Well, here is "more about Dorothy," and about our old friends the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, and about the Cowardly
Lion, and Ozma, and all the rest of them; and here, likewise, is a good deal about some new folks that are queer and unusual.
Now it was seen that the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger were drawing behind them a splendid golden chariot, to which they were harnessed by golden cords.
"Yes," said the Cowardly Lion; "Ozma sent us to meet you here, for she feared you would be weary with your long walk and she wished you to enter the City in a style becoming your exalted rank."
It seems to me they must be more cowardly than you are if they allow you to scare them so easily."
But after a time he became more at ease, and presently Toto and the Cowardly Lion had grown to be good friends.
I was standing close beside Xodar as Thurid swung his foot for the cowardly kick.
"This cowardly slave of a slave is to serve you well," he said to me, indicating Xodar with a wave of his hand.
There was a brief and bloody encounter, for the cowardly
Bududreen and his equally cowardly
crew had had no alternative but to fight, so suddenly had the foe fallen upon them.
hound, I'll send you to join them if I hang for it!"
It often basely and cowardly
deserts those paragons for whom the men are all wishing, sighing, dying, and spreading, every net in their power; and constantly attends at the heels of that higher order of women for whom the other sex have a more distant and awful respect, and whom (from despair, I suppose, of success) they never venture to attack.
At sight of a sharp knife and a cowardly Cockney the clinging of life to life overcomes all your fond foolishness.
There was nothing pretty about it, nothing divine--only two cowardly moving things that sat whetting steel upon stone, and a group of other moving things, cowardly and otherwise, that looked on.