She felt no motherly bond to the kid huddled beside her in a thick coat despite how adorable he was.
In nearly all George Sand's loves there was a strong strain of motherly feeling.
Yet the nation patiently endured the mild yoke of the great queen, because it felt and knew that its welfare was safe in her motherly hands.
She is very fond of children younger than herself, and a baby invariably calls forth all the motherly instincts of her nature.
She had grown stouter and broader, so that it was difficult to recognize in this robust, motherly woman the slim, lively Natasha of former days.
motherly instincts here.
motherly figure for all the players.
I guess it was the motherly way it was put to me, because I said I would.
Maybe they didn't have a positive role model to look up to while growing up or they don't feel motherly.
16), or to the motherly sympathy of Rachel (Jer.
motherly woman with a plump smile.
motherly advice is a beautiful track that does not seem out of place on this fairly eclectic album.
motherly role as well as bartering with soldiers very realistically.
Her own life was by choice, and as far as her position would admit, one of almost austere simplicity and homeliness; and her subjects were proud of a royalty which involved none of the mischiefs of caprice or ostentation, but set an example alike of motherly sympathy and of queenly dignity.
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