1 Gradually their talk died out and drowsiness began to steal upon the eyelids of the little waifs.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark TwainGet Context In CHAPTER XIII
2 And they had fed and clothed any number of waifs who slept in their cellar.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER LVII
3 The Elder to whose care the two waifs had been committed, led them to his waggon, where a meal was already awaiting them.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
4 In the meanwhile, the two little waifs had approached the brioche at the same time as the swans.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
5 Further pursuit was useless; but the boats still lingered in their wake to pick up what drugged whales might be dropped astern, and likewise to secure one which Flask had killed and waifed.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.