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Now, little girl, you stand here and say: 'I christen thee White Swan.'
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
I told him the story of Colonel Train's life, and that we were going to christen the new vessel with his name.
In the absence of a better name, fellows, I hereby christen this waterway Snake Creek; any objections?
At his smile and nod she had said in a high clear voice, "I christen thee Star Lord!"
THE STAR LORDBOYD ELLANBY
So we have decided, now, to christen our Troop by that name.
NATALIE: A GARDEN SCOUTLILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
Did he himself christen it after the forest which he knew so well?
Young Mr. Turveydrop's name is Prince; I wish it wasn't, because it sounds like a dog, but of course he didn't christen himself.
In his work on the radiolaria alone he had to christen more than thirty-five hundred new species, two names apiece.
MAJOR PROPHETS OF TO-DAYEDWIN E. SLOSSON
However, poets have a perfect right to christen their own children, and if the wine is good no one should quarrel with the bush.
REVIEWSOSCAR WILDE
Will Frankland's wife is near bringing to-bed, and I have promised to christen the child.
THE JOURNAL TO STELLAJONATHAN SWIFT

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