Coward


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Coward

Sir Noël (Pierce). 1899--1973, English dramatist, actor, and composer, noted for his sophisticated comedies, which include Private Lives (1930) and Blithe Spirit (1941)
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"What makes you a coward?" asked Dorothy, looking at the great beast in wonder, for he was as big as a small horse.
If the elephants and the tigers and the bears had ever tried to fight me, I should have run myself--I'm such a coward; but just as soon as they hear me roar they all try to get away from me, and of course I let them go."
"I was thy woman to be, Negore, but thou art a coward; the daughter of Old Kinoos mates not with a coward!"
And now, when I tell thee of how his blindness came to be, thou wilt know, beyond question, that the daughter of Kinoos cannot mother the children of a coward such as thou art, Negore."
Since, if base fear his dastard step withdraws, From death he cannot fly:--One common grave Receives, at last, the coward and the brave.'"
"Be under no apprehension, Partridge," cries Jones; "I am now so well convinced of thy cowardice, that thou couldst not provoke me on any account." "Your honour," answered he, "may call me coward, or anything else you please.
Don't imagine, though, it was cowardice made me slink away from the officer; I never have been a coward at heart, though I have always been a coward in action.
"You expected my son would be a coward?" cried the count.
In every mind was the same thought--O-Tar must lead them at once to the chamber of O-Mai the Cruel, or accept forever the stigma of cowardice, and there could be no coward upon the throne of Manator.
"I reckon he WARN'T a coward. Not by a blame' sight.
Since I have learned that I have learned something else--what a cad and what a coward I have been all my life.
"It is disgraceful to run away from danger; only cowards are running away from Moscow," they were told.