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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.
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a stout heart

courage or determination. literary
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It is a popular fantasia of a non-professional politician with a stout heart who is uncorrupted by the system and upholds the righteous values of the people.
He said all the political parties should adopt unanimous approach to scale down US pressure on Pakistan and give a message to foreign powers that entire Pakistan stands united and on one page to face internal and external security challenges with stout heart and on the same time should signal to international community that Pakistan would wipe out the menace of terrorism and would not allow any terrorist group to use its soil against any country.
I believe that this nation is endowed with a vibrant and stout heart, and possesses untapped capabilities and incredible resiliency.
In 1960, Chance Vought Aircraft, Inc., now Northrop Grumman Corporation, proposed the trophy design with the inscription "In recognition of a clear eye, a stout heart, a steady hand and a daring defiance of gravity and the law of averages." The name of each recipient and the dates of the title the award was held are also engraved on the trophy.
When contacted, head of the media department of the Islamic University said, the students complains are valid but it's also a part of training and they must show active presence at workplace with a stout heart for their goals.
WELL, first off there are 3,000 reasons for optimism, each one of them with a blue nose, stout heart and a determination to keep keeping right on.
"Put plainly, a Brief History of Seven Killings calls for a stout heart, strong stomach and prodigious powers of concentration, but the reader so equipped will be rewarded with an experience he or she will not soon forget.
However, Australia captain Steve Smith once again displayed straight bat and a stout heart to hold the innings together with an unbeaten 72.
Yes, he's from Bangkok who seldom spoke a few words of English, but taught the players to have a stout heart to win.
Be strong, be brave and be of stout heart, wahine Maori.
Chris Thomas, Stockbridge Village BACK FROM THE BRINK Let Fortress Anfield rise again from mediocrity And bring it back to a Bastion of Invincibility Wait for the battle cry to begin Hear the anthems sound from the highest hill Liverpool are back again with a licence to thrill Fire in their bellies,with a stout heart and mind Listen to King Kenny or you will find The road to obscurity, not even as a reserve With a pitiful performance you''ll getwhat you deserve Hardwork is what''s needed his word is his bond It''s the Premiership Title next year to infinity and beyond by G.W.
success must gained another's expense On his death, there had been uncertainty about the succession, so William, Duke of Normandy, invaded in 1066 to seize the throne from Harold Godwin, a gallant fellow of stout heart, who, according to legend, fell with an arrow in his eye on Senlac Hill, near Hastings.
Luckily I've a stout heart and thick skin, but I can quite see how other motorists would have been intimidated into violating the road traffic law.