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Resourcefulness

Buck
clever and temerarious dog perseveres in the Klondike. [Am. Lit.: Call of the Wild]
Crichton, Admirable
butler proves to be infinite resource for castaway family on island. [Br. Lit.: The Admirable Crichton]
Crusoe, Robinson
inventive when shipwrecked on an island. [Br. Lit.: Robinson Crusoe]
duck
from ingeniousness of duck in .eluding enemies. [Heraldry: Halberts, 26]
Fogg, Phileas
burns his boat’s superstructure and decks for fuel and thus reaches London on time. [Fr. Lit.: Jules Verne Around the World in Eighty Days]
Swiss Family Robinson
shipwrecked family carves hospitable life from wilderness. [Children’s Lit.: Swiss Family Robinson]
Thoreau, Henry David
(1817–1862) example of man’s ability to build his own life in the wilderness. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2738]
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While county officials deserve praise for their resourcefulness, they should keep a close eye on any problems that might result from these changes.
As such, it should represent the resourcefulness and the spirit which you apply to the total operation.
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These include such fascinating subjects as the simple wonder of a child, civility, graciousness, resourcefulness, veracity, unpretentiousness, and humor.
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(The book is studded with pointed phrases and moments of narrative flash.) "Coded" means, too, following the lead of Lois Potter and others and recovering, at times with Empsonian resourcefulness, the complex structure of biblical tropes or persons that resonate strongly with Vaughan's perceived circumstances--the figure of the patriarchal Jacob, for instance, or "Jacobs Bed" as shorthand for the true church recalled by Vaughan in "Regeneration," or of Hezekiah and the subject of sickness and giving thanks in Silex.
His quick mind and resourcefulness helped him earn several patents and the respect of his colleagues during his distinguished career.
He sides in a significant way with another set of writers who view the period from 1943-1975 "as a rather fortunate interlude, a testimony to the resourcefulness and ingenuity of its people" (p.
Let me tell you what my regular Army company commander said after landing at Utah Beach in 1944: "What you citizen-soldiers have accomplished with your courage, imagination, initiative and resourcefulness could never be duplicated by regular Army troops."
Thwarting the acquisitive aims of rogue states and terrorists will require the determination and resourcefulness of all the countries represented here today.
They recalled their father's dreams about a good education for his daughters, his resourcefulness and energy.