Early in 1814 he saw Napoleon for the last time; the emperor upbraided him with the words: "You are a coward, a traitor, a thief.
No one thinks you a coward, but that's not the point.
Only the clergy, naturally conservative, still clung to the king, and Sigismund III., who was no coward, at once proceeded to Cracow to overawe the rokoszanie, or insurrectionists, by his proximity, and take the necessary measures for his own protection.
She would have coward under the table all night, too frightened to go for help.
"I never took you for a coward," Wynn taunted.
"Well, I hope the person that buys it isn't such a coward" Clara stared at her.
But he did not wish the little girl to think him a coward, so he advanced slowly to the edge of the roof.
Panurge has almost all intellectual accomplishments, but is totally devoid of morality: he is a coward, a drunkard, a lecher, a spiteful trickster, a spendthrift, but all the while infinitely amusing.
The concluding years of Canute's reign were peaceful, as became a prince who, though by no means a coward, was not of an overwhelmingly martial temperament.
"Let him see whether I am a coward!" he thought.
The seneschal of the court, a coward who has been watching for such an opportunity, cuts off the dragon's head, and, presenting it to the king, claims the reward, much to the dismay of Iseult and her mother.
Norfolk, however, played the coward; the bull came nearly a year too late, and the rebellion of the earls (1569) was easily crushed.
He was moreover a coward, and went in such constant terror of assassination that he always surrounded himself with a regular bodyguard.