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Origin of sticking place
Words nearby sticking place
Example sentences from the Web for sticking place
Evidently, he was endeavouring to screw his courage to the sticking-place.Mated from the Morgue|John Augustus O'Shea
At the appointed hour next morning, the young man, screwing up his courage to the sticking-place, knocked at the door of Oaklands.Crestlands|Mary Addams Bayne
Macbeth “screwed his courage up to the sticking-place” indeed, and then and there was the end of the life of Duncan.
But as he again approached with courage screwed to the sticking-place, a spruce hansom dashed up before him.The Argosy|Various
She taunted him as being a coward, and told him to “screw his courage up to the sticking-place, and he would not fail.”