Now Nada ceased speaking, and for a long while was silent; Umslopogaas was also silent and torn with pain and sorrow because he must lose the Lily thus, and she must die so wretchedly, for one reason only, that the cast of Faku had robbed him of his strength
But he who reigns Monarch in Heav'n, till then as one secure Sat on his Throne, upheld by old repute, Consent or custome, and his Regal State Put forth at full, but still his strength
conceal'd, Which tempted our attempt, and wrought our fall.
Her colonies in our vicinity will be likely to continue too much disproportioned in strength
to be able to give us any dangerous annoyance.
The North is generally the region of strength
, and many local circumstances render it probable that the most Northern of the proposed confederacies would, at a period not very distant, be unquestionably more formidable than any of the others.
Half an hour had not passed when the same symptoms began to appear; but as I had only drunk half a glass of the water, I contended longer, and instead of falling entirely asleep, I sank into a state of drowsiness which left me a perception of what was passing around me, while depriving me of the strength
either to defend myself or to fly.
In a few hours my strength
will be utterly exhausted; besides, perhaps I have not been missed at the fortress.
Now, when your weapons are dulled, your ardor damped, your strength
exhausted and your treasure spent, other chieftains will spring up to take advantage of your extremity.
He gesticulated in the most majestic manner, and appeared, for D'Artagnan only saw his back, to be scolding the workmen for their idleness and want of strength
As the creeper that girdles the tree-trunk the Law runneth forward and back-- For the strength
of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength
of the Wolf is the Pack.
We may lean towards a belief that great animal strength
may be a sound base for changes of all sorts.
Mean men, in their rising, must adhere; but great men, that have strength
in themselves, were better to maintain themselves indifferent, and neutral.
Do that likewise,' said the giant, 'if you have strength