Sentence Examples


  • She still wouldn't have the experience of pregnancy or childbirth, but those things might not have been all she thought they would be.
  • I never gave a thought to the pain of childbirth, but here I am worried about pain the first time.
  • Wissowa, Religion and Kultus der Ramer (1902), according to whom Virbius was a divinity who assisted at childbirth (cp. the nixi di); J.
  • Little is known with certainty of his university career beyond the facts that he became a fellow of Jesus College in 1510 or 1511, that he had soon after to vacate his fellowship, owing to his marriage to " Black Joan," a relative of the landlady of the Dolphin Inn, and that he was reinstated in it on the death of his wife, which occurred in childbirth before the lapse of the year of grace allowed by the statutes.
  • Five decades later, in an essay called "Why Men Love War," screenwriter and Vietnam War veteran William Broyles Jr. argued that war "is, for men, at some terrible level the closest thing to what childbirth is for women: the initiation into the power of life and death."

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