The lake, as I have hinted, was to a considerable depth exceedingly transparent; and as human infants while suckling
will calmly and fixedly gaze away from the breast, as if leading two different lives at the time; and while yet drawing mortal nourishment, be still spiritually feasting upon some unearthly reminiscence; --even so did the young of these whales seem looking up towards us, but not at us, as if we were but a bit of Gulf-weed in their new-born sight.
First, he hunted out the plate containing the fingerprints made by Tom when he was twelve years old, and laid it by itself; then he brought forth the marks made by Tom's baby fingers when he was a suckling
of seven months, and placed these two plates with the one containing this subject's newly
She was sitting by the fire, suckling
an infant, whose tiny hand she held against her neck.
Bethink thee, if thou dost relapse into thine infidelity, though thou are not so tender as a suckling
pig I would I had one to break my fast upon thou art not too tough to be roasted
There were more seals than anything else, forming distinct groups, male and female, the father watching over his family, the mother suckling
her little ones, some already strong enough to go a few steps.
Their mother when she had borne them and had done suckling
them sent them to the Thrinacian island, which was a long way off, to live there and look after their father's flocks and herds.
Totty, however, had descended from her chair with great swiftness, and was already in retreat towards the dairy with a sort of waddling run, and an amount of fat on the nape of her neck which made her look like the metamorphosis of a white suckling
Even the sight of her in the pasture contentedly suckling
the remaining nine did not reassure him.
Tess, with a curiously stealthy yet courageous movement, and with a still rising colour, unfastened her frock and began suckling
Its walls were black before she entered, but in suckling
the Child, a drop of her milk fell upon the floor and instantly changed the darkness of the walls to its own snowy hue.
She was suckling
a new-born child, and another child, stark naked, was playing at her feet.
At her table there were extra dishes at dinner, and the servants had vodka and roast goose or suckling