Swaddling-clothes sentence example

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  • She assured Jerome that, in the church of the Nativity at Bethlehem, she beheld, with the eye of faith, the Christ-child wrapped in swaddling clothes (Ep. 108, 10).

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  • To make his life conform to that of Christ, his contemporaries say that he had himself circumcised, wrapped in swaddling clothes and laid in a cradle, and that he then, clad in a white robe and bare-footed, walked through the streets of Parma crying "Penitenz agite!"

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  • She wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger, be­cause there was no room for them in the inn.

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  • It convinces me that Earth is still in her swaddling-clothes, and stretches forth baby fingers on every side.

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  • He is clothed in pure, white swaddling clothes which stand out from the darkness of the cave where He has been born.

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