Here in soap boxes hidden among the trees were stored all their treasures: wee baskets and plates and cups made of burdock balls, bits of broken china for parties, dolls, soon to be outgrown, but serving well as characters in all sorts of romances enacted there,--deaths, funerals, weddings, christenings
And as to the feastings and christenings
, and revellings at Christmas, and celebrations of birthdays, wedding-days, and all manner of days, both at the Maypole and the Golden Key,--if they are not notorious, what facts are?
I have heard that the first thing she expressed a wish to see was the christening
robe, and she looked long at it and then turned her face to the wall.
Vesey were our guests at the little christening
party, and Mrs.
Yes, go certainly,' replied the Mouse, 'and when you eat anything good, think of me; I should very much like a drop of the red christening
Elizabeth was chiefly struck by his extraordinary deference for Lady Catherine, and his kind intention of christening
, marrying, and burying his parishioners whenever it were required.
Humphrey Van Weyden, "the cold-blooded fish," the "emotionless monster," the "analytical demon," of Charley Furuseth's christening
, in love
The calmness which had possessed Tess since the christening
remained with her in the infant's loss.
Baptists don't believe in christening
babies, do they, Jim?
The countryman than began to tell his tale, and said he was going to take the goose to a christening
Bartholomew's Massacre, and they saw the slaughter that followed; later they saw the Reign of Terror, the carnage of the Revolution, the overthrow of a king, the coronation of two Napoleons, the christening
of the young prince that lords it over a regiment of servants in the Tuileries to-day--and they may possibly continue to stand there until they see the Napoleon dynasty swept away and the banners of a great republic floating above its ruins.
The dog's own name is Jerry, for I was present at the christening
before ever his eyes were open.