Until I was ten years old, my family lived in rural east Texas.
Miss Sullivan and I were at that time in Hulton, Pennsylvania, visiting the family of Mr. William Wade.
"My family," she managed tersely.
No doubt they were signs for the different members of the family at Ivy Green.
Alex was lounging with one shoulder against the wall on the other side of the family room when Carmen walked in.
The babies were healthy and by mid-August, they would have two new family members.
She was glad Howard was there and that her family wasn't.
When she brought his coffee into the living room, she found him holding their family photo.
For the most part, the work she did for the Giddon family was little more than she would have done at home - with the exception that at home she probably would have made a sandwich instead of a meal.
My daughter, the family gardener, only plants heirloom produce from non-hybrid seeds.
The Keller homestead, where the family lived, was a few steps from our little rose-bower.
The family consisted of my father and mother, two older half-brothers, and, afterward, a little sister, Mildred.
Next to his family he loved his dogs and gun.
Next morning it was I who waked the whole family with my first "Merry Christmas!"
Long after dark we reached home and found the cottage empty; the family were all out hunting for us.
At dinner it was read to the assembled family, who were surprised that I could write so well.
This lasted for several minutes; then this mood passed, and Nancy was thrown ruthlessly on the floor and pushed to one side, while a large, pink-cheeked, fuzzy-haired member of the family received the little mother's undivided attention.
In connection with this lesson she learned the names of the members of the family and the word IS.
At six I passed him and his family on the road.
In accumulating property for ourselves or our posterity, in founding a family or a state, or acquiring fame even, we are mortal; but in dealing with truth we are immortal, and need fear no change nor accident.
It chanced that I walked that way across the fields the following night, about the same hour, and hearing a low moaning at this spot, I drew near in the dark, and discovered the only survivor of the family that I know, the heir of both its virtues and its vices, who alone was interested in this burning, lying on his stomach and looking over the cellar wall at the still smouldering cinders beneath, muttering to himself, as is his wont.
Pierre again went up onto the knoll where he had spent over an hour, and of that family circle which had received him as a member he did not find a single one.
I foresee a day when, on a Sunday afternoon, a family might drive (or actually be driven by their car) out to a farm to see where food comes from.
This is a force for peace, as more and more people have family members in more than one culture and share the interests of more than one nationality.
I came, I saw, I conquered, as the first baby in the family always does.
Every one in the family prepared surprises for me, but what pleased me most, Miss Sullivan and I prepared surprises for everybody else.
Besides the chickens, we have several other additions to the family--two calves, a colt, and a penful of funny little pigs.
If he and his family would live simply, they might all go a-huckleberrying in the summer for their amusement.
Cato says, the master of a family (patremfamilias) must have in his rustic villa "cellam oleariam, vinariam, dolia multa, uti lubeat caritatem expectare, et rei, et virtuti, et gloriae erit," that is, "an oil and wine cellar, many casks, so that it may be pleasant to expect hard times; it will be for his advantage, and virtue, and glory."
She is rich and of good family and that's all I want.
"And then of course my family has also to be considered," Prince Vasili went on, testily pushing away a little table without looking at her.
'One man though undone is but one,' as the proverb says, but with thirteen in your family and all the property...
Alpatych, having sent his family away, was alone at Bald Hills and was sitting indoors reading the Lives of the Saints.
But what it was, no one could tell: it might be some caprice of a sick and half-crazy man, or it might relate to public affairs, or possibly to family concerns.
Thoughts that had not entered her mind for years--thoughts of a life free from the fear of her father, and even the possibility of love and of family happiness--floated continually in her imagination like temptations of the devil.
But this he was unable to do, for he received tidings that the French had unexpectedly advanced, and had barely time to remove his own family and valuables from his estate.
In contrast with the dread felt by the infantrymen placed in support, here in the battery where a small number of men busy at their work were separated from the rest by a trench, everyone experienced a common and as it were family feeling of animation.
The men soon accepted Pierre into their family, adopted him, gave him a nickname ("our gentleman"), and made kindly fun of him among themselves.
Moreover, his whole attention was engrossed by watching the family circle--separated from all else-- formed by the men in the battery.
In that reunion of great sovereigns we should have discussed our interests like one family, and have rendered account to the peoples as clerk to master.
Several tens of thousands of the slain lay in diverse postures and various uniforms on the fields and meadows belonging to the Davydov family and to the crown serfs--those fields and meadows where for hundreds of years the peasants of Borodino, Gorki, Shevardino, and Semenovsk had reaped their harvests and pastured their cattle.
The men, women, and children of the large peasant family crowded into the back room across the passage.