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Holdfast

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Brag is a good dog, but Holdfast is a better. Promises are all very good, but acts are far better.

“Holdfast is the only dog, my duck.”


Shakespeare: Henry V., ii. 3.

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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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Hold In (To)
Hold Off!
Hold On
Hold Out
Hold Water (To)
Hold One Guilty (To)
Hold One in Hand (To)
Hold One’s Own (To)
Hold the Fort
Holdfast
Holdfast
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Holiday Speeches
Holipher nes
Holland
Hollow
Holly
Hollyhock
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