It disappeared inside the very one where the cherished Partridge Wyandottes were cuddling under their foster-mother's wings.
Here was a false accusation of treason against her foster-mother's self. '
This was my brother William, then nine years old, and Margaret Spence was his foster-mother.
His foster-mother was frightened, and asked: “Where have you been all year long?”
She was sure that her foster-mother's spirit would change toward the Indians, but the change had not yet come.
The foster-mother offered now to adopt the child and bring it up as her own.
He liked, and was impelled to trust them both, and was already learning to love his foster-mother.
Is it my foster-mother who comes here so lightly, so gently, so softly?
Tom used to go over to see his foster-mother now and then, but always when the old man was from home.
In the middle of the night he rose and went to look for his foster-mother.