In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Michele endured her long illness with stoicism, dignity and determination.
- He accepts his responsibilities with a mixture of stoicism, patience and bewilderment.
- That most shoulder this burden with little complaint says much for their courage and stoicism.
- We're experts at turning a noble fiasco into a story about fortitude and stoicism.
- Every victory was a blessing, every defeat accepted with stoicism.
- It takes a certain kind of stoicism to endure such an extreme environment, and to flourish there.
- Others will display stoicism, and still others would prefer to go fishing.
- Past generations had much worse to deal with, but showed stoicism, forbearance and fortitude.
- The hero will undergo various struggles in which you, the viewer, will be able to vicariously enjoy his stoicism while, of course, undergoing no pain.
- Moving between past and present, writing with self restraint and stoicism, she reveals a history filled with pain.
- Having lived under that cloud for so many years, most British travellers will accept the military presence with more stoicism than alarm.
- The British traditionally accepted the cost of motoring with stoicism.
- He almost lost not only his British optimism but his Germanic stoicism.
- There are many personality traits traditionally associated with multi-million selling superstars, but stoicism is not one of them.
- Throughout the two world wars and the decades following both of them, the lower classes were widely revered for their courage in battle and their stoicism in peace.
- The United player kept his counsel, winning back public opinion with his stoicism in the face of the insults.
- Yet to quote these entries out of context is to miss Derek's exhilarating sense of courage and stoicism when under the stress of physical and mental impairment.
- The British public, and particularly those in London, have been rightly praised for drawing on reserves of stoicism and endurance.
- Clearly, endurance here means much more than tightlipped stoicism.
- A much more honest assessment comes from an American tourist friend who could not believe the calm and stoicism of ordinary Britons during the attacks.
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