The gayety of a light-hearted maiden is often unmixed with boldness, or crime.
She divined him, moreover, to be a blend of boldness and timidity.
He went on with a new vehemence of boldness that became him well.
And what boldness is this for a scrub of a servant to speak in such a way before her master?
Boldness and excessive timidity are the two extremes to be avoided.
Will you pardon my boldness, and do me that great kindness?'
His arm sprung a little aside as I went on, amazed at my own boldness.
Society was for a moment intimidated by the boldness of the attack.
Her front to the world throughout had been the perfection of boldness.
Coupeau kept silence, looking at her intently with a boldness.