I lifted the knocker with a faint heart, and could scarce breathe when I had to knock three times or ever the door was opened.
A soft hand and a faint heart may make one, but not the other.
I would tell them they would never do for the circus business, 'cause faint heart never won fair hyena.
It seems to me that for a lovers heart, yours is a faint heart.
And so it does 146 Nothing of worth or weight can be achieved with half a mind, with a faint heart, and with a lame endeavor.
A faint heart will never win either the one or the other, Miss Staveley.
A faint heart may never win a fair lady, but five of them have won many a jackpot.
The surest way to fail in an experiment is to make it with a faint heart.
If faint heart never won fair lady, neither did timid woman ever bring a villain to her feet.
"faint heart," I murmured, but no one paid any attention to me.