I perceived pretty clearly that I had not the stamina either to resist what the captain chose to do to expel me, or to force myself upon Montgomery and his companion.
She realized sadly while she was doing it, however, that the best was gone--that she had not had the wit or the stamina to do as she pleased at the time she most wanted to do so.
Hacker sports are almost always primarily self-competitive ones involving concentration, stamina, and micromotor skills: martial arts, bicycling, auto racing, kite flying, hiking, rock climbing, aviation, target-shooting, sailing, caving, juggling, skiing, skating (ice and roller).
He is a mule, a dead gasteropod, without vim or stamina, not worth a cracked kreutzer.
"But that fiend incarnate, Raja Begum, had stamina worthy of his supposed demoniac origin.
Though a wellpreserved man of no little stamina, if a trifle prone to baldness, there was something spurious in the cut of his jib that suggested a jail delivery and it required no violent stretch of imagination to associate such a weirdlooking specimen with the oakum and treadmill fraternity.
In other cases he failed entirely, owing to lack of moral stamina in the patient himself.
There does not exist within such governments sufficient stamina whereon to engraft reformation; and the shortest and most effectual remedy is to begin anew on the ground of the nation.
March never had any stamina," was the cheerful reply.
Although she had always heard stories about the strenuous life and legendary stamina of such mountain traders, she had never really wondered what such active beasts ate to keep up their strength.
Like the nation itself, it possesses a perpetual stamina, as well of body as of mind, and presents itself on the open theatre of the world in a fair and manly manner.
Only a man of immense strength, of the greatest stamina, a veritable superman, could possibly do it.