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His mot has been mothered on Madame de Svign, for she, too, took neither to Racine nor to coffee.
She yearned over the wanderer and longed to mother him, as, somehow, she knew he needed to be mothered.
THE DREAMERMARY NEWTON STANARD
Everyone in the company mothered me, so I was not neglected—doubtless received too much attention.
PENNY OF TOP HILL TRAILBELLE KANARIS MANIATES
If she had mothered him a bit—poured out her tenderness upon him—oh, my poor Perry.
THE GAY COCKADETEMPLE BAILEY
His mother died when he was eight years of age, and his three older sisters then mothered him.
The women "mothered" him, setting his belongings to rights at stated intervals, for he was not conspicuous for orderliness.
"Come to us whenever you want to be mothered," Mrs. Hoyt responded.
THE FOUR CORNERS ABROADAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
It is not fathered by the castle, nor mothered by the church.
Although Mrs. Tiffany mothered him, gave him her errands to do, she made no mistake about the centre of attraction for him.
She took great pains with me and mothered me in the absence of my own mother, who had long been her very dear friend.
MARSE HENRY (VOL. 1)HENRY WATTERSON

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