Dutch doll


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Dutch doll

n
a jointed wooden doll
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If he had not carried in his pocket a parcel of sugar-candy and a small Dutch doll for little Laura, there would have been no ray of expected pleasure to enliven the general gloom.
Flopson, by dint of doubling the baby at the joints like a Dutch doll, then got it safely into Mrs.
They were no more like the Martians I saw in action than a Dutch doll is like a human being.
They get stuck on to a foreign princess that's as stiff as a Dutch doll, and they have their fling.
In this article, I explore three British picture-book series for children through the lens of debates regarding quality, quantity, and consumerism that highlight some of the stakes involved in discussions of child citizenship today: Florence Upton and Bertha Upton's Dutch Doll and Golliwogg books, published between 1895 and 1909; Enid Blyton's initial Noddy books, published between 1949 and 1963; and Allan Ahlberg's Happy Families series, published between 1980 and 1997.
The luckiest children got a Dutch doll or a doll''s house or, a new gift at the time, a teddy bear.
There is even one man dressed as a traditional Dutch doll, complete with pigtails.
Clearly, Gully has not seen much of Dutch doll de Boer, a 22-year-old arrowsmith making her debut at Frimley Green.
Many of the memories or stories of Moore also have to do with the persona of Nicholas, a small Dutch doll she was given by Leonore Power as a holiday gift.
I remembered the picture of a patchwork doll sitting in a railway carriage with his stuffing falling out and the Dutch doll giving chase to Toby Twirl and his friends.
Upton's 1895 children's book, The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a "Golliwogg to the history of fairground distortion mirrors; to the American Arts and Crafts movement.