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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Brave
 
How sleep the brave who sink to rest;
By all their country’s wishes blest.  Collins.
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Many are brave when the enemy flies.  Italian.  2
None but the brave deserve the fair.  Dryden.  3
Nothing is invincible to the brave nor impregnable to the bold.  Alexander.  4
Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.  5
The brave are born from the brave and good.  Latin.  6
The brave man bears no malice but forgets at once in peace the injuries of war.  Cowper.  7
The brave man may fall but cannot yield.  (Motto of the Irish Earl of Drogheda.)  8
The brave man’s word is a coat of mail.  Turkish.  9
To a brave man every soil is his country.  Ovid.  10
With houses and gold, men are rarely bold (or brave).  German.  11
The bravest are the tenderest, the loving are the daring.  12
 
 
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