Miss Jane stretched out a thin hand with a slender, worn band of gold on the finger, and the baby
curled her dimpled fingers round it and held it fast.
Flopson, by dint of doubling the baby
at the joints like a Dutch doll, then got it safely into Mrs.
Alice caught the baby
with some difficulty, as it was a queer- shaped little creature, and held out its arms and legs in all directions, `just like a star-fish,' thought Alice.
Tess, having quickly eaten her own meal, beckoned to her eldest sister to come and take away the baby
, fastened her dress, put on the buff gloves again, and stooped anew to draw a bond from the last completed sheaf for the tying of the next.
need not take your whole heart, like the rich man who walled up the desert well.
A small part only of the Serpentine is in the Gardens, for soon it passes beneath a bridge to far away where the island is on which all the birds are born that become baby
boys and girls.
She swore a dozen times that she would not leave the Kincaid without her baby
, and yet she remained clothed long past her usual hour for retiring, and her blankets were neatly rolled and bound with stout cord, when about midnight there came a stealthy scratching upon the panels of her door.
And when she had turned the baby
over on her left arm, and had slapped its back as a restorative, she pinched her husband's ear, laughing.
Because," replied the Man, "the Baby
belongs to the Orphan Asylum.
Little Joyce," she murmured, when Marilla came in to see the baby
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby
born into the world is a finer one than the last.
I wish now I had put tea-roses there, and I have misgivings as to the effect of the Persian Yellows among the Chinas, for the Chinas are such wee little baby
things, and the Persian Yellows look as though they intended to be big bushes.
Tom wants to know whether baby
is old enough to play with hay?
But for the little newborn baby
he felt a quite peculiar sentiment, not of pity, only, but of tenderness.
Bring to me, says M'Choakumchild, yonder baby
just able to walk, and I will engage that it shall never wonder.