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Sometimes they do heroic things, sometimes they wish they could.
Shockingly, this last couplet made it into the 1953 film version; someone was napping over at MGM.
Claret for boys, port for men, and brandy for heroes, according to Dr. Johnson, and Hitch went for the heroic.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hamas called the attack “heroic” and, disgustingly, tweeted out photos of the bodies.
It is this kind of abstraction that leads to more mythology, more heroic narratives, more undertones of patriotic martyrdom.War Is About More Than Heroes, Martyrs, and Patriots|Nathan Bradley Bethea|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Again, she was present at the battle of Silan, where her heroic example of courage infused new life into her brother rebels.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
It is not likely that the inhabitants of Ivrea, who thus commemorate her heroic deed, will ever forget their Mugnaia.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
All men are not heroes, and in many countries men may become average hunters without being particularly heroic.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
We shook each other by the hand, and congratulated one another mutually, as if we had done some great and heroic deed.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
He was in love, and, being very young, wanted to do something insanely heroic.Uncanny Tales|Various