Roy was unbowed and responded, “Pity the nation that has to silence its writers for speaking their minds.”
Cast your minds back to 2005, to an Iraq that was bloody, but unbowed.
“unbowed, undaunted, defiant, and committed are the words that shout out when looking at these remarkable photographs,” he wrote.
Then Hezbollah fought them to a draw, emerging bloodied but unbowed, and with more credibility than ever.
Though unsuccessful in her first foray into national politics, unbowed, Palin has shown more mettle at times than President Obama.
The Allies' heads were "bloody but unbowed," and they were still the masters of their fate.
Under the bludgeoning of chanceMy head is bloody, but unbowed.
The silhouette of this frail girl and her spirit is typical of France: "Her head though bloody is unbowed."
They saw a people with heads bloody, but unbowed, working faithfully at wages fifty per cent.
And withal, you stand before me stalwart and unbowed, young blood still in your veins.