Definition of Lullabying
1. lullaby [v] - See also: lullaby
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Literary usage of Lullabying
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Life in Mexico During a Residence of Two Years in that Country (1843)
"... and led us into a large hall where a score of nurses and babies were performing a symphony of singing, hushing, crying, lullabying, and vOL. II. ..."
2. Letters of Thomas Carlyle, 1826-1836 by Thomas Carlyle (1889)
"... and lullabying in all these houses: one generation passeth away and another cometh ! Jamie lost " half his harvest " last year by bad weather ; has much ..."
3. Mysticism, Freudianism and Scientific Psychology by Knight Dunlap (1920)
"If you look through a dozen articles of these dream seers you will find each one, in spite of his lullabying about Freud's meaning of sexual, making out his ..."
4. The American Pulpit: Sketches, Biographical and Descriptive, of Living by Henry Fowler (1856)
"His mother taught him to put his little hands on each side of the cradle and do his own lullabying. In consequence of this early ..."
5. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1833)
"... lean and long, you might as well think of lullabying a fact, merely the result of that gentle- whig into the composure of a Gentle- manlike restraint ..."