You come to murder the babe that shall be born of me."
Must my babe be dragged from my breast and be strangled, and by you, Mopo?
Levin made no answer this time, not because he did not want to enter upon a discussion with the priest, but because, so far, no one had ever asked him such questions, and when his babes
did ask him those questions, it would be time enough to think about answering them.
The babe bawled tremendously, protesting with great violence.
The urchin tried to dart behind the others and in the scuffle the babe, Tommie, was knocked down.
"Of course it's just the same THING; but a baby has got to be called babe or infant in a circular, the same as it is in poetry!
"No," grumbled Emma Jane; "infant is worse even than babe. Rebecca, do you think we'd better do as the circular says, and let Elijah or Elisha try the soap before we begin selling?"
She made the leap successfully, but as she grasped the limb of the further tree the sudden jar loosened the hold of the tiny babe
where it clung frantically to her neck, and she saw the little thing hurled, turning and twisting, to the ground thirty feet below.
After Zeus had seduced Callisto, Lycaon, pretending not to know of the matter, entertained Zeus, as Hesiod says, and set before him on the table the babe
which he had cut up.
was clasped in the arms of another and older woman.
Again, at the first instant of perceiving that thin visage, and the slight deformity of the figure, she pressed her infant to her bosom with so convulsive a force that the poor babe
uttered another cry of pain.
But it made the captain remember back across the years to his own girl babe
asleep on his arm.