Meaning of “faint heart never won fair lady/maiden” in the English Dictionary

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"faint heart never won fair lady/maiden" in British English

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faint heart never won fair lady/maiden

UK old-fashioned saying

used to tell someone that they must make a lot of effort if they want to achieve something difficult

(Definition of “faint heart never won fair lady/maiden” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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