The singularity lay in the hostile feelings with which the child regarded all these offsprings of her own heart and mind.
From that epoch, except when the child was asleep, Hester had never felt a moment's safety: not a moment's calm enjoyment of her.
I had called to him to stop, when I saw the figure of the child pause on its airy course.
The child looked back at me with its radiant smile, and pointed eastward down the river toward the distant sea.
The door being opened, the child
addressed him as grandfather, and told him the little story of our companionship.
I will save my child
or you twain will perish with it.
Once, in the course of their play, the strange child
placed herself between Violet and Peony, and taking a hand of each, skipped merrily forward, and they along with her.
I knew there was no marrying without entirely concealing that I had had a child
, for he would soon have discovered by the age of it that it was born, nay, and gotten too, since my parley with him, and that would have destroyed all the affair.
They devoured my little daughter, my child
, my only child
She was too weak to resist his wish, and she gave the child
Darya Alexandrovna shuddered at the mere recollection of the pain from sore breasts which she had suffered with almost every child
The parts that pleased her most were the Revelations and the Prophecies,--parts whose dim and wondrous imagery, and fervent language, impressed her the more, that she questioned vainly of their meaning;--and she and her simple friend, the old child
and the young one, felt just alike about it.