1 I had no courage to think that at first, heavenly kind as was your welcome to me.
2 She gave me a seat by her, and after my face cooled off, I plucked up courage and looked about me.
3 When the tea bell rang, Jo appeared, looking so grim and unapproachable that it took all Amy's courage to say meekly.
4 Beth could not reason upon or explain the faith that gave her courage and patience to give up life, and cheerfully wait for death.
5 She seemed to take all the girl's courage with her, for when left alone, Meg stood for a moment, undecided whether to laugh or cry.
6 But the novel disaster quenched her courage for a time, for public opinion is a giant which has frightened stouter-hearted Jacks on bigger beanstalks than hers.
7 Splendid fellows, some of them, working like heros, poor and friendless, but so full of courage, patience, and ambition that I was ashamed of myself, and longed to give them a right good lift.
8 In the ruffled mane, the rider's breezy hair and erect attitude, there was a suggestion of suddenly arrested motion, of strength, courage, and youthful buoyancy that contrasted sharply with the supine grace of the 'Dolce far Niente' sketch.
9 They had a long talk that night, and Meg learned to love her husband better for his poverty, because it seemed to have made a man of him, given him the strength and courage to fight his own way, and taught him a tender patience with which to bear and comfort the natural longings and failures of those he loved.
10 Fred Vaughn had returned, and put the question to which she had once decided to answer, "Yes, thank you," but now she said, "No, thank you," kindly but steadily, for when the time came, her courage failed her, and she found that something more than money and position was needed to satisfy the new longing that filled her heart so full of tender hopes and fears.