Once, when she was tucking him back in its cradle again, the other child nestled in its sleep and attracted her attention.
She put her cub in Tommy's elegant cradle and said:
She put the heir of the house in her own child's unpainted pine cradle, and said, contemplating its slumbering form uneasily:
"I'll rock the cradle
for 'ee, mother," said the daughter gently.
I swear if ever I you beguiled, that I eat this child that lies in this cradle."
One wants to kiss the baby, and bends over the cradle. Suddenly he starts back.
As she took up the little live baby of Alice Clayton she dropped the dead body of her own into the empty cradle
; for the wail of the living had answered the call of universal motherhood within her wild breast which the dead could not still.
The baby in the cradle
woke up and cried; the boy in the clothes-basket fell over on his back with the basket upon him, and was seen no more; the mother wept louder yet and rocked faster; but Kit, insensible to all the din and tumult, remained in a state of utter stupefaction.
Then glorious Hermes went hurriedly to his cradle, wrapping his swaddling clothes about his shoulders as though he were a feeble babe, and lay playing with the covering about his knees; but at his left hand he kept close his sweet lyre.
254-259) `Child, lying in the cradle, make haste and tell me of my cattle, or we two will soon fall out angrily.
But come now, if you would not sleep your last and latest sleep, get out of your cradle, you comrade of dark night.
Husband and wife laughed at Philip's expression, and 'Erb getting up went over with Philip to the cradle
. He looked at his baby proudly.
When at last a little boy, beautiful as the sun, was born, they laid him in his cradle and carried it down to a canal which passed through the grounds of the palace.
Meanwhile the cradle continued to float peacefully along the canal till, on the outskirts of the royal gardens, it was suddenly perceived by the intendant, one of the highest and most respected officials in the kingdom.
"Go," he said to a gardener who was working near, "and get that cradle out for me."