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99 example sentences with  coddled

99 example sentences with coddled

"You're going to coddle the whole fighting front, making 'em sweaters and aviation sets out of a whole ton of wool I'm going to lay in the house for you.

Under Cousin Lucy Fentnor's systematized coddling little Roger grew like the proverbial ill weed, and the colonel likewise waxed perceptibly in girth.

Every day in the week, all during our summer holiday" "Why, you've made our whole lives a holiday, Uncle John," interrupted Patsy, "and we've been so coddled and swamped with luxuries that we are just now in serious danger of being spoiled!

When your lamb is boil'd lay it in the dish, and pour upon it a little parsley, butter and green gooseberries coddled, then lay your fried lamb round it; take some small asparagus and cut it small like peas, and boil it green; when it is boil'd drain it in a cullender, and lay it round your lamb in spoonfuls.

When your lamb is boil'd pour over it parsley and butter, with coddled gooseberries, so lay the chickens round your lamb, and pour over the chickens a little white fricassy sauce.

Take half a dozen large apples, (coslings or any other apples that will be soft) and coddle them; when they are cold take out the pulp; then take the whites of four or five eggs, (leaving out the strains) three quarters of a pound of double-refined sugar beat and sifted, a spoonful or two of rose-water and grate in a little lemon-peel, so beat all together for an hour, whilst it be white, then lay it on a china dish, to serve it up.

Take a quart of gooseberries, pick, coddle, and bruise them very well in a marble mortar or wooden bowl, and rub them with the back of a spoon through a hair sieve, till you take out all the pulp from the seeds; take a pint of thick cream, mix it well among your pulp grate in some lemon-peel, and sweeten it to your taste; serve it up either in a china dish or an earthen one.

Gather your gooseberries when they are young, pick and bottle them, put in the cork loose, set them in a pan of water, with a little hay in the bottom, put them into the pan when the water is cold, let it stand on a slow fire, and mind when they are coddled; don't let the pan boil, if you do it will break the bottles: when they are cold fasten the cork, and put on a little rosin, so keep them for use.

Gather your berries when they are full grown, pick and bottle them, tie a paper over them, prick it with a pin, and set it in the oven; after you have drawn, and when they are coddled, take them out and when they are cold cork them up; rosin the cork over, and keep them for use.

Coddle your quinces, cut them in small pieces, and to a pound of quinces take three quarters of a pound of sugar, boil it to a candy height, having ready a quarter of a pint of quince liquor boil'd and skim'd, put the quinces and liquor to your sugar, boil them till it looks clear, which will be very quickly, then close your quince, and when cold cover it with jelly of pippens to keep the colour.

But she's not sincere; she's coddling me to win my money, and if I don't watch out she'll succeed.

" "What's the odds?" laughed Patsy, coddling Mumbles up in her arms.

"I've always hated the sight of a woman coddling a dog," added the Major, frowning.

It will do those girls good, John, to have some human being to coddle and care for.

All such are slaves of you and of the people and of the laws, whether they wish it or not; and it is not fitting either to coddle them or to put them on an equal footing with the highest class of free persons, but to pursue and chastise them like runaway servants, with a feeling of your own superiority.

It is impossible for one who leads an existence of royal luxury and coddles himself like a woman to think any valorous thoughts or do valorous deeds, because it is quite inevitable that a person takes the impress of the practices with which he comes in contact.

It's the only occupation of the district, to have little Parisians to coddle and love!

Four months' idleness and coddling had altogether disgusted her with a factory hand's life, and the inevitable was bound to happen.

You should just see how La Loiseau coddles him!

Though he had never been ill, his mother would have it that he was weak, and insisted on coddling him.

Nor is it at all certain that the average inhabitant of Puerto Rico is worth coddling, protection, prosperity, "and the immunities and blessings" accorded him by his new rulers.

And will not the adventurous pleasure-tourist, who has been jarred, jammed, roasted, coddled, and suffocated in a railroad-car for a whole night, with two days to sandwich it, on being deposited in an airy stateroom for the last two hundred miles of his journey, think the man who invented the steamboat deserving of a "first-rate" life?

On this occasion Jane was coddled and made much of by her dear friends Caroline and Mrs. Hurst; but Elizabeth was now reckoned too attractive by one sister, and condemned as too sharp-tongued by both.

From that moment he began to recover in a fashion that amazed Piers, cast aside blankets and pillows, sternly forbade Piers to summon the doctor, and sat up before the fire with a grim refusal to be coddled any longer.

Blisters and blankets may go on for seventy years coddling the poor victim; but he will stay ill to the last if his stomach be not set right.

Take your Gooseberries, and put them in a Silver or Earthen Pot, and set it in a Skillet of boyling Water, and when they are coddled enough strain them, then make them hot again, when they are scalding hot, beat them very well with a good piece of fresh butter, Rose-water and Sugar, and put in the yolke of two or three Eggs; you may put Rose-water into them, and so stir it altogether, and serve it to the Table when it is cold.

Stretched upon a lounge, his eyes half-closed, he was coddling himself in the coziest corner of a dainty boudoir.

honeymoon; Strephon and Chloe^. V. caress, fondle, pet, dandle; pat, pat on the head, pat on the cheek; chuck under the chin, smile upon, coax, wheedle, cosset, coddle, cocker, cockle; make of, make much of; cherish, foster, kill with kindness.

; please oneself, indulge oneself, coddle oneself; consult one's own wishes, consult one's own pleasure; look after one's own interest; feather one's nest; take care of number one, have an eye to the main chance, know on which side one's bread is buttered; give an inch and take an ell.

He is taken from grammar-school half coddled, and can hardly shake off his dreams of breeching in a twelvemonth.

When nature is "so careless of the single life," why should we coddle ourselves into the fancy that our own is of exceptional importance?

With its neat habit, and pretty purple-and-white, plentifully-produced flowers, this is worthy of the small amount of care and coddling required to insure its growth in this country.

It is a valuable as well as ornamental little tree, and is worthy of a great amount of coddling and coaxing to get it established.

It wants a warm, sunny wall, and light, rich, and well-drained soil, and if only for its lovely flowers, it is well worthy of coddling and good treatment.

Swallow these two paragraphs of concession as the infusion drawn from those two doctrines laid down at starting, and throw away the effete axioms as fit only for old women to coddle and drench themselves withal.

The Miniature Black and Tan is certainly not a robust dog, and he has lost much of the terrier boisterousness of character by reason of being pampered and coddled; but it is a fallacy to suppose that he is necessarily delicate.

This boy was a great favorite with everybody; the sailors smiled whenever he passed, as they would have done to a child; the officers patted him, and coddled him up with all sorts of good things; and his messmates, in a style which did not altogether please him, but which he could not well resist, as it was meant most kindly, nicknamed him, "Dolly."

The very stoves had to be coaxed and coddled to keep warm.

By the middle of July, green apples are so large as to remind us of coddling, and of the autumn.

From that time until the present Tom has lived constantly an open life, petted, feted, his real talent befogged by exaggeration, and so pampered and coddled that one might suppose the only purpose was to corrupt and wear it out.

He is only a molly-coddling parson, poor fellow.

In time he gave up the care of his orchard to other hands, but he reserved this seedling for his own especial coddling.

They began to dose her and to coddle her.

"I'll show you I'm no coddle!"

"Nurse always makes such a molly-coddle of me, and so does granny; but I'll try as hard as I can to be better."

What should I do, punish, or act as I longed to, coddle the boys and comfort the poor knees?

At the door he lectured Adelaide: "For God's sake, Miss Ranger, don't let his mother coddle him.

But when the test came, when the time for courageous words was succeeded by the time for deeds, the shrinking from action that, since the nation grew rich, has become part of the education of the women of the classes which shelter and coddle their women, caused Adelaide to seem feeble indeed beside her brother.

Byron called him a "coddled poet."

But, the effort made, and once out of doors on a sunlit winter's morning, how soon are we finding out the mistake we were making, coddling ourselves in the steam-heat!

Doña Cristina was very anxious that this only son, as spoiled and coddled as though he were a Crown Prince, should become a priest.

But it's help they want not coddling and alms.

What had he been Doing that he should attempt to Coddle her into a Forgiving Mood?

Eleanor, leader of the fold, Hermione with heart of gold, Elaine with comprehending eyes, And two more yet of coddling size, Natalie pondering all that's said, And Mary with the cherub head All these shall give you sweet content And care-destroying merriment, While one with true madonna grace Moves round the glowing fire-place Where father loves to muse aside And grandma sits in silent pride.

As well talk of decking a porcupine with wreaths of flowers, and making it a household pet, to coddle and caress.

We content ourselves with saying it will never do to raise our boys as molly-coddles; they must learn to fight.

In certain contingencies, such as the loss of the queen with no eggs in the royal cells, the workers take the larva of an ordinary bee, enlarge the cell by taking in the two adjoining ones, and nurse it and stuff it and coddle it,

The whole room was turned to stone, motionless, expectant, awaiting the releasing moment of arousementall, that is, but the creeping sunshine, sliding nearer and nearer the crossed feet of the kitchen gods; and the hissing steam fire, warming, coddling the hearts of the gods.

That doesn't mean that you ought to coddle idleness, or to be slack with viciousness, or even to carry on the pay-roll well-meaning incompetence.

She threw even the blithe Marna Cartan temporarily into the shade; and Dr. von Shierbrand, who was accustomed to talking with Kate upon such matters as the national trait of incompetence, or the reprehensible modern tendency of coddling the unfit, turned his attention to Miss Morrison and to lighter subjects.

On one occasion, when I substituted a trained normal school graduate for a useless dancing doll who had made herself popular by flattering parents and coddling their children, all pupils were withdrawn from the school.

she answered him: "'Tis somewhat the way with maidens to sigh for that not easily attained, and it might serve thee to put forth an indifferent air and incline thy attentions toward another and act a mighty cold lord and coddle not her desires."

"Am I a youngster to be coddled and protected?

Then old Peter rang a bell which stood on the hall table, and called out to Ann Coddle (once my nurse, now the seamstress, chambermaid, and general lightener of his toils), to tell Miss Pauline a lady wanted her.

In a few days, I went with Ann Coddle, in a carriage, to return the visit.

I was in great doubt about taking Ann Coddle; never having been out of the house without a person of that description in attendance before.

Once we left the carriage with Ann Coddle in it, and went to hear the music.

Ann Coddle and the cook thought that my dresses were magnificent, and old Peter groaned over the coming of the packages.

Ann Coddle no more fretted at me, but waited on me with alacrity.

Ann Coddle was flying up and down the stairs, and calling messages over to Peter in a shrill voice.

Ann Coddle or old Peter?

For the first few days, while he was confined to his bed, of course Charlotte and I were obliged to content ourselves with the sending of messages, the arranging of bouquets, the concocting of soups and jellies, and all the other coddling processes at our command.

Hadn't he been coddled enough to please him?

The door was opened by Ann Coddle, who was thrown into a helpless state of amazement by seeing me, not knowing why in this condition I did come, or why I came at all.

Ann Coddle fretted me, and was very little in the room.

What would become of the cook, and Ann Coddle?

The next week was to come the marriage, on Wednesday, the 19th of May. "Marriages in May are not happy," said Ann Coddle.

Eggs prepared in this way are sometimes called "Coddled Eggs."

But alongside the lauded work (which included four Golden Globe nominations), Diaz said she was left feeling too coddled by the industry apparatus.

But despite the spirits being so coddled — or perhaps because of it — the spiritual adviser accompanying them looked nervous.

But his willingness to ignore the U.N.’s own evidence and coddle powerful countries may fatally damage one of the U.N.’s proven and most effective weapons for protecting the world’s children.

Few cars can coddle like a well-equipped 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

He had no problem pointing fingers at a team that had been coddled by Danny for as long as they were.

“He will stop the demonization of immigrants, the coddling of white nationalists, the racist dog-whistling, the religious bigotry, and the ugly attacks on women.”

Is the ultra-stern Belichick even capable of coddling?

It can be no surprise that those who abhor truth, who contort their minds to avoid reality, who want to be coddled in the myth of riskless existence, are those most bothered by the very existence of the gadfly.

Named after Goku’s adoptive grandfather, Gohan was introduced at the start of the Saiyan arc as Goku’s coddled, mild mannered boy.

Any politicians seen as coddling the rioters will find their positions far less secure.

Some may say this is coddling.

That Trump would take time out of a hostage’s story to actually praise the man who falsely jailed him for years — feeding a criticism that he coddles dictators like — elicited prompt backlash and bitter bafflement.

Trust your inner knowing about when to coddle and care for yourself and when to challenge and push yourself.

We agree, and decry the coddling of criminals while victims’ needs go unmet.

Wellington shares its territory with more animals than just pampered pooches, coddled kitties and its famed horses.

When we are in the White House, we are not going to continue coddling the insurance companies and the drug companies that are fleecing Americans.

A competent and compassionate minister would place the safety of the Canadian public and the well-being of victims above the demands of coddled criminals.

Dr. Ron Paul Quote - Liberty Quotes Blog The obligations of our representatives in Washington are to protect our liberty, not coddle the world, precipitating no-win wars, while bringing bankruptcy and economic turmoil to our people.

I don have room in my life for a pen that I don use or have to coddle too much.

Some customers prefer to be coddled.

The verse would then be a warning to parents against coddling and failing to discipline.