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So Emmie was duly cosseted by Aunt Jerusha, and given delicious black-currant jelly.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
She cosseted herself with no false ideas as to the nature of the work which she proposed to undertake.
MISS MACKENZIEANTHONY TROLLOPE
And Goodwife Dolly, tell her I'll never forget how she cosseted the wildered lamb.'
THE HERD BOY AND HIS HERMITCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
The Marshal, who had never been so cosseted in his life, went off smiling at Lisbeth, though his heart was aching.
COUSIN BETTYHONORE DE BALZAC
Against her he had nursed and cosseted it; for its sake he had made his home desolate and starved his heart.
DOUBLE HARNESSANTHONY HOPE
At Merle Park Tom was cosseted and spoilt by the women very injudiciously.
AYALA'S ANGELANTHONY TROLLOPE
And you always a-telling me as squire said he wasn't to be coddled and cosseted.
GREAT UNCLE HOOT-TOOTMRS. MOLESWORTH
I hope the kind old goodwife is well, who cosseted me so lovingly.'
THE HERD BOY AND HIS HERMITCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
They have been cosseted and comforted and the devil has gone out of their blood.
Boys were not cosseted in those days, but made to feel the rod and keep their place.

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