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1  Well, what can't be done by main courage, in war, must be done by circumvention.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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2  What is now so freely accorded to approved courage, may be refused to useless obstinacy.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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3  I should be sorry to think they had, though this is a spot that stout courage might hold for a smart scrimmage.
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4  It is true, monsieur; but, so far from weakening our efforts, they set us an example of courage in their own fortitude.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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5  The dangerous weapons were brushed aside by the still nervous arm of the veteran, or fell of themselves, after menacing an act that it would seem no one had courage to perform.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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6  You will have occasion for your best manhood, and for a sharper wit than what is to be gathered in books, afore you outdo the cunning or get the better of the courage of a Mingo.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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7  When he had enumerated the many different occasions on which the Hurons had exhibited their courage and prowess, in the punishment of insults, he digressed in a high encomium on the virtue of wisdom.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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8  However much his influence among his people had been impaired by his occasional and besetting weakness, as well as by his desertion of the tribe, his courage and his fame as an orator were undeniable.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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9  Astonishment soon changed to admiration, and they passed on to other and less courageous victims, openly expressing their satisfaction at the firmness with which the white warrior sang his death song.
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10  Animated by the words, and stimulated by the examples of their leaders, they had found their courage, and maintained their ancient reputation, with a zeal that did justice to the stern character of their commander.
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11  It is now becoming obscured by time; and thousands, who know that Montcalm died like a hero on the plains of Abraham, have yet to learn how much he was deficient in that moral courage without which no man can be truly great.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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12  A single instant was enough to assure him of the rashness of the measure, for he immediately found himself fully engaged, with all his activity and courage, in endeavoring to ward the desperate thrusts made with the knife of the Huron.
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13  But even in that enviable situation, he was affable, and distinguished as much for his attention to the forms of courtesy, as for that chivalrous courage which, only two short years afterward, induced him to throw away his life on the plains of Abraham.
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14  The hardy colonist, and the trained European who fought at his side, frequently expended months in struggling against the rapids of the streams, or in effecting the rugged passes of the mountains, in quest of an opportunity to exhibit their courage in a more martial conflict.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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15  For though the French commander bore a high character for courage and enterprise, he was also thought to be expert in those political practises which do not always respect the nicer obligations of morality, and which so generally disgraced the European diplomacy of that period.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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16  Their dark persons were still to be seen within the shadows of the blockhouse, the son listening to the relation of his father with that sort of intenseness which would be created by a narrative that redounded so much to the honor of those whose names he had long revered for their courage and savage virtues.
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17  When he spoke of courage, their looks were firm and responsive; when he alluded to their injuries, their eyes kindled with fury; when he mentioned the taunts of the women, they dropped their heads in shame; but when he pointed out their means of vengeance, he struck a chord which never failed to thrill in the breast of an Indian.
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