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faint heart never won fair lady

proverb One must be self-assured and brave, as opposed to timid, in order to attract or woo a woman. I know you get nervous talking to your crush, but just remember—faint heart never won fair lady.
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Faint heart never won fair lady.

Prov. A timid suitor never won his lady. (Used to encourage boys or men to be bold in courting women.) Bill: I'd really like to go out with Alice, but what if she says no? Alan: You won't know till you ask her. Faint heart never won fair lady. Don't be so shy about talking to Edith. Faint heart never won fair lady.
See also: faint, fair, heart, lady, never, won
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"Faint heart never won fair lady." Why was my heart so faint?
"Faint heart never won fair lady. Or am I making a fool of myself?" he thought.
As every schoolboy knows, faint heart never won fair lady.
FAINT heart never won fair lady. If you do what you feel, it could lead to a very fulfilling week, as passion comes just when you least expect it, and three will most definitely be a crowd.
Never for a moment does he convince anyone that he is an elderly lady ( he's playing out the game because faint heart never won fair lady.
Faint heart never won fair lady. I think you should move on but if you simply can't then perhaps you should try and contact her and make your feelings known.
I have always believed that faint heart never won fair lady. I plunged in with a glamorous shop and big advertisements and took regular stands at London's Olympia fine arts and antiques fairs at pounds 10,000 for a week.
IN your case faint heart never won fair lady. You might think it's obvious she needs to get away from this man but in her mind it might not be that easy.