Lion-heart

Li´on-heart`

    (lī´ŭn`härt`)
n.1.A very brave person.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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There was nothing for me but to go home to my old lion-heart and tell my humiliating story.
First I lost my brave and lion-hearted husband, who had every good quality under heaven, and whose name was great over all Hellas and middle Argos, and now my darling son is at the mercy of the winds and waves, without my having heard one word about his leaving home.
I, who have lost my brave and lion-hearted husband, who had every good quality under heaven, and whose name was great over all Hellas and middle Argos; and now my darling son has gone off on board of a ship--a foolish fellow who has never been used to roughing it, nor to going about among gatherings of men.
But I would have sacrificed the life of every man of us rather than desert a single red man, much less the lion-hearted hero who begged us to leave him.
King Richard died upon the battlefield, in such a way as properly became a lion-hearted king, as you yourself, no doubt, know; so, after a time, the Earl of Huntingdon--or Robin Hood, as we still call him as of old-- finding nothing for his doing abroad, came back to merry England again.
Far other was Hercules, my own brave and lion-hearted father, who came here for the horses of Laomedon, and though he had six ships only, and few men to follow him, sacked the city of Ilius and made a wilderness of her highways.
And the silver-shod goddess Thetis was subject to Peleus and brought forth lion-hearted Achilles, the destroyer of men.
Ospreys assistant coach Gruff Rees revealed lion-heart Alun Wyn has been heavily involved behind the scenes.
The 540 guests also helped raise almost pounds 1,400 for Lion-Heart, the RICS benevolent fund, and enjoyed an after-dinner speech from former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone.
MARTIN Corry produced a lion-heart performance to keep Tigers' treble hopes alive.
Their liege lord, Richard the Lion-Heart, initially favored Constantin.
DOWN 1 Skipping; 2 Approach; 3 Clyde; 5 Cardsharp; 6 Animal; 7 Rights; 8 Forsaken; 9 Asti; 15 Lion-heart; 16 Detested; 17 Bin liner; 18 Step down; 20 Dancer; 21 Prompt; 23 Main; 25 Alpha.