Faint

Faint heart ne'er won fair lady.

“The bold a way will find or make.”

King: Orpheus and Eurydice.

“Faint harts faire ladies neuer win.” (1569.)

Philobiblion Society's Publications (1827, p. 22).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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