a stout heart

a stout heart

Courage, nerves, determination, or resolve, especially in the face of adversity or hardship. Our team showed a stout heart last night, never giving in to the notion that our opponents couldn't be beaten. He faced the diagnosis with a stout heart and a stiff upper lip, vowing that he would fight the cancer until his very last breath.
See also: heart

a stout heart

courage or determination. literary
See also: heart
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The inscription on the trophy reads: "In recognition of a clear eye, a stout heart, a steady hand, and a daring defiance of gravity and the law of averages.
One wishes the man courage, a stout heart and Godspeed.