And then she is so brave, Mrs. Tesman!
Good heavens—am I brave?
Exceedingly—where your comrade is concerned. (2.394-6)
Ah, yes—courage! If one only had that!
What then? What do you mean?
Then life would perhaps be livable, after all. (2.397-9)
Eilert Løvborg has himself made up his account with life. He has had
the courage to do—the one right thing. (4.161)