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  • Pregnant.

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  • adj. in an advanced stage of pregnancy


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  • He had no sooner left my neighborhood, than the girl at the inn where he eat, at Motiers, declared herself with child by him.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • My Lady [Castlemaine] pretty well pleased with it; but here I sat close to her fine woman, Willson, who indeed is very handsome, but, they say, with child by the King.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys, May 1668

  • They being none of them at home; I to the Hall, leaving her there, and thence to the Trumpett, whither came Mrs. Lane, and there begins a sad story how her husband, as I feared, proves not worth a farthing, and that she is with child and undone, if I do not get him a place.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Aug/Sep 1664

  • Uniformed cops were rousting winos in Griffith Park and getting nowhere; Niles himself had rubberhosed two Sterno jockeys with child molester jackets.

    The Big Nowhere

  • Mollineux shall happen to be enceint with child or children severally and lawfully begot, or to be begotten, upon the body of the said Elizabeth Mollineux, during her said coverture, — he the said Walter Shandy shall, at his own proper cost and charges, and out of his own proper monies, upon good and reasonable notice, which is hereby agreed to be within six weeks of her the said

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Yes, he could get her with child now, butThe heir has to be mine.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • After the child can identify this recurring process, Dr. Austin works together with child and parents to identify what might be helpful to make the mood event manageable.

    The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child

  • The Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights is headed by Charles Kernaghan , who is best known for disclosing at a congressional hearing in 1996 that a clothing line then being sold at Wal-Mart under the name of TV personality Kathie Lee Gifford was made with child labor in Honduras.

    Sex Abuse Alleged at Apparel Maker

  • "She has ... she is ... with child by King Henri II!"

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • Annunciation as a Feast of the Church, and was once more definitely informed that at this moment the Blessed Virgin had already been with child for four weeks.

    The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary


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