It could never be the same, of course, but yet, day by day, she found her mother-love, enveloping the waif more closely until she sometimes sat with closed eyes lost in the sweet imagining that the little bundle of humanity at her breast was truly her own.
Her heart, bereft of its own, had gone out to this poor, little, nameless waif, and lavished upon it all the love that had been denied her during the long, bitter weeks of her captivity aboard the Kincaid.
Also she began to remember that she was a waif
of the storm, adrift upon a treacherous and unknown sea.
The woman's heart, hungering in its horrible isolation for something that it might harmlessly love, welcomed the rescued waif
of the streets as a consolation sent from God.
I have heard a waif
word in the country," said I, a little nettled, "that you were a hard man to drive.
This is Meriem, my dear," he said, and he told the story of the jungle waif
in so far as he knew it.
In the spring, the shelter sent 50 dogs and cats, including 32 from Natchez Pet Adoptions, on an 800-mile trip to Wayside Waifs
, a private, no-kill shelter in Kansas City, Mo.
she painted were informed by her daughters and, she confessed, "by memories of my girlhood.
and strays in the title could actually refer to Micah Ballard's wayward lines as they drift in and line up.
a not-for-profit that connects shelter pets with service and veteran members of the United States military, is joining forces with Wayside Waifs
in Kansas City to place hard-to-adopt dogs and cats into loving military homes.
punching above their weight Live football Sky Sports 2, 4pm THE build-up to today's Premier League clash between Chelsea and Arsenal has been dominated by analysis of the two teams' respective physiques, writes James Milton.
But, with two vacant fireside positions, I confided to lovely Kelly at the RSPCA, Barnes Hill, that she'd have to choose a couple of waifs
for me because I couldn't reject any.