Devotion

Author: Adam Makos
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He is a true hero; and in reading this book, you will understand why I feel that way.”—President George H. W. Bush “This is aerial drama at its best—fast, powerful, and moving.”—Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of ...

Author: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
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The Academy

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•which, may commend itself as the true one to those who can credit the self-
sacrificing devotion of a hoy to one who seems to him majestic and worshipful. ...
Friendship and love with heroic fortitude saflice to make life, as conceived by Mr.
Symonds, a glory and a joy in ... Thus " The Corpse of Julia," the story of the
beautiful buried girl found by Lombard workmen in 1485, while digging on the
Appian "Way, will remind readers of a passage in the first chapter of the Age of
the Despots.

The Academy And Literature

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□which may commend itself as the true one to those who can credit the self-
sacrificing devotion of a boy to one who seems to him majestic and worshipful. ...
Friendship and love with heroic fortitude suffice to make life, as conceived by Mr.
Symonds, a glory and a joy ... Thus " The Corpse of Julia," the story of the
beautiful buried girl found by Lombard workmen in 1485, while digging on the
Appian Way, will remind readers of a passage in the first chapter of the Age of the
Despots.

The Celtic Monthly

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The Fingaliati epic is naturally full of allusions to the sword, if the Gaelic word
lann may be taken to mean that weapon. ... The Lost Pibroch, and other Sheiling
Stories, by Neil Munro. ... are of the Gaidheal of to day, he seldom ventures into
the wild romantic period of Highland history — of the days when every man's best
friend was his strong arm and trusty claymore, and when to-day's act of heroism
and devotion, was followed to-morrow by an unbridled display of passion and
revenge.

Arjuna In The Mahabharata

Author: Ruth C. Katz
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Yet even if Narayana's superiority is not inherent in his name or its history, it is
certainly indicated by the epic's statement that Narayana created Nara by his
austerities (VII. ... IC), divine help is not an uncommon theme in heroic literature.
... historical process whereby the worship of the Vedic god Indra (with its
characteristic ritual, the Vedic sacrifice) was superseded by worship of the fully
Hindu god Vishnu, such as evidently lies, for example, behind the famous
Puranic story of Krishna ...

The Book Of The Epic

Author: Hélène Adeline Guerber
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The World's Great Epics Told in Story Hélène Adeline Guerber ... And now, O
king," the kneeling Egas cries, " Behold my perjured honor's sacrifice: If such
mean victims can atone thine ire, Here let my wife, my babes, myself expire. If
gen'rous ... After proudly enumerating the heroic deeds of various Alphonsos and
Sanchos of Portugal, Da Gama related the touching tale of Pair Inez de Castro (
retold by Mrs. Hemans), to whom Don Pedro, although she was below him THE
LUSIAD 131.

Official Records

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On the contrary, it is eminently desirable that those painful years should fall into
oblivion and that reconciliation should reopen the paths of friendship. I am
convinced, however, ... world as a whole. 31. In Africa, the independence of
Algeria, gained after seven and a half years of struggle, with all that the struggle
cost in the grief, tears, sacrifice and devotion, ... Today we rejoice that this epic
story of Algeria's struggle for freedom has been brought to a happy end. Here I
can do no better ...

Collier S Encyclopedia

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Book IX is a miniature Greek drama. in which tragic error and reversal of fortune
play their part; the story illustrates the power and self-sacrifice of friendship and
points the moral that noble motives, if wrongly carried out. bring disaster. The
second half of the Aeneid may be considered the tragedy of ... Aeneas represents
the Stoic ideal of Vergil's day, and his devotion to a great cause makes him a
worthy hero of the epic. He is far from being a puppet in the hands of fate, as
some critics ...