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Coeur de Lion

[kur duh lee-uh n; French kœr duh lyawn]
  1. Richard I, meaning “lionhearted.”
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  • You remember, or perhaps you do not, a thing I once sent you about Coeur-de-Lion.

    The Life of John Sterling

    Thomas Carlyle

  • The Poem of Coeur-de-Lion has been already mentioned, and the wider form and aim it had got since he first took it in hand.

  • It is as much out of his possibility, as the prowess of Coeur-de-Lion, or an Irishman's day's work on the railroad.

  • But the leonine threat did not hinder the devotion of Daniel, the Coeur-de-Lion of the ages.

    New Tabernacle Sermons

    Thomas De Witt Talmage