I thank the Lord he took my children to Himself, if that's all the law can do for the motherless
and unprotected; hunted across a savage, primeval world by that hideous brute of a man; exposed to the attacks of the countless fearsome denizens of its mountains, its plains, and its jungles--it was a miracle that she had survived it all.
But he too had a Cricket on his Hearth; and listening sadly to its music when the motherless
Blind Child was very young, that Spirit had inspired him with the thought that even her great deprivation might be almost changed into a blessing, and the girl made happy by these little means.
You've got it, Jessie; and, with you to help me, I hope to make the child feel that she is not quite fatherless and motherless
But now, when he had most need of a woman's kindly help and sympathy, she went from him leaving to his blind care three motherless
girls, the eldest of whom was only six years old.
Now, now, Cornelia," remonstrated Captain Jim, who had been reading a sea novel in a corner of the living room, "you shouldn't say that about those two poor, motherless
Gilman boys, unless you've got certain proof.
If there is a feeling of humanity lingering in his breast, a spark of consideration for his own child, motherless
and friendless as she is, I will awaken it.
I would gladly go with your Majesty, but I am not free; I have a motherless
child on my hands just now.
The April baby came panting up just as I had written that, the others hurrying along behind, and with flaming cheeks displayed for my admiration three brand-new kittens, lean and blind, that she was carrying in her pinafore, and that had just been found motherless
in the woodshed.
They had been left motherless
when Tibby was born, when Helen was five and Margaret herself but thirteen.
We should allow some margin for little maidenly delicacies in a young motherless
creature, under such circumstances, I suppose; it is not in my line; what do you think?
Sound doctrine in the servants who waited on her; sound doctrine in the minister who preached to her; sound doctrine in the books that lay on her table--such was the treble welcome which my zeal had prepared for the motherless