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babes

verb
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As a babe he bit my breast and tore my hair; as the man is so was the babe.
should I kill my own child that its life might be given for the life of the babe of Baleka?
And who, by your favour, Sir, may be the father of yonder babe -- it is some three or four months old, I should judge -- which Mistress Prynne is holding in her arms?
That little babe hath been gifted with a voice, to second and confirm the counsel which thou hast heard.
In it there was something soft and tender like the monologue of a babe.
She made the leap successfully, but as she grasped the limb of the further tree the sudden jar loosened the hold of the tiny babe where it clung frantically to her neck, and she saw the little thing hurled, turning and twisting, to the ground thirty feet below.
With the death of the babe his fit of demoniacal rage passed as suddenly as it had seized him.
Then Robin took this sweet, pretty babe, clothed him all anew from top to toe in Lincoln green, and gave him a good stout bow, and so made him a member of the merry band.
The unmanly chuckle always came, I found, when the poor lady dropped her babe, but the whole thing entranced him; he tried to keep his excitement down by taking huge draughts of water; he forgot all his niceties of conduct; he sat in holy rapture with the toy between his paws, took it to bed with him, ate it in the night, and searched for it so longingly next day that I had to go out and buy him the man with the scythe.
As the mother in catastrophe tries to gain her babe, as the Greek who, dying, remembered sweet Argos, as soldiers on a stricken field pass with the names of their women upon their lips, so Jerry, in this wreck of a world, yearned toward Skipper.
The babe bawled tremendously, protesting with great violence.
When the nobles heard that, they wished to slay the new-born babe.
But while she was in the mountains, she was hunted by some goat-herds and given up with her babe to Lycaon.
But a shepherd found the babe and tended him, and delivered him to another shepherd who took him to his master, the King or Corinth.
Why, for over a year he was innocent as a babe himself, and bashful too," answered the old man.