The Whites had brought their 19-day-old infant, who had a high fever, to Harlem Hospital in Manhattan on August 4, 1987.
Any infant deemed defective by the council was tossed off a cliff.
But given that, most parents who lose a fetus or an infant or a young child grieve privately.
There are other reasonable arguments that the health benefits outweigh whatever pain is caused to the infant.
Their initiation is to slay an infant in front of its mother in order to remove any semblance of humanity or emotion.
But Cleg's breathing was as natural and regular as that of an infant.
The journey was too much, in such a season, for so young an infant.
The day having dawned, the housekeeper went to fetch a woman, who agreed to nurse the infant in silence and secrecy.
He stopped, he walked over to the infant and swept it into his arms.
It was not the roundabouts, so crude that even an infant of to-day would despise them.
late 14c., "child during earliest period of life" (sometimes extended to age 7 and sometimes including a fetus), from Latin infantem (nominative infans) "young child, babe in arms," noun use of adjective meaning "not able to speak," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + fans, present participle of fari "speak" (see fame (n.)). As an adjective, 1580s, from the noun.
infant in·fant (ĭn'fənt)
A child in the earliest period of life, especially before he or she can walk.