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never fear

Don't worry that a thing will or won't occur, be confident, as in I'll get there, never fear. This phrase was used by Christopher Marlowe in Doctor Faustus (c. 1590): “'Tis but a surfeit; never fear, man.”
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  • There are many against you, but we'll be a match for them, never fear!'

    Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens
  • She'll make the formal demand when the time is ripe, never fear.

    Priestess of the Flame Sewell Peaslee Wright
  • No, no, never fear me; I an't so apt for to make blunders as you.

  • I'm not a police-spy; I shall not reveal your hiding-place, never fear.

  • For Protagoras is generally at home, and we shall be sure to find him; never fear.

    Protagoras Plato
  • I have more last than you have and can outrun these fellows, never fear.

    The Cat of Bubastes G. A. Henty
  • never fear, I shall not forget your admonitions, any of them.'

    Against Odds Lawrence L. Lynch
  • "Oh, we know how to be as quiet as mice; never fear," said Brown.

    Lord Jim Joseph Conrad
  • You will like me well enough after you marry me; so never fear about that.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey

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