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Course

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To keep on the course. To go straight; to do one’s duty in that course [path] of life in which we are placed. The allusion is to racing horses.

We are not the only horses that canʹt be kept on the courses—with a good turn of speed, too.”—Boldrewood: Robbery under Arms, chap. xv.

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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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