The stout, rather greedy children, who look so well in perambulators
but get puffed easily when they walk, were all young thrushes once, and ladies often ask specially for them.
I don't know how it is, but there always seem to me to be more people, and dogs, and perambulators
, and cabs, and carts about in wet weather than at any other time, and they all get in your way more, and everybody is so disagreeable--except myself--and it does make me so wild.
She had always thought children important, however, and the Darlings had become acquainted with her in Kensington Gardens, where she spent most of her spare time peeping into perambulators
, and was much hated by careless nursemaids, whom she followed to their homes and complained of to their mistresses.
A short-frocked edition of Charles also regards them placidly; a perambulator
edition is squeaking; a third edition is expected shortly.
ONE morning Lucinda and Jane had gone out for a drive in the doll's perambulator
Both stood bending over a perambulator
with a green umbrella.
Lower down was a nurse girl wheeling a perambulator
and leading a second child by the hand.
They abused her goodness, I'm sorry to say, and while they walked in the lanes, they stood the perambulator
alone in a field where there was a bull.
Finn called out to him to go away, and as he persisted in coming nearer, she hit him courageously with her umbrella over the head and, without once looking back, ran like the wind with the perambulator
as far as the first house in the village.
Thus, if you leave your empty perambulator
under the trees and watch from a distance, you will see the birds boarding it and hopping about from pillow to blanket in a twitter of excitement; they are trying to find out how babyhood would suit them.
Not one, I fancy," he added, "like me - not one condemned to pass their days in a perambulator
Mr Vladimir, jumping up amazed from the depths of the arm-chair, looked over his shoulder; and below, across the courtyard of the Embassy, well beyond the open gate, could be seen the broad back of a policeman watching idly the gorgeous perambulator
of a wealthy baby being wheeled in state across the Square.