What is mettle?

Some articles on mettle:

Raymond (mascot) - Former Mascots - Mettle The Mule
... Mettle the Mule was a mascot of the New York Mets for a short time starting in 1976 ... Originally named Arthur, Mettle was renamed as a result of a fan contest ... Mettle was kept in a pen near the Mets' bullpen in the right field of Shea Stadium ...
Icky Mettle
... Icky Mettle is the first studio album recorded by the indie rock band Archers of Loaf ... It's a weird thing that you can't put your finger on...I listened to 'Icky Mettle', and I almost cringe when I hear it ...
J. E. Macdonnell - Works - Series - The Juvenile Books
... Macdonnell wrote three juvenile works about the character Captain Mettle using the pseudonym James Macnell ... Mettle At Woomera was re-released in paperback as Weapon Raid by Horwitz in 1979, using the name J ... The Juvenile Books Title Year Captain Mettle, V.C ...
Esprit De Corps (magazine) - Esprit De Corps Books Publishing - Tested Mettle: Canada's Peacekeepers (1998)
... The debut publication from Esprit de Corps Books, Tested Mettle was intended to be the companion piece to Scott Taylor's Tarnished Brass Crime and Corruption in the ... Tested Mettle exposed new failures in military leadership, including the bureaucratic confiscation of a wounded soldier’s wheelchair and reservists losing their pay as soon as they were ...

Famous quotes containing the word mettle:

    The true courage of civilized nations is readiness for sacrifice in the service of the state, so that the individual counts as only one amongst many. The important thing here is not personal mettle but aligning oneself with the universal.
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831)

    Well, Brutus, thou art noble, yet I see
    Thy honorable mettle may be wrought
    From that it is disposed.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    What a blunt fellow is this grown to be!
    He was quick mettle when he went to school.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)