But his wife, who had more than a man's courage, chid his weakness, and put heart into him with her manful admonitions.
The Captain bore the shock of the refusal with, to say the least, manful resignation.
The passionate gladness of the lover was wanting: the chivalrous valiancy of manful joy.
They met, as was the phrase of the time, "manful under shield."
At five-and-twenty I did not trust myself; but I took a manful resolution.
He might have used nicer language, perhaps, but his inner sense was manful.
To quit the field, you think less disgraceful than to suffer defeat in a fair and manful fight?
Her husband, also, and the men-servants maintained a manful struggle.
Let clergymen preach as in duty bound; you and I'll uphold a manful sport, we will, and a cheer for Bob!'
"It was a good lie," declared Nicholas, in manful defence of the weak.