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a sweet innocent baby

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an angel of the second order whose gift is knowledge

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She was disposed rather to accuse the intolerable narrowness and the purblind conscience of the society around her: and Celia was no longer the eternal cherub, but a thorn in her spirit, a pink-and-white nullifidian, worse than any discouraging presence in the "Pilgrim's Progress.
They were all guilty, from young Ardmore, a pink cherub of nineteen outward bound for some clerkship in the Consular Service, to old Captain Bentley, grizzled and sea-worn, and as emotional, to look at, as a Chinese joss.
But though his parts were not brilliant, he made up for his lack of talent by meritorious industry, and was never known, during eight years at school, to be subject to that punishment which it is generally thought none but a cherub can escape.
When my father returned from Milan, he found playing with me in the hall of our villa a child fairer than pictured cherub --a creature who seemed to shed radiance from her looks and whose form and motions were lighter than the chamois of the hills.
If the conventional Cherub could ever grow up and be clothed, he might be photographed as a portrait of Wilfer.
Two or three times during this short address, the cherub addressed had made chubby motions towards a chair.
Stelling considered she was doing Tom a service by setting him to watch the little cherub Laura while the nurse was occupied with the sickly baby.
If Tom had had a worse disposition, he would certainly have hated the little cherub Laura, but he was too kind-hearted a lad for that; there was too much in him of the fibre that turns to true manliness, and to protecting pity for the weak.
2) At the Laurel Canyon station, Phung Huynh's ``Lucky California'' features laughing Chinese cherubs among airplanes and oranges on the colorful terrazzo pavement sections.
Cherubs Nursery at Wrexham was established by teachers Sue Williams, Melanie Jenkins and Joyce Millington in July 2000.
Jacqueline Forward, aged 47, of Wren Street, Hillfields, Coventry, put the cherubs on the Canley Crematorium grave of her mother Janet Edwards, who died just over a year ago, aged 74.
During that time, the cherubs came to reflect what was foremost on the American mind.
The cherubs will be handing out chocolate hearts to people while the Leighton-Jones Quartet set the loving mood.
It includes British slang, reflective of the London-based CHERUB agents.
2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After 10 months of writing letters to Nicholas Sparks, CHERUBS - The Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Awareness and Support, turns to the author seeking his help.