I live with my mother and daughter.
The girl laughed, and her mother said:
You mean he thinks that he has to take care of his mother, now that his father is gone?
If your father is American and your mother Chinese, you will have a different understanding of differences between those countries, and, on balance, will be less amenable to war between those nations.
"You must tell us who your mother is," said Mrs. Jacquot.
"Is she like our mother?" asked Chariot.
She heard him talking to his mother and she heard his conversation with the man in the black car.
And the conversation I overheard between you and your mother tonight?
Is that why you want to take me up there - to show your mother how ridiculous the thought of any hanky panky is?
Don't make me choose between you and my mother, Adrienne.
The big dragons are very proud, and don't think children amount to much; but mother says that some day we will all be very powerful and important.
"I stopped a minute to give those birds to their mother," he answered.
Their mouths were open for the food they were expecting their mother to give them.
George's mother was very sad.
His heart will be hard indeed if he can refuse his mother and his wife.
For a long time his mother pleaded with him.
The mother gave each a tin plate and a wooden spoon, and then helped them all to boiled beans.
Your mother is very anxious.
My mother, moreover, succeeded in making me understand a good deal.
The other is the maturity and experience of that; if that is our mother tongue, this is our father tongue, a reserved and select expression, too significant to be heard by the ear, which we must be born again in order to speak.
It was St. Natalia's day and the name day of two of the Rostovs--the mother and the youngest daughter--both named Nataly.
Discharge me, little mother, for God's sake!
The Iberian Mother of God! someone cried.
"The Smolensk Mother of God," another corrected him.
They went away even before the battle of Borodino and still more rapidly after it, despite Rostopchin's calls to defend Moscow or the announcement of his intention to take the wonder-working icon of the Iberian Mother of God and go to fight, or of the balloons that were to destroy the French, and despite all the nonsense Rostopchin wrote in his broadsheets.
Among those who ventured to doubt the justifiability of the proposed marriage was Helene's mother, Princess Kuragina.
Tomorrow after dinner I shall take the Iberian icon of the Mother of God to the wounded in the Catherine Hospital where we will have some water blessed.
The passionate tenderness with which his mother received him did not please the sixteen-year-old officer.
"Mamma darling!" said Natasha, kneeling by her mother and bringing her face close to her mother's, "I am sorry, forgive me, I'll never do it again; I woke you up!
"I knew you'd give permission... so I'll tell them," and, having kissed her mother, Natasha got up and went to the door.
The count, pipe in hand, was pacing up and down the room, when Natasha, her face distorted by anger, burst in like a tempest and approached her mother with rapid steps.
Tell me, for God's sake, what will Russia, our mother Russia, say to our being so frightened, and why are we abandoning our good and gallant Fatherland to such rabble and implanting feelings of hatred and shame in all our subjects?
The countess glanced at her daughter, saw her face full of shame for her mother, saw her agitation, and understood why her husband did not turn to look at her now, and she glanced round quite disconcerted.
The conflict of magnanimity between the mother and the daughter, ending in the mother's sacrificing herself and offering her daughter in marriage to her lover, even now agitated the captain, though it was the memory of a distant past.
"Mother Moscow, the white..." his voice faltered, and he gave way to an old man's sob.
First she heard her mother praying and sighing and the creaking of her bed under her, then Madame Schoss' familiar whistling snore and Sonya's gentle breathing.
Two girls of about ten and twelve, dressed in dirty short frocks and cloaks, were staring at their mother with a look of stupefaction on their pale frightened faces.
But seeing a stranger the sickly, scrofulous-looking child, unattractively like her mother, began to yell and run away.
He hurried to find the family of that civil servant in order to restore the daughter to her mother and go to save someone else.
I am sure your mother will be grateful to me.
Nicholas suddenly felt a desire and need to tell his most intimate thoughts (which he would not have told to his mother, his sister, or his friend) to this woman who was almost a stranger.
Your mother in despair, and you all ruined....