And Lizaveta Petrovna, with one hand supporting the wobbling head, lifted up on the other arm the strange, limp, red creature, whose head was lost in its swaddling clothes
A very young brother of his, who was in swaddling clothes
, was still alive and crying abandoned in his cradle.
For what greater nonsense can there be in connection with what we are now discussing than for an infant to appear in swaddling clothes
in the first scene of the first act, and in the second a grown-up bearded man?
Thither came Earth carrying him swiftly through the black night to Lyctus first, and took him in her arms and hid him in a remote cave beneath the secret places of the holy earth on thick-wooded Mount Aegeum; but to the mightily ruling son of Heaven, the earlier king of the gods, she gave a great stone wrapped in swaddling clothes
George had taken it firmly, and held it away from him, and had begun to unravel it as if he were taking the swaddling clothes
off a new-born infant; and, before he had unwound a dozen yards, the thing was more like a badly-made door-mat than anything else.
When you're sleeping you roll around like a baby in swaddling clothes
He was born of a virgin on December 25, wrapped in swaddling clothes
, visited by three wise men from Persia bringing yes, gold, frankincense and myrrh, and he was just one of the innumerable "death-rebirth" deities of the past.
He showed pictures of them on his phone -- baby Sam, dressed in pink swaddling clothes
, missing alongside his mother; Nashwan, a teenage boy; and Alina, a smiling girl, also missing along with her mother.
Stollen - a bread like fruit cake with marzipan running through the centre whose shape is said to represent the baby Jesus wrapped in swaddling clothes
- still contains dried currants, sultanas, mixed peel and glace cherries, but is altogether lighter than a dark, rich and boozy Christmas cake.
While the practice has fallen out of favour in many parts of the world, it is estimated the demand for swaddling clothes
rose by 61% in the UK between 2010 and 2011.
It's starting to come back and photos of Prince George, in what appeared to be muslin swaddling clothes
, might ignite a new fashion.
John Henry Newman promoted the "elbow room" that developing minds need for maturation and he wrote against "dry old red-tapists," academics who wrap the baby so tightly in swaddling clothes
that it has room neither to breathe nor to move about.