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78 examples of  lambkins  in sentences

78 examples of lambkins in sentences

The pastor, who entered at that gate and greeted his comely wife and children, fed the little lambkins with tracts.

Leave the hearth and leave the house To the cricket and the mouse: Find grannam out a sunny seat, With babe and lambkin at her feet.

My good friend, For favours to my son and wife, I shall love you whilst I've life, Your clysters, potions, help'd to save, Our infant lambkin from the grave.

The infant lambkin was probably John Lamb, but of course it might have been Charles.

She stared at him a moment, then, obeying one of the odd whims that made an irascible weathercock of her, she said, abruptly, "If you had capital should you go into business for yourself, Mr. Lambkin?" "Yes, ma'am, at once," replied Van, promptly.

So she did; for she lived to see Sophy plump, cheery, and care-free; Polly surrounded by a flock of Lambkins; Van in possession of a generous slice of the Van Bahr fortune; Toady revelling in the objects of his desire; and, best of all, she lived to find that it is never too late to make oneself useful, happy, and beloved.

And I am tierd like a Calf with carrying a Kidde every weeke to the cottage of my maister's sweet Lambkin.

Sheep on the hills around me feeding, While in their piteous accents pleading, The lambkins' bleatings float.

No greater misconception has ever been obtruded upon the world as philosophic criticism, than the theory of poets being the offspring of "capering lambkins and cooing doves"; for they differ in no respect from other men of high endowment, but in the single circumstance of the objects to which their taste is attracted.

So when day grows dark and cold, Tear or triumph harms, Lead Thy lambkins to the fold, Take them in Thine arms; Feed the hungry, heal the heart, Till the morning's beam; White as wool, ere they depart Shepherd, wash them clean.

" Somewhere in the world the sun was shining, birds were twittering; somewhere in the world lambkins frisked and peasants sang blithely at their toil (flat, perhaps, but still blithely), but to Mike at that moment the sky was black, and an icy wind blew over the face of the earth.

"In a minute or two he'll be skipping about like a little lambkin.

Oft lead them forth where wanton lambkins play, 140 And bleating dams with jealous eyes observe Their tender care.

320 So twixt them both they not a lambkin left; And when lambes fail'd, the old sheepes lives they reft; That how t'acquite themselves unto their lord They were in doubt, and flatly set abord.

Damon this evening carries home his bride, In all the harmless pomp of rural pride: Where, for two spotted lambkins, newly yean'd, With nimble feet and voice, the nymphs contend:

He brought me to my altar a lambkin from the fold.

His flock was all his humble pride, A finer ne'er was shorn; And only when a lambkin died Had Will a cause to mourn.

"Lambkin is too young to come out such a cold night, so Eagle stayed to take care of her; and at the very last minute Monkey broke his arm, and of course Brother couldn't come without his twin.

Then quick he laid his shepherd's crook Upon a grassy bank; And off he waded in the brook From which the lambkins drank.

Oh, when shall I return to stay, With all I love, now far away, My father, mother, I'll caress, My sister, brother, fondly press, While lambkins play, And cattle stray, And smiles my lovely shepherdess.

Spring poets are suffering from suspended animation; there is a slump in crocuses, snowdrops, daffodils and lambkins.

'Mid new-yean'd lambkins thou shalt play, Hardly less a lamb than they.

"Nouns which express a small one of the kind are called Diminutive Nouns; as, lambkin, hillock, satchel, gosling, from lamb, hill, sack, goose.

"Those derivative nouns which denote small things of the kind named by their primitives, are called Diminutive Nouns: as, lambkin, hillock, satchel, gosling; from lamb, hill, sack, goose.

By the adding of kin, let, ling, ock, el, erel, or et: as, lamb, lambkin; ring, ringlet; cross, crosslet; duck, duckling; hill, hillock; run, runnel; cock, cockerel; pistol, pistolet; eagle, eaglet; circle, circlet.

Its branches spread wide and high, and bees came from all parts to gather their honey-harvests among the flowers; beneath its shade lambkins were wont in spring to sleep beside their dams; and when the time of shearing came, and the sheep were disburdened of their fleeces, you might see them hastening to the sycamore tree for shelter.

Here and there a mother turned her head to call back anxiously for the bleating lambkin lost behind the white curtain; and, dim and grotesque, the awkward strayling would come gamboling into sight.

" "What!" exclaimed Madeleine in despair, "am I not to see the lovely lambkins bleating and skipping in the meadows on the banks of the Lignon, O Celadon?"

Thomas Muskerry wrote this, 1850 "In the pleasant month of May, When the lambkins sport and play, As I roved out for recreation, I spied a comely maid, Sequestered in the shade, And on her beauty I gazed in admiration." "I said I greatly fear That Mercury will draw near, As once he appeared unto Venus, Or as it might have been To the Carthaginian Queen, Or the Grecian Wight called Polyphemus.

"We're through with all our sad talk, my Lady Elizabeth," he said, the kindest smile in his faithful eyes, "and now I am going to show you I can keep my word, and not be a bleating lambkin.

For the farmer reaping his whitened fields, For the bounty which the rich soil yields, For the cooling dews and refreshing rains, For the sun which ripens the golden grains, For the bearded wheat and the fattened swine, For the stallรจd ox and the fruitful vine, For the tubers large and cotton white, For the kid and the lambkin frisk and blithe, For the swan which floats near the river-banks, Lord God of Hosts, we give Thee thanks!

And all the strident horror of Horse and rider, in red defeat, Is only music fine enough To lull him into slumber sweet In fields where ewe and lambkin bleat.

A rosebud like a feather bed, Its prickle like a spear; A dewdrop like a looking-glass, A hair like golden wire; The smallest grain of mustard-seed As fierce as coals of fire; A loaf of bread, a lofty hill; A wasp, a cruel leopard; And specks of salt as bright to see As lambkins to a shepherd.

But, before goin', it 'curred to me to call on a Mr. Lambkin, who was raised in Tioga, and keeps a grocery store in the lower part of Washington street.

I found Mr. Lambkin in, and he told me as how

He has gone on a long journey and proposes one for thee, my lambkin."

I hate him already for it!" "Lambkin, thou must remember thy teachings.

Hast ever seen one outside of pictures?" "Aye, Lambkin, and 'twas the unseemly kilt that was the better part; for I have met a blustering red-faced Scot as thou sayest; and he was boisterous and surly, giving vent to a choleric temper by coarse oaths; and 'twas his plaid denoted a gentleman of high rank withal.

"'Tis better thou shouldst think of something else beside my Lord Cedric, for instance, his great demesne, Crandlemar Castle, the most beautiful of his several seats; the splendid horses and equipages; and, thyself, Lambkin, think of thyself bedecked in gorgeous hued brocades; be-furbelowed in rare lace and costly furs.

"'Twill be glorious to breathe pure, free air!" "Aye, my Lambkin, and thy chest will broaden and be larger by two good inches ere we see chalk cliffs and English waters.

couldst put on a ribbon to relieve its greyness?" "Ah, Lambkin, thou hast begun already with thy fine lady's notions!

thou wilt be crying for high-heeled boots and built-up hair and stays, stays, Mistress, stays wilt be thy first cryoh, Lambkin, thou art heavy-hearted and I am turning myself into a fool to physic thy risibles;I wish we were upon the sea at this moment; if it were possible I should have taken thee while thou wert in sleep; but nay, I could not; for thou art a maiden grown and art plump and heavy with all.

Is it not grand to think of all these things, Lambkin?" "Aye, 'tis glorious!

"My Lambkin, 'they talk strongest who never felt temptation;' thou art going into a world thou hast not seen, much less, felt its power.

But, Lambkin, we have had a glorious voyage inasmuch as we have had both calm and storm; had I been privileged to do the ordering, we could not have had better weather.

I'm nearly famished, and jump into yonder bed that hath a lid" "Why, Lambkin, that is a tester, 'tis the first thou hast seen!

But, Lambkin, I would have thee don thy pretty white dress and go down to more cheerful surroundings.

Have my supper brought up!" "My blessed Lambkin, I will take thee down and see that they give thee proper food for thy coach-jostled stomach.

So come, my Lambkin, when his Lordship finds not a baby but a rare gem for his costly setting, his heart will bound with pleasure and he will regret he did not prepare for a great lady instead of an infant.

But, Lambkin, his body was not a match for thine; 'twas inclined to be too slender.

Do not eat too much, Lambkin."

"Neither has he, Lambkin; 'tis his Lordship himself."

Be careful, my Lambkin, fall not in love with the first handsome face thou seest."

" "Shall I wear a low bodice thus, Janet?" "Aye, Lambkin.

"What has happened to thee, Lambkin?" "I don't know," sobbed Katherine, "assure me if 'tis Lord Cedric.

"Lambkin, thou art too young for either stays or such a show of passion.

Dost like him, Lambkin?" "Somewhat, but I hate him most.

What maid beside her Lambkin would not be overjoyed to see him so mad with love of her?

"Nay, Lambkin, in truth, there are dark deeds abroad.

" "Nay, my precious Lambkin, if I could I would help thee this night to the nuptial altar; but as to helping thee to thy desires, 'twould be helping thy peace of mind and him to utter ruin; and such calamity would render thy young life incomplete; for without this noble lord

He is not dealing in hearts now, Lambkin.

" "Then that includes thy heart, Lambkin?" "Nay, dear nurse, my heart is already given.

Tell me every word, Lambkin.

Katherine rebelled at these insinuations and thought that "dear, good, sweet Janet would never take a pin from her Lambkin to save Church or State.

" "And when will that be, Lambkin?"

"At what art thou driving, nurse; thou canst neither affect Shakespeare nor the Bible!" "Have I not always loved thee, Lambkin; search thy memory; did I ever tell thee lies or use the veil of falsehood to cover from thee that which I would not have thee know?" "Nay; but thou hast used artifice 'til it is threadbare, and I now behold its naked warp.

" "Ah, Lambkin; with closed ears thou dost not becalm sight and wit, they cease not to fructify under suasion of childhood impregnations.

I understand, Lambkin, thou art bent upon paying well for thy popish idolatry.

"That phrase, my Lambkin, is paradoxical'Lady of Honour.'" "Janet, thou dost turn all sweets to bitterness!Then I will mottle my face and wear a hump and be spurned outright.

"We will not think of that now, Lambkin.

Have I not suffered enough?" "Lambkin, I am out of all humour with thee.

"What is it, Lambkin?

"What, Lambkin, if Lord Cedric should catch cold and die? '

"Good-night, my Lambkin, my child, my precious maidgood-night and God bless thee!"

Katherine gave no thought to regret, indeed she went so far as to smile at Janet's consternation, when she should find out that for once her "Lambkin" had fooled her.

"Speak out, Lambkin, that 'tis on thy mindif thou dost mean, was he disturbed when the castle was aroused?why, no, he was not.

" "Nay, I shall not see him!" "Tut, Lambkin!

The lambkin crops its crimson gem, The wild-bee murmurs on its breast, The blue-fly bends its pensile stem, Light o'er the sky-lark's nest.