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Tess, who mused on the christening a good deal, wondered if it were doctrinally sufficient to secure a Christian burial for the child.
My mother lay in bed with the christening robe beside her, and I peeped in many times at the door and then went to the stair and sat on it and sobbed.
There was always something of the child in her, and her laugh was its voice, as eloquent of the past to me as was the christening robe to her.
Show her a Christening, and she saw a little heathen personage having a quite superfluous name bestowed upon it, inasmuch as it would be commonly addressed by some abusive epithet: which little personage was not in the least wanted by anybody, and would be shoved and banged out of everybody's way, until it should grow big enough to shove and bang.
It must be noted, by the way, that Pyotr Petrovitch had during those ten days eagerly accepted the strangest praise from Andrey Semyonovitch; he had not protested, for instance, when Andrey Semyonovitch belauded him for being ready to contribute to the establishment of the new "commune," or to abstain from christening his future children, or to acquiesce if Dounia were to take a lover a month after marriage, and so on.
Here in soap boxes hidden among the trees were stored all their treasures: wee baskets and plates and cups made of burdock balls, bits of broken china for parties, dolls, soon to be outgrown, but serving well as characters in all sorts of romances enacted there,--deaths, funerals, weddings, christenings.
The word christening is widely used, perhaps more in Protestant circles than Catholic, but not as the official name for the sacrament.
Klas Eskilsson, head of Stena Bulk USA welcomed Hans Noren, President of Concordia Maritime, Kim Ullman, Executive Vice President and COO of Stena Bulk, along with other Stena executives and local dignitaries to the christening ceremony for Concordia Maritime's new P-Max product tanker the Stena Performance.
5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama joins General Dynamics Electric Boat in christening Illinois (SSN-786), the U.
The Royals will be enjoying Princess Charlotte's christening today but the Prescotts have one next week.