Miss Honey made an obedient snatch at Caroline's apron strings, and darted forward with a long roll of her skates.
apron strings are coming into fashion the bluer the better hey, Prince?
A girl of eight, and tied to the worthy Ann's apron strings!
Tie him to your apron strings and lead him to bang-up hotels?
But I confess it will be poor fun living at Gablehurst as a little boy tied to his mother's apron strings.
True, the daughter was tied to the apron strings of her mother.
When they broke through the ring of witch burners and snatched Marm Perry off the pyre, her apron strings had burned in two.
They are tied to the apron strings of the government at Washington.
Eve Chesley says that he is tied to his mother's apron strings.
As long as the other congregations were tied to the apron strings of Fulneck they could never attain to independent growth.