Well would the King, to save his soul, placate and cosset his wife.
"Here, open your mouth, Cosset," he said to the lamb that he still held.
I will cosset her up a little when I get to the country, and make a fuss over her.
So you may, and I will feed you as if you were my cosset lamb.
For once, there were no sentimental women waiting to cosset the bandit.
But Nature ...