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If a man has taken a young child ‘from his waters’ to sonship, and has reared him up, no one has any claim against that nursling.The Oldest Code of Laws in the World|Hammurabi, King of Babylon
But if either of them showed the faintest sign of fatigue, the mother dived quietly and lifted the tired nursling to the surface.Creatures of the Night|Alfred W. Rees
Nettie, who was not much given to caresses, came up and put sudden arms round her special nursling.The Doctor's Family|Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
The black woman cared more for her white nursling than her own child.Historic Papers on the Causes of the Civil War|Mrs. Eugenia Dunlap Potts
The use of a sucking-bottle most nearly imitates the way in which nature designed the nursling to obtain its nourishment.The Physical Life of Woman:|Dr. George H Napheys