Gathering Polly tenderly in his arms, he crooned over her like a mother.
"The light one, the light one—the heavy one to come," crooned the Welshwoman.
Christianna, who had moaned as she crooned, hardly knowing it, at once fell silent.
Many a time had she crooned it in the old days as I rowed her in the boat.
Old Worble crooned and doddered, and feebly repeated "Picnic?"
"Darlin', let me wipe the blood from your face," crooned Nora.
He pressed his hand over the glossy neck of the horse and crooned to it.
As Saxton turned from him, and crooned to Claire, "More ham, honey?"
Lucy admonished her, and crooned over the child on her knees.
"You could do great things if you didn't drink," crooned the fools.