She had succeeded in making the room look habitable and homelike
. There were some books on the table and a lounge near at hand.
All that is unhomelike in the future, and whatever maketh strayed birds shiver, is verily more homelike
and familiar than your "reality."
His pale and mud-stained face- fair and young, with a dimple in the chin and light-blue eyes- was not an enemy's face at all suited to a battlefield, but a most ordinary, homelike
There were to be no ceremonious performances, everything was to be as natural and homelike
as possible, so when Aunt March arrived, she was scandalized to see the bride come running to welcome and lead her in, to find the bridegroom fastening up a garland that had fallen down, and to catch a glimpse of the paternal minister marching upstairs with a grave countenance and a wine bottle under each arm.
They look so snug and so homelike
, and at eventide when every thing seems to slumber, and the music of the vesper bells comes stealing over the water, one almost believes that nowhere else than on the lake of Como can there be found such a paradise of tranquil repose.
He looked round his studio wearily; he had loved it because her presence had made it gay and homelike
; he shut his eyes for an instant; then he gave her a long look as though to impress on his mind the picture of her.
"It doesn't look very homelike
," said Dorothy, gazing around at the bare room.
She and Emma Jane were room-mates, and had put their modest possessions together to make their surroundings pretty and homelike
. The room had, to begin with, a cheerful red ingrain carpet and a set of maple furniture.
The sound of his voice echoed uncannily through the homelike
hush, and he repeated: "There is something I've got to tell you .
The kitchen was a poor place, not "spruce" and shining as his mother had kept it in his boyhood; but it was surprising what a homelike
look the mere fact of Zeena's absence gave it.
The "We're Here" slid, as it were, into long, sunk avenues and ditches which felt quite sheltered and homelike
if they would only stay still; but they changed without rest or mercy, and flung up the schooner to crown one peak of a thousand grey hills, while the wind hooted through her rigging as she zigzagged down the slopes.
One alternative to that situation is Almost Home Kids (AHK), a decade-old program that partners with healthcare organizations to provide a homelike
setting that supports transitional care for such children.