At her table there were extra dishes at dinner, and the servants had vodka and roast goose or suckling pig.
Gradually Matthew's suckling slowed and he fell asleep.
The lake, as I have hinted, was to a considerable depth exceedingly transparent; and as human infants while suckling will calmly and fixedly gaze away from the breast, as if leading two different lives at the time; and while yet drawing mortal nourishment, be still spiritually feasting upon some unearthly reminiscence;--even so did the young of these whales seem looking up towards us, but not at us, as if we were but a bit of Gulfweed in their new-born sight.
It is the well-known peculiarity of this order that the female has a pouch or fold of skin upon her abdomen, in which she can place the young for suckling within reach of her teats.
The goddess Fortuna here went by the name of Primigenia (First-Born, but perhaps in an active sense FirstBearer); she was represented suckling two babes, said to be Jupiter and Juno, and she was especially worshipped by matrons.
Whatever the case, Natalie began suckling as soon as the nipple was in her mouth.
He didn't let go of the nipple, though, and when Carmen tried to remove it, he started suckling in his sleep.