And three men, it would appear, wholly destitute of mother-wit.
But the warmth of the mother-love lent life to the mother-wit.
The Corsicans had remained children of nature; they were ignorant, but rich in mother-wit.
He was a philosopher, was this rag-tag-and-bob-tail of a man, a philosopher with some mother-wit about him.
Once traced to their lair, mother-wit will suggest some means of rescuing our Puddin'.'
Rose desired everybody to acknowledge her mother-wit and trustworthiness.
But against all such endeavours, mother-wit, in the end, will hold her own.
She had mother-wit enough to beg her way; people gave her tea and pence.
He drew on his memory, his mother-wit, and his invention for subjects that might be interesting to both his companions.
They trusted to their mother-wit to carry them through any difficulty.