With calm dignity and unflinching courage he met his fate and crowned a noble life with an heroic death.
He was throughout his life an unflinching advocate of the connexion between Church and State.
These proposals were rendered abortive by the unflinching use of the queen's prerogative.
This note of exultation as in martyrdom was maintained with unflinching courage to the last.
Almost his last public act was a speech, on the 24th of April 1844, in New York City, against the annexation of Texas; and in his eighty-fourth year he confronted a howling New York mob with the same cool, unflinching courage which he had displayed half a century before when he faced the armed frontiersmen of Redstone Old Fort.