childless women

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  • Many childless women use this means to find if God will give them a child. Cited from Modern Persia, by Mooshie G. Daniel
  • It is believed that childless women that put their hands on the stone would soon bear a child.
  • I am a childless woman, and he is all I have. Cited from More Tish, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Let us grant that men are happier than women -- than childless women at any rate. Cited from Major Vigoureux, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • Don't talk to me about a childless woman! Cited from The Deliverance, by Ellen Glasgow
  • It is generally thought that only childless women can become witches.
  • And as it cried, the childless woman in the corner got off her chair and ran forward tremulously. Cited from The Delectable Duchy, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • The child was given to a childless woman to raise.
  • A childless woman tells the Sun that if she could only have a child, the Sun could take the child when she was twelve.
  • If they have not, their state is, like that of all old childless women in Africa, a very desolate one. Cited from Travels in West Africa, by Mary H. Kingsley
  • Mother of Christ, show us the way to thin The ranks of childless women, without sin. Cited from Poems of Purpose, Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • A childless woman was like a vessel with a cargo of exquisite flowers that could never make a port. Cited from A Prisoner in Fairyland, by Algernon Blackwood
  • She was utterly sad to-night with the "might have been" of a childless woman. Cited from Great Possessions, by Mrs. Wilfrid Ward
  • Milly knew that the women speakers of the evening happened all to be childless women. Cited from One Woman's Life, by Robert Herrick
  • Working mothers are perceived as less competent and less worthy of training than childless women.
  • The minute Madame saw her a singular light came into her eyes -- the light of love of a childless woman for a child. Cited from Copy-Cat & Other Stories by Mary Wilkins Freeman#2
  • For every woman in the world was a mother, and a childless woman was the grandest, biggest mother of them all. Cited from A Prisoner in Fairyland, by Algernon Blackwood
  • But it was Anne who rose, and put her arms about the childless woman, and kissed and comforted her. Cited from The Helpmate, by May Sinclair
  • I ordered a man to carry her, and we gave her to one of the childless women; she is about four years old, and not at all negro-looking. Cited from Last Journals of David Livingstone, II (of 2), by David Livingstone
  • The festival is also attended specifically by childless women making vows seeking blessings of goddess for children.
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