“And after this I shall always query that phrase, most ancient in our language -- "chicken-hearted.”
“The whole British sitting volleyball squad are a bunch of yellow-bellied moaners, and Martine Wright, wife, mother, budding Paralympic athlete, the worst injured female survivor of Britain's most terrible terrorist act ever, what a lily-livered, chicken-hearted coward she is.”
“(Unfortunately, the journal editor was chicken-hearted and changed the sub-title to "How Well Do They Fit Out of Sample?")”
“I don't exactly hate them myself, but I haven't any regard for chicken-hearted four-flushers.”
“May God damn your souls to the deepest hells, you chicken-hearted cowards!”
“Ebersol described Conan's jokes about Leno as "chicken-hearted and gutless to blame a guy you couldn't beat in the ratings.”
“NBC executive Dick Ebersol trashed Conan O'Brien in a provocative interview with the New York Times 'Bill Carter, calling Conan an "astounding failure" and saying his jokes about Jay Leno have been "chicken-hearted and gutless.”
“Listening to a human being speak and being put out that you didn't get what you ordered as if you've gone to KFC and gotten Original instead of Extra Crispy is ridiculous, risk-averse, and coincidentally deeply chicken-hearted behavior.”
“I am no, chicken-hearted coward," replied the tribesman, stoutly.”
“And the chicken-hearted Dem leaders in the Senate, fearing a "backlash," are unlikely to go to bat for a polarizing figure like Al Franken.”
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