Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Remember now, when you meet your antagonist, do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be as keen, but, at the same time, as polished as your sword.
Sheridan.—The Rivals, Act III. Scene 4.

Courage never to submit or yield.
Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book I. Line 108.

A courage to endure and to obey.
Tennyson.—Isabel, Ver. 2.

Courage mounteth with occasion.
Shakespeare.—King John, Act II. Scene 1. (Austria to King Philip.)