Usage examples for babe

  1. Mr. Larkin, who, on his way had called professionally upon a subscriber to the Gylingden Chapel- an " eminent Christian"- and talked accordingly- perceived that his meat was a little too strong for a babe of Mr. Verney's standing, and concluded more like an attorney of this world. – The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  2. Answer me this question, and how my little babe and Clare are. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  3. She nursed them into a make- believe of eating, and retired to her softer charge and sweeter babe, reflecting, " Lord! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. " Well," said fat Babe Wilson with his usual sarcasm, " if it don't dry up soon the whole blamed world is liable to shrink." – The Boy Scout Fire Fighters by Irving Crump
  5. For the Babe wuz but young yet, and we wuz gettin' along. – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley
  6. O babe in wisdom! – Leonie of the Jungle by Joan Conquest
  7. It is a strange thing, nevertheless it is true, that Swet did not remember his poor wife with the new- born babe lying in the forest, nor his brother attending on her. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  8. And right in the east a full moon wuz sailin', lookin' down tenderly on Josiah and me and the babe- and Jonesville and the world. – Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  9. I would rather be a little fellow who loves, a babe of a man. – Pierre and Luce by Romain Rolland
  10. The liquor was run under my nose, while I- well, I just stood around looking on like some fool babe. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  11. O babe born with a caul, behold! – The Legend of the Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegel in the land of Flanders and elsewhere by Charles de Coster
  12. The mother of the babe would answer the question put by the student. – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  13. Roddy, old man, you're entitled to be a babe in the woods, of course. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  14. Sent out to nurse as soon as born, the nurse had in her charge another babe, and this last was the child who had died and been buried as Matilda Hammond's. – What Will He Do With It, Book 7. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  15. And so I told the old dame, to comfort her, albeit she struggled furiously to get the babe from me. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  16. Look up, sweet Babe, look up and see! – In The Yule-Log Glow, Vol. IV (of IV) by Harrison S. Morris
  17. But my surprise may be imagined when I saw that the father and mother of the child were in an ecstasy of joy; they were certain that the babe had been carried straight to heaven. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  18. That fellow Gray is still hanging round Babe. – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  19. The boyish prince who should have come was there; the babe that should have been hers was there! – A First Family of Tasajara by Bret Harte