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better part of valour

Jean Forton

better part of valour

by Jean Forton

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Published by Cape .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as L"eṗingle du jeu. Gallimard,1960.

Statementtranslated from the French by Alan and Ann-YvetteStewart.
The Physical Object
Pagination290p.,20cm
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20511243M

The origin of this phrase comes from a play Henry IV, by William Shakespeare, a character named Falstaff said, “The better part of valour is discretion; in the which better part I have saved my life.” The ordering of words is slightly different, but the meaning is the same. perfect image of life indeed. The better part of valor is discretion; in the which better part I have saved my life. 'Zounds, I am afraid of this gunpowder Percy, though he be dead: how, if he should counterfeit too and rise? by my faith, I am afraid he would prove the better counterfeit. Therefore I'll make him sure; yea, and I'll swear I.

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Feb 07,  · This is the third book in The Confederation Series so, as usual, if you haven’t read the other two, Valour’s Choice and The Better Part of Valour, please go and read those books first as spoilers for these two books will follow.9/10(1). Mar 01,  · The Better Part of Stolen Valour Counterfeits, Comedy and the Supreme Court in Critical Survey. Author: David Currell 1 Book Reviews Book Reviews. Poetry Poetry. Google Scholar Article by David Currell Similar articles in Google Scholar Accessibility; Terms & Conditions Author: David Currell.


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The Better Part of Valor is the second book in Tanya Huff's foray into military SF, the Confederation series. I've been liking these well enough; the heroine, Staff Sergeant Torin Kerr, is tough and fun and rather aptly described in editorial reviews of this novel as akin to Ripley in the Alien flicks.

Huff's generally light hand with /5(). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Better Part of Valour: A Confederation Novel at forabetterchicago.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

May 25,  · After the prince leaves the stage, Falstaff rationalizes “The better part of Valour, is Discretion; in the which better part, I haue saued my life” (spelling and punctuation from the First Folio, Act 5, Scene 3, lines –). Falstaff is saying that the best part of courage is caution, which we are to take as a joke.

Apr 28,  · The Better Part of Valor (Confederation) [Tanya Huff, Marguerite Gavin] on forabetterchicago.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Telling a two-star general what she really thought of him was the mistake Staff Sergeant Torin Kerr made with General Morris.

But as a battle-hardened professional/5(52). The better part better part of valour book valor is discretion, in the which better part I have sav'd my life.

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Definition of discretion is the better part of valor in the Idioms Dictionary. discretion is the better part of valor phrase. What does discretion is the better part of valor expression mean. discretion is the better part of valour it's better to avoid a dangerous situation than to confront it.

discretion is the better part of valour definition: said when you believe it is wise to be careful and avoid unnecessary risks. Learn more. Cambridge Dictionary +Plus. The Better Part of Valour is the second part of Tanya Huff’s Confederation series and once again our favourite Staff Sergeant Torin Kerr has been assigned a new mission by General Morris.

This time she is without her platoon, but as usual flying into the unknown/10(1). It's no wonder that expressions from his works in literature, including the "Discretion is the better part of valor" quote, are an 'anonymous' part of the English language.

Many people continue to use this "Discretion is the better part of valor" quote by William Shakespeare in famous quotes about life.

"Discretion is the better part of valor". The better part of valor is discretion, in the which better part I have saved my life. Zounds, I am afraid of this gunpowder Percy, though he be dead. How if he should counterfeit too and rise.

By my faith, I am afraid he would prove the better counterfeit. Therefore I’ll make him sure, yea, and I’ll swear I killed him. Discretion is the better part of valor definition at forabetterchicago.com, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation.

Look it up now. “The better part of valour is discretion” – I realize that I invite calumny in citing Falstaff as a patron of Canadian diplomacy.

To many critics Don Quixote would, no doubt, be more appropriate. The lusty English knight did, however, possess certain capacities essential to diplomats: to charm. Get this from a library.

The Better Part of Valour. [Tanya Huff] -- In the distant future, humanity is granted membership?to the Confederation, a peaceful alliance of aliens who have long since turned away from war. In return, they must serve and protect the far more. The Better Part of Valour is the nineteenth chapter of The Heroes.

Calder dawdles up to the Old Bridge, where the battle is thankfully long over. Pale-as-Snow sits on a rock shaking his head, and reiterates Scale’s warning that Northmen won’t follow a man reckoned a coward.

He suggests Calder do. Editions for The Better Part of Valor: (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition publishe Author: Tanya Huff. We almost always hear something like, "discretion is the better part of valor." And we've changed the meaning, too.

Nowadays, it means that sometimes it's better to take caution than make rash decisions. Think about it: it's probably better to wait and see in some situations than go rushing in and hurting yourself. It's good not to be rash.

Get this from a library. The better part of valour essays on Canadian diplomacy. [John W Holmes]. The first book in the series was a riototous rip off of the battle of Rourke's Drift (thats the movie Zulu) but set in space with aliens, hey it worked I liked it.

Book 2 (this book) is a hunt through a damaged and previously lost star ship (yeah shades of alien) still enough bumps and jumps to make it worth the read/5(10). Buy or rent college textbooks online from ValoreBooks at the lowest prices on the web - Guaranteed.

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Oct 29,  · discretion is the better part of valor (US) Proverb. discretion is the better part of valour. It is often wise to refrain from seemingly brave speech or action. — William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 1, act v, scene 4 The better part of valour is discretion; in the which better part, I have saved my life.

Oct 14,  · (US) Alternative spelling of discretion is the better part of valour.Aug 27,  · The better part of valour is discretion; in the which better part I have saved my life. -William Shakespeare. I did it, just now—I shared it. Honestly, I felt at the time I couldn’t help myself.

The meme you just posted (or the article or video clip you posted before that) — it’s so unreasonable! You’re just flat-out wrong.Mar 21,  · Directed by David Hayman. With Peter Ellis, Carolyn Pickles, Christopher Ellison, Tony Scannell. In the aftermath of an audacious ram-raid on a security van on a busy public road - where the robbers made off with an enormous amount of money - CID need to work fast and maybe bend a rule or two to get a result/10(9).