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Karl cast a distrustful glance sideways at my nursling and spoke not.

"It may have been because of this poor boy and his unhappy karma that my nursling had to die," said she.

She fed quietly around her nursling, and left the place no more.

In adversity you will not act like a nursling deprived of its bottle and rattle.

The faithful soul was doing her best to shield her nursling from danger.

But Alland could do nothing but cry over her nursling and console her.

She gave them to me, and then she started off with her nursling.

It was Aunt Chloe, coming in in search of her nursling, who told Mildred this.

The nursling's first meal is the occasion of a special ceremony.

Their country has indeed been, in a special degree, the nursling of sea power.

WORD ORIGIN

also nurseling, "object of a nurse's care," 1550s, from nurse (v.) + -ling.

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