty of speaking to him on personal matters.
No fear that I experienced
in my waking life resembled the fear that possessed me in my sleep.
In the past White Fang had experienced
delayed punishments, and he apprehended that such a one was about to befall him.
The poem could have been written only by one who combined in a very high degree intellectual power, poetic feeling, religious idealism, profound scholarship and knowledge of literature, and also experienced
knowledge of the actual world of men.
Shall I assume that we ourselves are able and experienced
judges and have before now met with such a person?
God knows he will have temptations enough to assail him, both from within and without, when I have done all I can to render vice as uninviting to him, as it is abominable in its own nature - I myself have had, indeed, but few incentives to what the world calls vice, but yet I have experienced
temptations and trials of another kind, that have required, on many occasions, more watchfulness and firmness to resist than I have hitherto been able to muster against them.
Francois was stern, demanding instant obedience, and by virtue of his whip receiving instant obedience; while Dave, who was an experienced
wheeler, nipped Buck's hind quarters whenever he was in error.
At every step he experienced
what a man would experience who, after admiring the smooth, happy course of a little boat on a lake, should get himself into that little boat.
One day, when I was oppressed by cold, I found a fire which had been left by some wandering beggars, and was overcome with delight at the warmth I experienced