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  • s  easily frightened

  • Sir: For 30 years the lily-livered liberals have had their way in the Republican Party.
  • Shouting that he was a lily-livered traitor they demanded his resignation, claimed that he wanted to reduce the Polish Army by 60,000 men.
  • Sir: I'll vote for Eisenhower, but I'm getting thoroughly disgusted with the way lily-livered Republicans hide their heads in shame and horror every time the Democrats make an .

  • George S Patton in American Spectator
    You just wait and see,Patton said at the conclusion of World War II. "The lily-livered bastards in Washington will demobilize. They'll say they've made the world safe for democracy again. The Russians are not such damned fools. They'll...

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