Little Father Time

Little Father Time

despondent boy kills two babies and himself. [Br. Lit.: Hardy Jude the Obscure]

Little Father Time

solemn child hangs his foster-brothers and himself because of the family’s misfortunes. [Br. Lit.: Hardy Jude the Obscure]
See: Suicide
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They were a family of five, including Little Father Time. Jude was in failing health, and became a baker; Sue sold cakes in the shape of Gothic ornaments at a fair in a village near Christminster.
Sue's attitude turned bitter, and she told Little Father Time that children should not be brought into the world.