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The Awakening
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  • The cook, placed upon her mettle, served a delicious repast—a luscious tenderloin broiled a point.
  • His horses were full of mettle, and even a little unmanageable.

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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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