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  • Glistening babies slide out almost silently from beneath, oftentimes into their mothers 'own hands, and come-to on their mothers bellies, at last on the other side.

    Jennifer Block: How Women Become Mothers

  • And I gat her to come-to unto her life again, and I set the lovely tale very swift to ease her, and surely with love and warmth, and kist her with a great joy.

    The Night Land

  • Since this is the come-to place for venting and worrying and action…

    Firedoglake » Judge Rules in Libby Case and Other Matters

  • Then he gigged the horse, turned him, and started back the way they'd come-to have another look at the oil patch, mayhap.

    Wizard and Glass

  • It was the reason she had come-to bring the Elves back into the Westland and to help find a way to put an end to the Shadowen.

    The Elf Queen of Shannara

  • Lessa realized that she had, at last, fully accepted her role: as Weyrwoman and as mate, to help F'lar shape men and events for many Turns to come-to secure Pern against the Threads.

    DragonFlight

  • And I gat her to come-to unto her life again, and I set the lovely tale very swift to ease her, and surely with love and warmth, and kist her with a great joy.

    The Night Land: Chapter 11

  • She had evidently more on her than she could bear; yet it was in vain to try to take it in—the clewline was not strong enough; and they were thinking of cutting away, when another wide yaw and a come-to, snapped the guys, and the swinging boom came in, with a crash, against the lower rigging.

    Chapter XXXIII. Cracking on-Progress Homeward-A Pleasant Sunday-A Fine Sight-By-Play

  • The Italian ship had a crew of thirty men; nearly three times as many as the Alert, which was afterwards on the coast, and was of the same size; yet the Alert would get under weigh and come-to in half the time, and get two anchors, while they were all talking at once—jabbering like a parcel of “Yahoos, ” and running about decks to find their cat-block.

    Chapter XVIII. Easter Sunday-“Sail Ho!”-Whales-San Juan-Romance of Hide-Droghing-San Diego Again

  • No sooner had we come-to, than a strong south-easter, which had been threatening us all day, set in, with heavy rain and a chilly atmosphere.

    Chapter XXVI. San Francisco-Monterey

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