1 It would have been impossible for Mrs. Peniston to be heroic on a desert island, but with the eyes of her little world upon her she took a certain pleasure in her act.
2 This smug in-between town, which had exchanged "Money Musk" for phonographs grinding out ragtime, it was neither the heroic old nor the sophisticated new.
3 His gruffness seemed heroic to her.
4 To her he was a superb, boyish, diverting creature; all the heroic qualities in a manly magnificent body.
5 To Hugh, the Red Swede was the most heroic and powerful person in the world.
6 Neither heroic faith nor heroic guilt.
7 I guess it's a joke on me, I was such a simp, I felt quite heroic while I was driving the buggy back that night & keeping Cy away from me.
8 Carol smiled ingratiatingly, to indicate that she was indeed one who desired to sacrifice, but she sighed, "I don't know; I'm afraid I'm not heroic."
9 All that is made such a flourish of in the old South Sea Voyages, those things were but the life-time commonplaces of our heroic Nantucketers.
10 There it was, heroic in size, a picture writing on the sun.
11 Some of those boys came straight from the cornfields with only a summer's wages in their pockets, hung on through the four years, shabby and underfed, and completed the course by really heroic self-sacrifice.
12 There was a singular absence of heroic poses.
13 In their presence he could not persist in flying high with the wings of war; they rendered it almost impossible for him to see himself in a heroic light.
14 This nerves the African, naturally patient, timid and unenterprising, with heroic courage, and leads him to suffer hunger, cold, pain, the perils of the wilderness, and the more dread penalties of recapture.
15 Candide, who trembled like a philosopher, hid himself as well as he could during this heroic butchery.