"Newborn infant" Quotes from Famous Books
... charged with murder in the death of her infant child. Her lawyer moved for dismissal on the grounds that murder is defined as the killing of a sapient being, a sapient being is defined as one that can talk and build a fire, and a newborn infant can do neither. Motion denied; the court ruled that while ability to speak and produce fire is positive proof of sapience, inability to do either or both does not constitute legal proof of nonsapience. If O'Brien ...
— Little Fuzzy • Henry Beam Piper
Words linked to "Newborn infant" : postmature infant, preterm baby, stillborn infant, liveborn infant, neonate, SGA infant, premature infant, small-for-gestational-age infant, term infant, preterm infant, premature baby, premie, newborn baby, low-birth-weight infant, low-birth-weight baby, babe, preemie, infant, baby
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