courage

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I picture myself taking courage to make a declaration to Miss Larkins.
We warn and call on Erdogan to understand that his efforts to progress PKK move, taking courage from the results of constitutional referendum, would cause results which he could not overcome and we call on Erdogan to give up resisting applying to arbitration of the Turkish nation by going to early elections at the earliest," he said.
But director William Wilkinson, taking courage in both hands, took to the stage in his place - and almost pulled it off.