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 Faint Hearted.Fair. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fair (The).
 
Charles IV., King of France, le Bel (1294, 1322–1328).   1
   Philippe IV. of France, le Bel (1268, 1285–1314).   2
   Fair as Lady Done. A great Cheshire family that has long occupied a mansion at Utkinton. (Cheshire expression.)   3
   Fair Geraldine. (See GERALDINE.)   4
   Fair Rosamond. (See ROSAMOND.)   5
   To bid fair, as “he bids fair to be a good …” To give good promise of being …; to indicate future success or excellence; one de quo bene sperre licet.   6
   Fair as a lily. (See SIMILES.)   7
 


 Faint Hearted.Fair. 

 
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