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Some advised the king to leave the field; but that prince rejected such pusillanimous counsel.THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART E.DAVID HUME
Of upright heart, but pusillanimous, he only saw rightly when his self-esteem was not at stake or his interest in danger.HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
He finally reached Rome, but the congregation of Cardinals, of course, rejected the king's pusillanimous petition.THE JESUITS, 1534-1921THOMAS J. CAMPBELL
He had always been more or less pusillanimous in the face of winter.THE COURAGE OF MARGE O'DOONEJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
The pusillanimous king adopted the course suggested to him by the secret accuser.A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF SPAIN; VOL. 4HENRY CHARLES LEA
The hour drew near: all hope was over; and Monmouth had passed from pusillanimous fear to the apathy of despair.THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
That pusillanimous female submitted to pay a tribute, the double of which she ought to have exacted from the Barbarians.THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
WORDS RELATED TO PUSILLANIMOUS
- having cold feet
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