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  1. May 2019
    1. “Faint-hearted Woodvile, prizest him 'fore me? Arrogant Winchester, that haughty prelate, Whom Henry, our late sovereign, ne'er could brook? Thou art no friend to God or to the king.” – Henry VI

      "Faint-Hearted"is a term used to describe those who are timid or not very brave. Shakespeare came up with this.

    2. To break the ice is to do or say something to relieve tension and is often used in the context of strangers meeting.

      Shakespeare invented the term "break the ice", which means to relieve tension upon meeting new people.

    3. To say that someone has a "heart of gold" means that they are kind, good natured or generous.

      Shakespeare invented the idiom, "Heart of Gold".