She met his gaze, her stomach tense as she steeled herself against the response to her next probing question.
I waited to hear John Luke Grasso, and steeled myself to pretend I didn't recognize the name.
I steeled myself to hide the fear that welled up inside me like the worse cramps I could possibly endure.
He looked away and steeled himself.
She steeled herself and nodded.
She steeled herself and turned, expecting to find a monster.
She steeled herself for their rejection, reminding herself she did it not for them, but to give her daughter a better life.
Taran drew a deep breath and steeled himself against what confrontation was certain to await him.
If the worldpowers were hard as flint in their dealings with Israel, the people of God were steeled to such moral endurance that each clash of their successive onsets kindled some new flame of devotion.
Let people have married or be anyhow steeled in continence before they are admitted to baptism.