happy home

happy home

A home in which emotional warmth and security are shared by the inhabitants, generally as a part of a genetically related family unit.
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But one night, under cover of darkness, and further concealed in a most cunning disguisement, a desperate burglar slid into his happy home, and robbed them all of everything.
In the good old-fashioned way she is very accomplished, and has made this house a happy home to us all, ever since we can remember.
Let her teach you how to be what she has been a skilful, frugal, cheerful housewife; the maker and the keeper of a happy home, and by and by you will see what a valuable lesson it is.
2] "Jerusalem, my happy home," anonymous hymn dating from the latter part of the sixteenth century, sung to the tune of "St.
For it would be easy to see that she has always been brought up in a tender and happy home, even if she had not told me so with great love for it.
How dark the days seemed now, how sad and lonely the house, and how heavy were the hearts of the sisters as they worked and waited, while the shadow of death hovered over the once happy home.
Tulkinghorn's unconscious head cheerfully proclaiming that Sir Leicester and Lady Dedlock are in their happy home and that there is hospitality at the place in Lincolnshire.
It is very probable that I have broken up a happy home.
So all alone she sat, and sad thoughts of her happy home came back to her, and she wept bitterly.
It is the truth that she restored him to that happy home existence which you remember so tenderly -- which he remembered so gratefully that, on the day when he was free, he made her his wife.
This has been a happy home, John; and I love the Cricket for its sake
She had heard of poverty and suffering, in the vague, far-off way, which is all that many girls, safe in happy homes, ever know of it; but now she had seen it, in a shape which she could feel and understand, and life grew more earnest to her from that minute.