1 It had been her experience that the liar was the hottest to defend his veracity, the coward his courage, the ill-bred his gentlemanliness, and the cad his honor.
2 "I never said Ashley was a coward," said Melanie, her eyes beginning to flash.
3 I'm afraid I'm a little coward.
4 And while I may endure a trollop for a wife, I won't endure a coward.
5 "I'm not a coward," she cried, stung out of her fear.
6 I've never known an Irishman to be a coward.
7 "It's you who are the coward," he repeated, catching her hands in his.
8 It was ridiculous to be flying like an emotional coward from an infatuation his reason had conquered.
9 I am no coward, but what to make of this head-peddling purple rascal altogether passed my comprehension.
10 Frighted Jonah trembles, and summoning all his boldness to his face, only looks so much the more a coward.
11 Though no coward, he has never yet shown any part of him but his back, which rises in a long sharp ridge.
12 But I am not a brave man; never said I was a brave man; I am a coward; and I sing to keep up my spirits.
13 Celina's husband was a fool, a coward, and a pig, and to prove it to her, Victor intended to hammer his head into a jelly the next time he encountered him.
14 The biggest coward I ever knew as called Lyon; and his wife, Patience, would scold you out of hearing in less time than a hunted deer would run a rod.
15 He followed in the steps of a flying coward, and fell into a snare.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 23