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No mollycoddle—but a roaring, six bottle fellow—with a big brain and a scrupulous sense of honor.
They despise from their hearts the mollycoddle who will not risk a wound or a cold for the pleasures of the sun and air.
When one mother tries to be all those things to one son that son has a very fair chance of turning out a mollycoddle.
I was right in refusing to mollycoddle him or put up with any of his callow, unbaked impudence.
THE YOUNGER SETROBERT W. CHAMBERS
I wish to deprive those whom I put in the mollycoddle class, of any argument against good sport.
In the universe and in society the Mollycoddle is "out of it" as inevitably as the Red-blood is "in it."
APPEARANCESGOLDSWORTHY LOWES DICKINSON
"A Red-blood man" is a phrase which explains itself, "Mollycoddle" is its opposite.
APPEARANCESGOLDSWORTHY LOWES DICKINSON
The Red-blood despises the Mollycoddle; but, in the long run, he does what the Mollycoddle tells him.
APPEARANCESGOLDSWORTHY LOWES DICKINSON
You mollycoddle——Water, you fellows—can't you even wait on a real man?
FROM THE CAR BEHINDELEANOR M. INGRAM
If he repudiated these ideas, then Jonas would denounce him as a "mollycoddle," a "pink tea Socialist," a "labor faker."

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