But to the Mollycoddle she apportions dyspepsia and black bile.
Nations, like men, may be classified roughly as Red-blood and Mollycoddle.
The Mollycoddle engenders ideas, and the Red-blood exploits them.
To be born a Mollycoddle in America is to be born to a hard fate.
The Mollycoddle also despises the Red-blood, but he cannot do without him.
Still, primarily, the Mollycoddle is a critic, not a man of action.
The Red-blood joins societies; the Mollycoddle is a non-joiner.
Then comes the Mollycoddle, divining all, possessing and offering all.
He despises her because of the Mollycoddle he divines in her.
Hence the fact, noted by a cynic, that it is the Mollycoddle who cuckolds the Red-blood.