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 Fain’eant.Faint Hearted. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Faint.
 
Faint heart ne’er won fair lady.   1
       
“The bold a way will find or make.”
       
King: Orpheus and Eurydice.
       
“Faint harts faire ladies neuer win.” (1569.)
Philobiblion Society’s Publications (1827, p. 22).
 


 Fain’eant.Faint Hearted. 

 
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