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" For what claim can that man have to courage who trembles at the frowns of fortune. — True heroism consists in becoming superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge him to the combat. "
Notes and Queries - Page 68
1908
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Letters Written on Board His Majesty's Ship the Northumberland, and at St ...

William Warden - France - 1816 - 215 pages
...certainly originates in that species of fear which we denominate cowardice, (PoltronerieJ. For what claim can that man have to courage who trembles at the frowns...ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge him to the combat." — General Montholon is of a very cheerful, lively disposition ; but Madame, sa...
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The Monthly Review

1816
...certainly originates in that species of fear which we denominate cowardice. ( Poltronerie. ) For what claim can that man have to courage who trembles at the frowns...ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge him to the combat." He might, perhaps have been ' enough of a Roman' to quote the Roman Bard, " Tu...
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Letters Written on Board His Majesty's Ship the Northumberland, and at Saint ...

William Warden - France - 1816 - 215 pages
...certainly originates in that species of fear which we denominate cowardice, (Poltronerie). For what claim can that man have to courage who trembles at the frowns...consists in becoming superior to the ills of life, iu whatever shape they may challenge him to the combat." — •General Montholon is ef a very cheerful,...
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Letters written on board ... the Northumberland, and at Saint Helena; in ...

William Warden - 1817
...certainly originates in that species of fear which we denominate cowardice, (Poltronerie). For what claim can that man have to courage who trembles at the frowns...ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge him to the combat." — General Montholon is of a very cheerful, lively disposition ; but Madame, sa...
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Letters written on board ... the Northumberland, and at St. Helena; in which ...

William Warden - 1817
...certainly originates in that species of fear which we denominate cowardice (ftoltronerie.) For what claim can that man have to courage, who trembles at the...ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge him to the combat." General Montholon is of a very lively cheerful disposition ; but madame, sa (res...
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Letters Written on Board His Majesty's Ship the Northumberland, and at Saint ...

William Warden - 1817 - 244 pages
...certainly originates in that species of fear which we denominate cowardice (poltronerie). For what claim can that man have to courage who trembles at the frowns...ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge him to the combat." General Montholon is of a very cheerful, lively disposition; but madame, sa tres...
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Letters Written on Board His Majesty's Ship the Northumberland, and at Saint ...

William Warden - Physicians - 1817 - 187 pages
...(PoUronerie). For what claim can that man have to courage \vho trembles at the frowns of fortune. — Tjr ue heroism consists in becoming superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge him to the combat." —General Montholon is of a very cheerful, lively disposition ; but Madame, sa...
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Memoirs of the military and political life of Napoleon Bonaparte

Barry Edward O'Meara - France - 1822 - 395 pages
...come to his ears, he observed : — " No, no, I have not enough of the Roman in me, to destroy myself. Suicide is a crime the most revolting to my feelings...at the frowns of fortune. True heroism consists in being superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge him to the combat." It was...
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The Rule of Life: Or a Collection of Select Moral Sentences ...

Watson Adams - Conduct of life - 1834 - 264 pages
...justified. It certainly originates in that species of fear^ which we denominate poltroonery. For what claim can that man have to courage, who trembles at the frowns of fortunes ? True heroism consists in being superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...justified. It certainly originates in that species of fear which we denominate poltroonery. For what claim can that man have to courage who trembles at the frowns of fortune? True heroism consists in being superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge him to the combat." ment....
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