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If he had the courage to encounter danger, he at least hated the trouble of going to seek it; and while he agreed in the general principles laid down by Cedric concerning the claim of the Saxons to independence, and was still more easily convinced of his own title to reign over them when that independence should be attained, yet when the means of asserting these rights came to be discussed, he was still ``Athelstane the Unready,'' slow, irresolute, procrastinating, and unenterprising.
Now, my dear Guitant, I have often remarked that in addition to your courage, which is indisputable, and your fidelity, which is invincible, you possess an admirable memory.
I came to you to beg that you give me courage, so that in reality I may become the King of Beasts, as men call me.
Meanwhile, I had not the courage to go near my club, and the Temple was a place where I was accosted in every court, effusively congratulated on the marvellous preservation of my stale spoilt life, and invited right and left to spin my yarn over a quiet pipe
But though he had started alone he had become aware that he was being followed, and he knew that it was because his people had no faith in either his courage or his veracity.
As you said, O Bashti, in your very great wisdom, he is the seed dog of strength and courage.
Isabel's courage had made Isabel dearer to her than ever.
Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes.
If you want to know how far that is, challenge Geoffrey to write a sentence of decent English, and see if his courage doesn't fail him there.
The rest of the citizens may be courageous or may be cowardly but their courage or cowardice will not, as I conceive, have the effect of making the city either the one or the other.
There is such a thing as moral courage, and moral courage is never without effect.
To-day sufferest thou still from the multitude, thou individual; to-day hast thou still thy courage unabated, and thy hopes.