This is one of those Amazonian feats which prove the valour of the women of other days.
It is perhaps as high a form of valour to endure as to dare.
Of course the love of courtesy, valour, and learning were deeply rooted in the age, or the womans sympathy could not have existed.
Ziska bequeathed his skin to be used as a drum to inspire the valour of the Bohemians.
Where should strength and valour blossom, Land of rocks, if not in thee?
I am the steel, d'ye see, which knocks the valour out of your flint.
He could wait until his valour, somewhat cowed, should return again, and imbue him with a fresh impulse.
It is not their want of courage that renders them so peaceable, for their valour is well known.
The Hindu supplies the brains and the Muhammadan the valour.
These Manchester men had little of the Crusader or Elizabethan but his valour.
c.1300, "value, worth," from Old French valour "strength, value, valor," from Late Latin valorem (nominative valor) "value, worth," from stem of Latin valere "be worth, be strong" (see valiant). The meaning "courage" is first recorded 1580s, from Italian valore, from the same Late Latin word. (The Middle English word also had a sense of "worth or worthiness in respect of manly qualities").