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  • Yolanda found the courage—which comes from the French word coeur, or heart—to face her fear.

    The Way of the Fertile Soul

  • When a young coeur is bruised too many times it becomes wrapped up in scar tissue and peony petals.

    To the Boy Who Raped Me

  • If so, this thrillingly scathing and relentlessly truthful crid de coeur is your strong cup of coffee.

    Joseph A. Palermo: The McLaughlin Group: It's the "Professional Left's" Fault

  • If this was a crie de coeur from a writer who records some of the appalling goings-on in an inner London council estate, on this blog we have posted cries of equal passion about many things, from the genocidal slaughter in Darfur to - the proximate cause of this blog's existence - the encroachment of the European Union on our daily lives.

    What, if anything, are you going to do?

  • The word "courage" comes from the same stem as the French word coeur meaning "heart."

    Technology and the Competitive Challenge

  • In spite of this cri de coeur from a knowledgeable veteran of the game, test wickets remained essentially unaltered, and, compounded by Don Bradman’s astonishing performance four years later in the 1930 ashes series, the problem facing English bowlers ultimately resulted in the adoption of lethal “fast leg theory” tactics, or Bodyline.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • I speak a coeur ouvert, and pray the kindly reader to bear with me.

    Roundabout Papers

  • Sometimes, we miss a word and we concentrate on the next one and our subconscious fills the gap (or invents the sound (s) in between) "coeur" could be "choeur" - same pronunciation.

    aubade - French Word-A-Day

  • - of course, the word "coeur" (= heart) is in your thoughts ... so ..., you 'heard' it ...

    aubade - French Word-A-Day

  • of course, the word "coeur" = heart is in your thoughts... so...,you 'heard' it...

    aubade - French Word-A-Day

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