When Dad died, he left this Ranch to his wife and stepson and his fortune went to the rest of us kids.
Fred, remembering historical items from an earlier mystery in which he and his stepson were involved, jumped at the offer.
He turned to his stepson, a smile brightening his face.
He gave his stepson an I-told-you-so look and retreated to the Dean's office and quarters in the rear.
She said her stepson was killed canoeing with her husband when we know he died in a swimming pool—with her nearby.
Edith Shipton had attempted suicide once before, after her stepson drowned in her presence.
The whole fable about how her stepson died was a fabrication.
Fred snapped off the tape, read the note and looked up at his stepson with a sober gaze.
The old man held out a cup of coffee to his stepson, who continued trying to catch his breath.
Aemilius Scaurus (stepson of Sulla) who had been sent into Syria by Pompey (65 B.C.).
On the 7th of June he issued a decree conferring the dignity of viceroy on Eugene de Beauharnais, his stepson; but everything showed that Napoleon's will was to be law; and the great powers at once saw that Napoleon's promise to keep the crowns of France and Italy separate was meaningless.
In the autumn of 1880 he returned to Scotland, with his wife and stepson, who were received at once into the Edinburgh household of his parents.
Accordingly, having disposed of Skerryvore, his house at Bournemouth, he sailed from London, with his wife, mother and stepson, for New York on the 17th of August 1887.
In 66, Sassia induced her stepson Oppianicus to charge Cluentius with having caused the elder Oppianicus to be poisoned while in exile.
The collection, in its present form, contains 126 pieces of verse, long and short; that is the number included in the recension of al-Anbari, who had the text from Abu `Ikrima of Dabba, who read it with Ibn al-A`rabi, the stepson and inheritor of the tradition of al-Mufaddal.
Heimdallr, the watchman of the gods and Ullr, the stepson of Thor, as well as Hoenir, Bragi and most of the other less prominent gods, Writing.
To secure the succession for her own children she brought about the murder of her stepson Agathocles.
Nevertheless, he had soon to battle with a conspiracy headed by his stepson, Ernest II., duke of Swabia.
His father's second wife, Elizabeth Farnese, was a managing woman, who had no affection except for her own children, and who looked upon her stepson as an obstacle to their fortunes.
On some monuments of this period her name appears alone, on others in conjunction with that of Tethmosis III., while the latter again may appear without the queens; but this extraordinary w~oman must have had a great influence over her stepson and was the acknowledged ruler of Egypt.
Prejudice against the rule of a woman, particularly one who had made her name and figure so conspicuous, was probably the cause of this outbreak, and perhaps sought justification in the fact that, however complete was her right, she had in some degree usurped a place to which her stepson (who was also her nephew) had been appointed.
In the year 868 Egypt was given in fief to a Turkish general Bayikbeg, who sent thither as his representative his stepson - Abmad b.
This vizier was presently assassinated by the direction of his stepson Abbs, who was raised to the vizierate in his place.
Eugene de Beauharnais, Napoleons stepson, was transferred to Frankfort, and Murat carefully watched until the time should come to take him to Russia and instal him as king of Poland.
He now became guardian to his stepson, in whose inheritance lay the islands east of the Scheldt.
No issue was born of this union, and after the death of her husband and accession of her stepson Theophilus.
The name Germanicus, the only one by which he is known in history, he inherited from his father, Nero Claudius Drusus, the famous general, brother of Tiberius and stepson of Augustus.
Cyrene, after a series of rebellions, was finally subjugated about 300 and placed under his stepson Magas (Beloch, Griech.
He was finally compelled to give way in Castile and Leon to his stepson Alphonso,, son of Urraca and her first husband.
She fell in love with her stepson Hippolytus, who, resisting her advances, was accused by her to Theseus of having attempted her virtue.