For moral courage
is a worthless asset on this little floating world.
Starbuck was no crusader after perils; in him courage
was not a sentiment; but a thing simply useful to him, and always at hand upon all mortally practical occasions.
There is defiance in the remaining stumps of her masts, raised up like maimed limbs against the menacing scowl of a stormy sky; there is high courage
in the upward sweep of her lines towards the bow; and as soon as, on a hastily-rigged spar, a strip of canvas is shown to the wind to keep her head to sea, she faces the waves again with an unsubdued courage
The city will be courageous in virtue of a portion of herself which preserves under all circumstances that opinion about the nature of things to be feared and not to be feared in which our legislator educated them; and this is what you term courage
The True courage
is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage
you have in plenty.
These envoys have shown how great their courage
is," said the admiral.
My lieutenant, for instance, is a man of wonderful courage
and enterprise; he is madly desirous of glory, or rather, to word my phrase more characteristically, of advancement in his profession.
had made Isabel dearer to her than ever.
But one day will the solitude weary thee; one day will thy pride yield, and thy courage
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
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.
During the delay that occurred while the keeper was opening the first cage, Don Quixote was considering whether it would not be well to do battle on foot, instead of on horseback, and finally resolved to fight on foot, fearing that Rocinante might take fright at the sight of the lions; he therefore sprang off his horse, flung his lance aside, braced his buckler on his arm, and drawing his sword, advanced slowly with marvellous intrepidity and resolute courage
, to plant himself in front of the cart, commending himself with all his heart to God and to his lady Dulcinea.