He had no family left now except his sister, Katie, and the birth father they were going to visit in Texas.
His family didn't consider the meal formal, but their attire was certainly more formal than she was used to wearing.
Actually, it was how my family always celebrated Christmas.
If his family wanted him to come back, they would have to get rid of his current responsibilities.
Alex had always taken care of his family, but was it irresponsible to assume he always would?
Alex could rest easy knowing that their family gender ratio would remain even.
No one in her family ever questioned her innocence.
Sure. Is it someone your family knew?
No, it's no one my family knew but I think the change will be good for me.
Would she ever be able to watch a normal family scene without feeling the agony of her loss?
It was a cozy family setting, and she soon forgot the argument.
I've been picked over six years, but our family is known to be especially long lived.
Let us all be a happy family and love one another.
And we are of an excellent family and have a pedigree that I challenge any humans to equal, as it extends back about twenty thousand years, to the time of the famous Green Dragon of Atlantis, who lived in a time when humans had not yet been created.
If he had been the only child in the family, things might have been different.
What a big family it was!
They say she has a family of young wolves up there; and that is why she kills so many lambs.
Both he and his family dressed well; they had plenty to eat; he had even bought a horse to help him carry his produce to market.
I guarantee that if I post to a forum, "I am going to Seattle this weekend with my family; what are some things we should do?" people will post answers.
Infected children were removed to hospitals and the rest of the family was quarantined until they became noninfectious.
In 2009, in the United States of America, the poverty threshold for a single person under sixty-five was about $11,000 a year; the threshold for a family group of four, including two children, was about $22,000 a year.
Until I was ten years old, my family lived in rural east Texas.
We might pay a premium to support a family farm.
I spent the autumn months with my family at our summer cottage, on a mountain about fourteen miles from Tuscumbia.
Long after dark we reached home and found the cottage empty; the family were all out hunting for us.
Naturally the family was much disturbed, and left the room.
I very soon made up my mind that I could do nothing with Helen in the midst of the family, who have always allowed her to do exactly as she pleased.
I told her that in my opinion the child ought to be separated from the family for a few weeks at least--that she must learn to depend on and obey me before I could make any headway.
Such a lodge was in the first instance constructed in a day or two at most, and taken down and put up in a few hours; and every family owned one, or its apartment in one.
There are those who have used all their arts to persuade me to undertake the support of some poor family in the town; and if I had nothing to do--for the devil finds employment for the idle--I might try my hand at some such pastime as that.
Farther down the hill, on the left, on the old road in the woods, are marks of some homestead of the Stratton family; whose orchard once covered all the slope of Brister's Hill, but was long since killed out by pitch pines, excepting a few stumps, whose old roots furnish still the wild stocks of many a thrifty village tree.
Nearer yet to town, you come to Breed's location, on the other side of the way, just on the edge of the wood; ground famous for the pranks of a demon not distinctly named in old mythology, who has acted a prominent and astounding part in our New England life, and deserves, as much as any mythological character, to have his biography written one day; who first comes in the guise of a friend or hired man, and then robs and murders the whole family--New-England Rum.
I lived on the edge of the village then, and had just lost myself over Davenant's "Gondibert," that winter that I labored with a lethargy--which, by the way, I never knew whether to regard as a family complaint, having an uncle who goes to sleep shaving himself, and is obliged to sprout potatoes in a cellar Sundays, in order to keep awake and keep the Sabbath, or as the consequence of my attempt to read Chalmers' collection of English poetry without skipping.
The visitor, compelled to look on at this family scene, thought it necessary to take some part in it.
Of course Prince Andrew is not a child and can shift without him, but it's not nice to enter a family against a father's will.
When they prayed for those who love us, she prayed for the members of her own family, her father and mother and Sonya, realizing for the first time how wrongly she had acted toward them, and feeling all the strength of her love for them.
The head of the family, Count Ilya Rostov, continually drove about the city collecting the current rumors from all sides and gave superficial and hasty orders at home about the preparations for their departure.
Her equipages were the huge family coach in which she had traveled to Voronezh, a semiopen trap, and a baggage cart.