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wean
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The Aeneid
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  • If glory cannot move a mind so mean, Nor future praise from fading pleasure wean, Yet why should he defraud his son of fame, And grudge the Romans their immortal name!
  • If glory cannot move a mind so mean, Nor future praise from flitting pleasure wean, Regard the fortunes of thy rising heir: The promis’d crown let young Ascanius wear, To whom th’ Ausonian scepter, and the state Of Rome’s imperial name is ow’d by fate."

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  • Worldwide, most babies are weaned much later, but in the US, fewer than 20% of babies are still nursing when they are six months old.
  • She weaned her baby when he was three months old and started him on cow’s milk.

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