Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken; Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He star'd at the Pacific and all his men Look'd at each other with a wild surmise Silent, upon a peak in Darien.
The world continues to offer glittering prizes to those who have Stout hearts and Stout swords.Birkenhead, F(rederick) E(dwin) Smith, 1st Earl of
But here our authors make a doubt Whether he were more wise or Stout. Some hold the one and some the other; But howsoe'er they make a pother, The difference was so small his brain Outweighed his rage but half a grain; Which made some take him for a tool That knaves do work with, called a fool.
Art is long, and time is fleeting, And our hearts, though Stout and brave, Still, like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though Stout and brave, Still, like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Who doubting tyranny, and fainting under Fortune's false lottery, desperately run To death, for dread of death; that soul's most Stout, That, bearing all mischance, dares last it out.
Confidence is conqueror of men; victorious both over them and in them; The iron will of one Stout heart shall make a thousand quail: A feeble dwarf, dauntlessly resolved, will turn the tide of battle, And rally to a nobler strife the giants that had fled.martin farquhar tupper
Scarce one tall frigate walks the sea Or skirts the safer shores Of all that bore to victory Our Stout old Commodores.
Variant translation: Far off, Oh keep far off, you uninitiated ones. Now, Aeneas, thou needest thy courage, now thy Stout heart!
This earth, that bears thee dead, Bears not alive so Stout a gentleman.
Mouths without hands; maintained at vast expense, In peace a charge, in war a weak defense: Stout once a month they march, a blustering band, And ever, but in times of need, at hand.john dryden