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valor
used in Henry IV, Part 2

6 uses
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Definition
exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger — especially in battle
  • Virtue is of so little regard in these costermonger times that true valour is turned bear-herd; pregnancy is made a tapster, and hath his quick wit wasted in giving reckonings: all the other gifts appertinent to man, as the malice of this age shapes them, are not worth a gooseberry.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — London. A street (67% in)
  • Alas, poor ape, how thou sweatest! come, let me wipe thy face; come on, you whoreson chops: ah, rogue! i' faith, I love thee: thou art as valorous as Hector of Troy, worth five of Agamemnon, and ten times better than the Nine Worthies: ah, villain!
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap (56% in)
  • I would be sorry, my lord, but it should be thus: I never knew yet but rebuke and check was the reward of valour.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another part of the forest (25% in)
  • I have speeded hither with the very extremest inch of possibility; I have foundered nine score and odd posts: and here, travel-tainted as I am, have, in my pure and immaculate valour, taken Sir John Colevile of the dale, a most furious knight and valorous enemy.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another part of the forest (30% in)
  • I have speeded hither with the very extremest inch of possibility; I have foundered nine score and odd posts: and here, travel-tainted as I am, have, in my pure and immaculate valour, taken Sir John Colevile of the dale, a most furious knight and valorous enemy.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another part of the forest (31% in)
  • ...and settled, left the liver white and pale, which is the badge of pusillanimity and cowardice; but the sherris warms it and makes it course from the inwards to the parts extremes: it illumineth the face, which as a beacon gives warning to all the rest of this little kingdom, man, to arm; and then the vital commoners and inland petty spirits muster me all to their captain, the heart, who, great and puffed up with this retinue, doth any deed of courage; and this valour comes of sherris.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another part of the forest (86% in)

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