dauntlessness


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resolute courageousness

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Her dauntless pursuit of sculpture is a recurring theme: at another time Hoffman persevered with her work in Shanghai, where Chinese New Years firecrackers were mixed with "the rattle of the machine guns of the approaching Japanese." (33) Even invading armies and impending war could not shake loose the artist from her sculpture, and the "dauntlessness of the explorer," as Vauxcelles noted, buttressed the work of the artist.
This is why Schimmelpenninck includes two types of sublimity--the terrible and the contemplative sublime--as well as two other categories--the sentimental and the sprightly--in her innovative system and presents the "boldness" "energy" and "pride" of the terrible as merely preceding the "dauntlessness" "strength" and "dignity" found in the contemplative (see Figure 1).
In the second chart within her Theory, "Chart No II--Deformities" Schimmelpenninck creates a moral distinction between the grotesque, "deformed" passions of what she refers to as "the horrible" and the still, awed emotions of "the terrible" which lead into the spiritual veneration and dauntlessness of "the contemplative sublime." She draws this distinction in accordance with Radcliffe and contrary to Burke's conflation of terror and horror.
His observation of the Moravians' unshaken dauntlessness was a spiritual turning point that would lead toward the eventual formation of the Methodist church.
For Schimmelpenninck, the corporate prayer of a ship's crew and the communal dauntlessness of the Roman senate together illustrate the conception of a contemplative sublime based not in individual autonomy but in a paradoxical strength in shared vulnerability.
Her crossing of the sea to Scotland, to retrieve her sister Julian, involves the "dauntlessness" of Schimmelpenninck's contemplative sublime.
Perhaps projects inspired by artistic dauntlessness too often contract the symptoms that they had been roused to contest.
("TRAVELER: Always intrepid.'") Their dauntlessness in the face of ignorance, confusion, and failure provides us with another instance of the co-incidence between traveling and writing in the world of la betise.
To some readers today this faith, rooted in the dauntlessness of Tarry's middle-class Southern family, in her commitment to moral and educational self-improvement, and in her socially conscious Catholicism, may elicit little more than an ironic reminder of a time when terms like integration and freedom now possessed an unquestioned moral authority and bespoke what seemed then a social inevitability.
But in addition to strength and sustenance, there was something else she gave Ashe; something possibly more precious than her devotion, her dependability, her dauntlessness in the face of death.
"); and he thrusts us into a vibrating engine room "in that kitchen where the motion of the ship was being cooked over infernal fires heated from below, power was churning, power frightening in its concentration, transmitted to the very keel, to the endlessly long vault, into the rounded and dimly lighted tunnel, where a colossal shaft rotated slowly in its oily bed with a dauntlessness that was crushing to a man's soul." This quote is from his tour de force "The Gentleman From San Francisco," a long story about a wealthy, driven businessman who has, until the age of 58, postponed living, "merely existing" and focusing all his hopes on the future.
Nobuteru Mori, the founder of SDK, had a motto of "Dauntlessness and Indomitableness." I hope that you keep a mind of "never-give-up" and add to it flexible thinking, thereby producing many alternatives that lead to future prosperity.
She is described as being a "straight-talking Northern-accented girl, someone remarkable for her dauntlessness and integrity." She's also been "brought up in a family of soldiers and shares their fearlessness." Actors who audition are expected to be strong-minded and have a fighting spirit.
I, being the daughter of such a son of a soil, can proudly raise my head and declare that my father fought with such dauntlessness, fearlessness and devotion which was incomparable.
Nobuteru Mori, the founder of Showa Denko, held up "dauntlessness and indomitableness" as his motto, challenged new businesses everybody thought impossible, conquered every difficulty, and left behind a great achievement in the development of Japanese chemical industry.