He was not fond of petting, but allowed one or two honored beings to cuddle him.
Cuddle up against me, darling, and try and go to sleep then.
I expect they cuddle you and play with you and hold you 'most exactly like mothers.
If you do that again, Allyn, sister won't have any little brother to cuddle.
You are the Devil's own son, Ivan; come and let me cuddle you.