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.
She heard him talking to his mother and she heard his conversation with the man in the black car.
You mean he thinks that he has to take care of his mother, now that his father is gone?
His heart will be hard indeed if he can refuse his mother and his wife.
"You must tell us who your mother is," said Mrs. Jacquot.
"Is she like our mother?" asked Chariot.
The Iberian Mother of God! someone cried.
"The Smolensk Mother of God," another corrected him.
Their mouths were open for the food they were expecting their mother to give them.
The mother gave each a tin plate and a wooden spoon, and then helped them all to boiled beans.
It was St. Natalia's day and the name day of two of the Rostovs--the mother and the youngest daughter--both named Nataly.
Among those who ventured to doubt the justifiability of the proposed marriage was Helene's mother, Princess Kuragina.
Are you blaming a little boy for what his mother did?
Apparently his greatest concern was the fact that his mother was married to his adoptive father at the time he was conceived.
Señor Medena married my mother when I was a baby.
Your mother was Hispanic too?
And the conversation I overheard between you and your mother tonight?
Time to be with his mother, and time to get over his father's death.
Like he said; he only has one mother, and he can finish his schooling later.
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.
"Where is your mother?" asked the Wizard, anxiously looking around.
Mother usually knows what she is about, but she made a mistake this time; for you are sure to escape us unless you come too near, and you probably won't do that.
"It occurs to me," said the Wizard, "that we ought to get out of this place before the mother dragon comes back."
Will you kindly tell us which way your mother went to get on top the earth?
The mother dragon may come down and catch us here.
The mother dragon probably knows the road to the earth's surface, and if she went the other way then we have come the wrong way, said the Wizard, thoughtfully.
No one knows what the mother might do.
They are too young to fly, and the mother bird is making a great fuss about it.
They saw the mother robin flying about, and crying to her mate.
"Mother will help him learn it," said his sister.
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.
"I knew you'd give permission... so I'll tell them," and, having kissed her mother, Natasha got up and went to the door.
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.
But seeing a stranger the sickly, scrofulous-looking child, unattractively like her mother, began to yell and run away.
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.
"A wife for counsel, a mother-in-law for welcome, but there's none as dear as one's own mother!" said he.
The sight of her father, the terribly wild cries of her mother that she heard through the door, made her immediately forget herself and her own grief.
They saw that she alone was able to restrain her mother from unreasoning despair.
She thought her life was ended, but her love for her mother unexpectedly showed her that the essence of life--love--was still active within her.
He tried to avoid his old acquaintances with their commiseration and offensive offers of assistance; he avoided all distraction and recreation, and even at home did nothing but play cards with his mother, pace silently up and down the room, and smoke one pipe after another.