He "was remarkable for boldness and energy both in preaching and prayer" (M.
Those of the Venetian artists are remarkable for the boldness of their coloring.
The boldness of its scenery is softened by the richness of its verdure.
Though not himself belonging to any of the great senatorial families, he was in a position to associate with them on equal terms. This circumstance contributed to the boldness, originality and thoroughly national character of his literary work.
He was not actually the personal disciple of either, but he adopted their methods, though without the consistency and boldness of the first-named.