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Courage of One’s Opinion


To have the courage of one’s opinion means to utter, maintain, and act according to one’s opinion, be the consequences what they may. The French use the same locution. Martyrs may be said to have had the courage of their opinions.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Coup dEtat (French)
Coup de Grâce
Coup de Main (French)
Coup dŒil (French)
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Coup de Soleil (French)
Coup de Théâtre
Coup Manqué (A)
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Court Holy Water
Court Plaster
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