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mettle
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  • I will pray, Pompey, to increase your bondage: if you take it not patiently, why, your mettle is the more.

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  • The Trials are a test of my mettle.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • But I will say, too, that for every man who showed no fear or hesitance, there were three or four or five others whose mettle was as unashamedly wan and mortal as yours or mine.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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