Babe

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Babe

Paul Bunyan’s blue ox; straightens roads by pulling them. [Am. Lit.: Fisher, 270]
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As a babe he bit my breast and tore my hair; as the man is so was the babe.
should I kill my own child that its life might be given for the life of the babe of Baleka?
If you allow any to enter, or if you speak a word, then my medicine will not work and the babe will be dead indeed.
The babe sat on the floor watching the scene, his face in contortions like that of a woman at a tragedy.
The babe crawled under the table and, turning, peered out cautiously.
The babe was staring out from under the table, his small face working in his excitement.
Inside the den they saw the strange white ape lying half across a table, his head buried in his arms; and on the bed lay a figure covered by a sailcloth, while from a tiny rustic cradle came the plaintive wailing of a babe.
Kala had not once come to earth with her little adopted babe, but now Kerchak called to her to descend with the rest, and as there was no note of anger in his voice she dropped lightly from branch to branch and joined the others on their homeward march.
Remembering the death of her own little one, she clung desperately to the new babe, with one hand, whenever they were upon the march.
And who, by your favour, Sir, may be the father of yonder babe -- it is some three or four months old, I should judge -- which Mistress Prynne is holding in her arms?
That little babe hath been gifted with a voice, to second and confirm the counsel which thou hast heard.
As the mother in catastrophe tries to gain her babe, as the Greek who, dying, remembered sweet Argos, as soldiers on a stricken field pass with the names of their women upon their lips, so Jerry, in this wreck of a world, yearned toward Skipper.