Coward

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Coward

Sir Noël (Pierce). 1899--1973, English dramatist, actor, and composer, noted for his sophisticated comedies, which include Private Lives (1930) and Blithe Spirit (1941)
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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.
The gates flew open as the chariot appeared before them, and the Cowardly Lion and Hungry Tiger trotted up a jeweled driveway to the front door of the palace and stopped short.
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.
You cowardly hound, I'll send you to join them if I hang for it
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.
Chief Minister of Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri strongly condemned the blast outside the Church in Quetta and termed it as cowardly and regrettable.