Finally she worked up the courage and turned on the computer.
Maybe the last situation was what gave her the courage to speak up when the inheritance tension came back.
She sipped her coffee reflectively and finally found the courage ask him a question that had been nagging her since his offer.
One thing led to another and I finally worked up the courage to offer you the job.
He got up the courage and asked me out but when I begged off he acted so devastated I felt like a heel.
But now Quinn's gone too, so Howie couldn't go back even if he got up his courage to do it!
Her courage fled to see him framed in his doorway, as seductive by day as he was by night.
She'd found courage in a kindred soul.
He had the courage to step forward and take chances, and the ability to persuade others to follow.
When Katie brought the twins over one hot August day, Carmen finally found the courage to bring up the subject.
Angry at him again, she realized she'd been trying to work up the courage to break up with him for weeks.
Her courage almost gave out at the idea of walking into the devil's personal hangout.
She pushed her heels against the door and gazed up at him, her courage gone in the face of such a man.
Her directness and pure courage-- there was no other word for her insubordinate address!-- amazed him.
They were quiet for a time, before Jackson summoned the courage to speak.
Renewed with courage born of desperation, she met his gaze steadily.
Was he working up the courage to ask?
As if testing her courage, it slowly slid down her chest to the swell of her breast.
Finally she dragged up the courage to broach the subject.
Faith and courage were the only things that would get them through this dark hour.
Duty, honor, courage, selflessness.
And you fight with the courage of ten men.
She drew strength from their courage and sacrifice, recognizing they fought for the same reason she did: to protect Tiyan.
She gathered all the courage she could find and looked him in the eye.
I know you have the courage to talk to him.
And yet, for someone who was bold enough to drive up and introduce himself, he was certainly having a hard time working up the courage to ask her to a movie.
She gazed up at him in the dim light, summoning the courage to address a painful subject.
Richard Cumberland, who was struck by the "Polish magnificence" of the primate, speaks in the highest terms of his courage, tact, and qualities as a popular leader.
Belisarius remained at Constantinople in tranquil retirement until 559, when an incursion of Bulgarian savages spread a panic through the metropolis, and men's eyes were once more turned towards the neglected veteran, who placed himself at the head of a mixed multitude of peasants and soldiers, and repelled the barbarians with his wonted courage and adroitness.
His words put courage into every heart.
"Have courage, my boy," said the king.
I was keenly surprised and disappointed years later to learn of their acts of persecution that make us tingle with shame, even while we glory in the courage and energy that gave us our "Country Beautiful."
Sometimes I lost all courage and betrayed my feelings in a way I am ashamed to remember, especially as the signs of my trouble were afterward used against Miss Sullivan, the only person of all the kind friends I had there, who could make the crooked straight and the rough places smooth.
I look upon England today as an old gentleman who is travelling with a great deal of baggage, trumpery which has accumulated from long housekeeping, which he has not the courage to burn; great trunk, little trunk, bandbox, and bundle.
We should impart our courage, and not our despair, our health and ease, and not our disease, and take care that this does not spread by contagion.
"She let the hawk fly upward from her wide right sleeve," went the song, arousing an involuntary sensation of courage and cheerfulness.
"I wish you courage and success," and, pressing Pierre's hand, he went out.