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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Coward
 
  Base and crafty cowards are like the arrow that flieth in the dark.
            —Francis Bacon
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  A coward in the field, is like the wise man’s fool; his heart is at his mouth, and he doth not know what he doth profess: but a coward in his faith, is like a fool in his wisdom; his mouth is in his heart, and he dares not profess what he does know.
            —Arthur Warwick
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