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Coward Noël

Coward, Noël

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James Coward (1824—1880) organist

Noël Coward (1899—1973) playwright and composer

Henry Coward (1849—1944) chorus master

William Coward (1648—1738) merchant and benefactor of the Coward Trust

William Coward (c. 1657—1720) physician and theological writer

COWARD, Noel (1899 - 1973)

Thomas Alfred Coward (1867—1933) ornithologist and journalist

 
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Cowards die many times before their death a comment on vividly imagined fears, often with allusion to Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, ‘Cowards die many times before their deaths: The valiant never taste of death but once.’ The saying is recorded from the late 16th century.

cowardy custard a cowardly person, often used as a taunt by children, and recorded as such from the mid 19th century. (Early forms also have costard, a kind of cooking apple which was humorously used to mean a person's head.)

See also a bully is always a coward.


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