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.
Before three months had passed, Rose Fleming and Harry Maylie were married in the village church which was henceforth to be the scene of the young clergyman's labours; on the same day they entered into possession of their new and happy home.
"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.
[2] "Jerusalem, my happy home," anonymous hymn dating from the latter part of the sixteenth century, sung to the tune of "St.
There came a day when messengers came to More's happy home, and the beloved father was led away to imprisonment and death.
That this darkened the happy home. That casting from his path a weeping mother, the goaded father at last dashed from the house yelling that he was away to buy a cane.
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.
And as they marched what sorry fate was already drawing down upon that peaceful, happy home!
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. Then it was that Margaret, sitting alone with tears dropping often on her work, felt how rich she had been in things more precious than any luxuries money could buy--in love, protection, peace, and health, the real blessings of life.
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.
Tell him that if I was to die tomorrow (and oh, if I was fit, I would be so glad to die!) I would bless him and uncle with my last words, and pray for his happy home with my last breath!'
It is very probable that I have broken up a happy home."