They want to be spoon-fed and patted on the back when they choke.
Accustom people to be nose-led and spoon-fed, and democracy is a mere pretence.
It was difficult to get her to eat, and she had to be spoon-fed.
She did not soil any more, but she sometimes drooled and had to be spoon-fed.
She had to be spoon-fed at times, again she ate naturally when the food was brought.
Linen in Ireland had been a perfect type of the State-created, spoon-fed industry characteristic of the period of mercantilism.
She often began to feed herself when urged, but would not finish, and had to be spoon-fed, as a rule.
If men could be spoon-fed with happiness, a benevolent despotism would be the ideal system.
At times he would partake only of liquid nourishment, then again would have to be spoon-fed.
Minds at first must be spoon-fed with truth, as babes with milk; a boy we bid feed himself, or starve.