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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Course.
 
To keep on the course. To go straight; to do one’s duty in that course [path] of life in which we are placed. The allusion is to racing horses.   1
        “We are not the only horses that can’t be kept on the courses—with a good turn of speed, too.”—Boldrewood: Robbery under Arms, chap. xv.
 


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