Like her adoptive mother, Destiny was mesmerized by the chocolate gaze and rich deep voice.
Frowning, she went to the kitchen, worried Evelyn's cat found its way home from its adoptive parents up the street.
"It's been a while," her adoptive father said with a small laugh.
The expenses of a parish council may not, without the consent of a parish meeting, exceed the amount of a rate of threepence in the for the financial year; but with the consent of the parish meeting the limit may be increased to sixpence, exclusive of expenses under the adoptive acts.
In order to obtain beatitude for her adoptive father, she resolved to become a river whose waters should purify from all sin.
That was originally an adoptive act, but it is now extended to all districts in England and Wales.
Among the most important of the matters which concern a rural parish is the administration of what are commonly called the adoptive acts.
That was a double-edged hurt, though, because Alex adored his adoptive father.
Verus, a weak, selfindulgent man, had a high respect for his adoptive brother, and deferred uniformly to his judgment.
1881), who succeeded his adoptive father in 1888, earned great distinction by the courage with which he risked his life to save that of Sir Andrew Fraser, the lieutenant-governor of Bengal, on the occasion of the attempt to assassinate him made by Bengali malcontents on the 7th of November 1908.
Now this act, like the other adoptive acts, can only be adopted by the parish meeting, and where adopted for part only of a parish, must be adopted by a parish meeting held for that part.
These words were taken in the sense that Jesus was then re-born of the Spirit an adoptive Son of God and Messiah; and with this reading is bound up the entire adoptionist school of Christology.
Apparently his greatest concern was the fact that his mother was married to his adoptive father at the time he was conceived.
Idumaean or Philistine of Ascalon, Antipater had displayed the capacity of his adoptive or adopted nation for his own profit and theirs.
Towards the close of the 18th and in the early part of the 9th century, the state was subject to a series of spoliations by Sindia and Holkar, and was only preserved from destruction by the talents and courage of the adoptive mother of the fifth raja.
By his will the Elder Pliny had made his nephew his adopted son, and the latter now assumed the nomen and praenomen of his adoptive father.
He ordered the establishment of a temple and cult in honour of his adoptive father, but he did not come to Rome.
The town also has some buildings by Lazzaro Buggiano, the pupil and adoptive son of Brunelleschi.