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faint heart never won fair lady

Definition of faint heart never won fair lady in English:

proverb Timidity will prevent you from achieving your objective.
Example sentences
  • Yes, awkward; yes, risky - but faint heart never won fair lady and all that.
  • "Faint heart never won fair lady," win the advice of a friend to Mr. Child, the son of a brewer, who sought the hand of the lady.
  • ‘Well, faint heart ne'er won fair maiden, or so the sayin’ goes Rennalt, ‘you had better make this one a good one‘.
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