• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Stalwartly In a stalwart manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • stalwartly In a stalwart manner; stoutly; bravely.
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In literature:

Passengers were coming ashore and among them a stalwart youth of eighteen.
"The Real America in Romance, Volume 6;" by John R. Musick
The stalwart look of these hardy mountaineers proved the hardening effect of their mode of life.
"An Englishman's Travels in America" by John Benwell
The chief was his son, stalwart and strong, head man of the tribesmen, and a mighty hunter.
"Children of the Frost" by Jack London
One morning a stalwart young Briton brought to breakfast a pretty English cousin, on leave of absence from her boarding-school.
"A Versailles Christmas-Tide" by Mary Stuart Boyd
You would fancy you saw a stalwart, strapping Hindoo before you.
"Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier" by James Inglis
In his tall stalwartness Adam Bede was a Saxon, and justified his name.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV." by Editors: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
Mr. Bell, for he was the stalwart personage, stood aside with a look of warm satisfaction, as Peggy's turn over, Jess and Jimsy came forward.
"The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise" by Margaret Burnham
This Franz Anton was a strange mixture of stalwart and shiftless qualities.
"The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1" by Rupert Hughes
Ramani Babu beckoned to a stalwart doorkeeper from the Upper Provinces, who was standing near.
"Tales of Bengal" by S. B. Banerjea
And one would like to ask also whether the stalwart ruffian himself took up the line of consecrated and ghastly succession.
"Essays in Rebellion" by Henry W. Nevinson

In poetry:

"Now welcome to me, noble lord,
Thou and thy stalwart power;
Dear is the sight of a Christian knight
Who comes in such an hour!
"The Heart Of The Bruce" by William Edmondstoune Aytoun
A stalwart of the days gone by,
That soon the days should chill;
Dear ma, somewhere those eyes must wear
A gleam of summer still.
"Memory of Mother" by Frank Barbour Coffin
On whole half-sheep, with cunning trick,
His sabre sometimes he'd employ -
No bar of lead, however thick,
Had terrors for the stalwart boy.
"Thomas Winterbottom Hance" by William Schwenck Gilbert
There stand upon the fourteenth shield
A cloak, and a mighty staff;
And them bore Alsing, the stalwart monk,
When he beat his foes to chaff.
"The Tournament (From The Old Danish)" by George Borrow
And I; I seemed to grasp it, too,–
The stalwart form, the dusky face
Of those black heroes, climbing up
To win fair glory for their race.
"A Hero Of San Juan [Hill]" by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks
He was a stalwart knight, and strong;
Of giant make he 'pear'd to be:
He stirr'd his horse, as he were wode,
Wi' gilded spurs, of faushion free.
"Thomas the Rhymer" by Sir Walter Scott

In news:

DE-turned-FB could be special-teams stalwart .
Romney has it all — except GOP stalwart support.
SUPER CENTEX BOYS' SOCCER: Strong finish for University stalwart Escobedo.
A straying pol, his stalwart half.
But, as Tuesday's election in Doña Ana County showed, sometimes longtime stalwarts lose, too.
Former Crimson Tide stalwarts versed in versatility.
Some of the stalwarts on the nation's top-ranked defense were among the best players at their position last season.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is defending US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice as a "stalwart colleague.".
Secretary of State Clinton defends Susan Rice as 'stalwart' UN envoy, says criticism unfair.
Craft breweries have become stalwart members of their communities, supporting them with donations, fundraisers and more.
Stalwart guard Kris Dielman retired after a concussion and seizure last season and is missed by the Chargers, who have had problems along the offensive line through the first nine games this season.
The Curious Case of Max Ford: Bomber Defensive stalwart grits through nasty knee injury to return to the gridiron.
I smile warmly when I see the usual suspects: Jo Anne Worley and Ann Jeffries, stalwarts who appear at each show.
Charles County stalwart calls it a career .
The GOP stalwart of the '90s may have trouble with tea party voters next year.