The basis of the word lily-livered
lies in the once-held belief that a person's health and temperament are influenced by four bodily fluids, or humors: blood, phlegm, black bile and yellow bile.
Miliband is a lily-livered
millionaire playboy, who will go the way the unions tell him.
How can anyone know if their heavily-inked beau is a genuine free spirit or a lily-livered
Nigel who will have it all burned off in 10 years time, in a bid to become assistant manager at his local Asda.
AS a white, wishywashy, lily-livered
liberal, the issue of the Muslim veil has bothered me greatly.
We can't entirely blame the Prime Minister as it was his master's voice, the official spokesman, who uttered the lily-livered
denial that will leave English fans dismayed and make the boss an all-round laughing stock.
com Open three weeks ago what a lily-livered
character he is when in contention for titles, writes Steve Palmer.
Certainly not our lily-livered
One of the more interesting side-effects of the recent revelations on MPs' expenses is that there is a deluge of cash washing around Westminster as my lily-livered
colleagues write blank cheques to the Exchequer in a hopeless bid to clear their deservedly tarnished names.
Verity will probably just adopt that cruel smile and write them off as lily-livered
people have a lot to answer for.
Steven Page is just right as The Pirate King, as are his band of lily-livered
England expected - and unlike Sven Goran Eriksson's lily-livered
losers, the International bowling team, featuring Huddersfield players Paul Sigsworth and Ashley Daykin, from Netherton Con, are champions once again.
Our elected leaders, from the president on down, are weak, lily-livered
pantywaists who are under the power of big business, and care nothing for the safety of this country.
The person who rang up and made this threat is a lily-livered
coward and it was a pathetic stunt.
PRESTON'S play-off hopes will evaporate unless the Lilywhites stop being so lily-livered
away from home.