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.
There were so many emotions running below the surface of this family relationship.
Alex was in the family room and Jonathan was still in his room, so she went searching for Alex to help her with the zipper.
No one in her family ever questioned her innocence.
Sure. Is it someone your family knew?
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.
For instance, if you think large corporation are greedy and evil, then when you read about how large corporations produce low-nutrition food or are putting family farms out of business, you will believe it.
Until I was ten years old, my family lived in rural East Texas and raised cattle, chickens, and turkeys.
My daughter, the family gardener, only plants heirloom produce from non-hybrid seeds.
We might pay a premium to support a family farm.
Though the long period of a Southern whaling voyage (by far the longest of all voyages now or ever made by man), the peculiar perils of it, and the community of interest prevailing among a company, all of whom, high or low, depend for their profits, not upon fixed wages, but upon their common luck, together with their common vigilance, intrepidity, and hard work; though all these things do in some cases tend to beget a less rigorous discipline than in merchantmen generally; yet, never mind how much like an old Mesopotamian family these whalemen may, in some primitive instances, live together; for all that, the punctilious externals, at least, of the quarter-deck are seldom materially relaxed, and in no instance done away.
A family likeness! aye, he did beget ye, ye young exiled royalties; and from your grim sire only will the old State-secret come.
I looked round me tranquilly and contentedly, like a quiet ghost with a clean conscience sitting inside the bars of a snug family vault.
What is the ruinous discount which Mordecai, the broker, gets from poor Woebegone, the bankrupt, on a loan to keep Woebegone's family from starvation; what is that ruinous discount but a Fast-Fish?
After the war was over the family moved to Memphis, Tennessee.
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.
In the savage state every family owns a shelter as good as the best, and sufficient for its coarser and simpler wants; but I think that I speak within bounds when I say that, though the birds of the air have their nests, and the foxes their holes, and the savages their wigwams, in modern civilized society not more than one half the families own a shelter.
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.
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.
I won't hear it spoken of, said the princess in the same petulantly playful tone in which she had spoken to Hippolyte in the drawing room and which was so plainly ill-suited to the family circle of which Pierre was almost a member.
The visitor, compelled to look on at this family scene, thought it necessary to take some part in it.
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.
"Venus flower-basket," whose presence in the sponge family redeems it
The vision. In that family, according to the Rev. H.S. Gorham, the
In the sun's family if they were near at hand. Sometimes they would be
That they belong to the same family, and, in fact, if you buy at the