But Spanish loyalty was too profound to be daunted even by the awe-inspiring power of the French emperor.
He is not only the inspiring example for heroic faith in the face of opposition due to unbelievers (xii.
6) by inspiring the citizens with a patriotic love for their fatherland.
Inspiring as the Tristan story is, it seems improbable that it should have been handled, and that within a comparatively short period, by three writers of genius, and that of these three the first, and greatest, should have utterly disappeared!
Personally of great physical and mental vigour, his work was done at high pressure and he had the faculty of inspiring his colleagues or his subordinates with his own enthusiasm for doing things.