babes in the woods

babes in the woods

applied to easily deceived or naive persons. [Folklore: Jobes, 169]
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As I lay on my back completely shrouded with verdure, the leafy branches drooping over me, my limbs buried in grass, I could not avoid comparing our situation with that of the interesting babes in the wood.
We began to understand the sufferings of the Babes in the Wood.
This is marriage, Trot; and Heaven bless you both, in it, for a pair of babes in the wood as you are
Babes in the Woods nature walk for toddlers and their parents, Sooky Goldman Nature Center, Franklin Canyon, (310) 858-3090
No-one has ever been brought to justice for the killings of the two girls, which came to be known as the Babes in the Woods murders.