D.H. Lawrence wrestled with the discontent of well-off people in his dark fable, “The rocking-horse Winner.”
“The rocking-horse and the big-boned Irish hunter” suggest rich mines of child psychology.
The marbles, and the rocking-horse, and—what else ought there to be?
If only she herself could be here to buy his children their first rocking-horse!
"It was because I had given away the rocking-horse," she declared.
Why not "teapot," or "rocking-horse," or anything else that's appropriate?'
And that hair—it is the tail of your nephew's rocking-horse, isn't it?
It gave the tub a kind of instability: and every time I looked at the rocking-horse, it seemed to rock.
Raphael could not draw a horse; his Attila rides on a rocking-horse.
At six years of age she rejected a doll, and asked for a rocking-horse.