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If she dozed and lost herself for a moment, the next moment she was on her feet flying to her child's cradle to see if it was still there.
I'll rock the cradle for 'ee, mother," said the daughter gently.
They find him sitting by the cradle singing a lullaby to the new-born baby, while Gill lies in bed groaning and pretending to be very ill.
THE bookcase and the bird- cage were rescued from under the coal-box; but Hunca Munca has got the cradle and some of Lucinda's clothes.
A cradle is such a nice homely thing to have about a house.
So he rocked the cradle with his foot; made a face at the rebel in the clothes-basket, which put him in high good-humour directly; and stoutly determined to be talkative and make himself agreeable.
And he took the hollow lyre and laid it in his sacred cradle, and sprang from the sweet-smelling hall to a watch-place, pondering sheet trickery in his heart -- deeds such as knavish folk pursue in the dark night-time; for he longed to taste flesh.
And you were cut out for a bachelor," pursued Miss Pross, "before you were put in your cradle.
Her mother and she contrived to fit up the baby's cradle for me against night: the cradle was put into a small drawer of a cabinet, and the drawer placed upon a hanging shelf for fear of the rats.
They had only been married a few months, and were both delighted with the rosy boy who lay in the cradle at the foot of the bed.
The cradle of oversea traffic and of the art of naval combats, the Mediterranean, apart from all the associations of adventure and glory, the common heritage of all mankind, makes a tender appeal to a seaman.
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.