Dares


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Dares

one of Aeneas’s companions; noted for his boxing skill. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
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My dear Miss Woodhouse, a vast deal may be done by those who dare to act.
Miss Fairfax, I dare say, would not have me if I were to ask herand I am very sure I shall never ask her.
I didn't roar out a bit, you know," Tom said, "and I dare say my foot was as bad as his.
I dare say you are, and I am sure I do not at all wonder at it.
You may well be surprised," continued Lucy; "for to be sure you could have had no idea of it before; for I dare say he never dropped the smallest hint of it to you or any of your family; because it was always meant to be a great secret, and I am sure has been faithfully kept so by me to this hour.
I am sure," said she, "I have no doubt in the world of your faithfully keeping this secret, because you must know of what importance it is to us, not to have it reach his mother; for she would never approve of it, I dare say.
You know his hand, I dare say, a charming one it is; but that is not written so well as usual.
Never," she replied, "for, in the first place, they would know that we would not dare go there, and in the second they themselves would not dare.
I dare follow wherever you lead," she answered simply.
A note of caution is needed; this book is funny, but it is also slightly disturbing as it illustrates the danger of taking dares too far.
The cast of "Riverdale" recently participated in a hilarious Truth or Dare game.
The 55-year-old Morning host is sticking his neck out for the station's Dare To Care campaign - where staff do something well out of their comfort zones to persuade people to part with their cash.