abandoned child

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The appeal of the abandoned child Flora to the sympathies of the Fynes had been irresistible.
Bessie supplied the hiatus by a homily of an hour's length, in which she proved beyond a doubt that I was the most wicked and abandoned child ever reared under a roof.
It is very difficult to trace parents of an abandoned child, but in Sharjah, authorities have proved resourceful in past investigations.
TIME Director Paul King took inspiration for |Paddington from one of his favourite films The Kid, Facts which stars Charlie Chaplin as a man who takes in an abandoned child.
Regaining the trust of an abandoned child takes a huge amount of hard work.
MURDER IN CHELSEA provides a fine new Gaslight Mystery story for newcomers and old fans of the series, telling of Sarah, who faces pain and problems when a woman inquires about the abandoned child she's taken as her daughter.
The Looming Fog is Rosemary Esehagu's debut novel skillfully depicting the story of an abandoned child whose life-long difficulties are the cause for a deeply horrific isolation and loneliness.
Toby has always lived at the hotel by the sea, where he's grown up as an abandoned child.
Van Helsing, as she sees it, was an abandoned child found and raised, not as a tasty snack, by a family of vampires.
With only the slightest hint at dramatic tension, the stories meander along as a series of vignettes built around the theme of father-daughter relationships, or in the case of Loren's character, the dynamics of an abandoned child (Wendy Crewson) and her mother who meet briefly at a book signing.
On the lives of foundling children, see Kertzer, Heather Koball, and White, "Growing up as an abandoned child in nineteenth-century Italy," History of the Family 2 (1997): 211-28.
After all, the abandoned child was as barren as a rock and had hardly ever drawn his attention.