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aunt

aunt Sentence Examples

  • We kept in touch with Aunt Clara.

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  • When her aunt had died, Katie had moved in with Carmen.

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  • My aunt never said it out loud or even admitted it, but she blamed her son.

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  • With her traveled Mademoiselle Bourienne, little Nicholas and his tutor, her old nurse, three maids, Tikhon, and a young footman and courier her aunt had sent to accompany her.

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  • Martha's exposure to the library was more educational than helping Aunt Janet clean toilet bowls.

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  • Martha's exposure to the library was more educational than helping Aunt Janet clean toilet bowls.

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  • My aunt made me a big doll out of towels.

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  • Aunt Betsy will see to that!

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  • Aunt Helen died a few years later.

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  • My grandmother and aunt Corinne are here.

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  • They would have blamed Aunt Helen.

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  • In September 1755 he writes to his aunt: " I find a great many agreeable people here, see them sometimes, and can say upon the whole, without vanity, that, though I am the Englishman here who spends the least money, I am he who is most generally liked."

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  • His aunt laughed and said, "Well, I hope that you will succeed."

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  • Aunt gave me a trunk for Nancy and clothes.

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  • Tell her she'll be an aunt soon.

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  • The continual attacks of sickness which had retarded his progress induced his aunt, by medical advice, to take him to Bath; but the mineral waters had no effect.

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  • "Those guys are as tighter with their information than Aunt Gertie's dress," the old man complained.

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  • His mother, Martha's Aunt Rose says he's not the same person.

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  • My aunt; my great aunt Doris; she told me!

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  • The " true mother of his mind as well as of his health " was a maiden aunt - Catherine Porten by name - with respect to whom he expresses himself in language of the most grateful remembrance.

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  • Each visitor performed the ceremony of greeting this old aunt whom not one of them knew, not one of them wanted to know, and not one of them cared about.

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  • You see, Aunt, Mamma has long wanted me to marry an heiress, but the very idea of marrying for money is repugnant to me.

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  • I can't imagine them missing her Aunt Rose Abbott's service or at least calling in with their status.

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  • Never having met Alex or any other members of the family besides their Aunt Polly, it was hard to guess.

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  • He leaned close to his aunt and spoke in an audible whisper.

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  • Louis Charles was then separated from his mother and aunt to be put in his father's charge, except for a few hours daily, but was restored to the women when Louis was isolated from his family at the beginning of his trial in December.

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  • I knew by the way my mother and aunt dressed when they were going out, and I invariably begged to go with them.

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  • Teacher and I went to Memphis to see aunt Nannie and grandmother.

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  • Teacher bought me a lovely new dress and gloves and stockings and collars and grandmother made me warm flannels, and aunt Nannie made me aprons.

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  • Aunt Ev. has gone to Memphis.

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  • Anna Pavlovna's alarm was justified, for Pierre turned away from the aunt without waiting to hear her speech about Her Majesty's health.

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  • Boris, grown more manly and looking fresh, rosy and self-possessed, entered the drawing room elegantly dressed in the uniform of an aide-de- camp and was duly conducted to pay his respects to the aunt and then brought back to the general circle.

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  • "All the same, Aunt, it is impossible," he rejoined with a sigh, after a short pause.

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  • Your Aunt was always talking about you, but she never mentioned a sister.

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  • Spit it out; what did you and Julie discuss that now makes you Aunt Betsy?

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  • Aunt Helen invited us back the next summer, but we were still too frightened to come.

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  • Staying at the bed and breakfast was a dramatic change of scene for Martha from Aunt Janet's cigarette stained trailer.

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  • The next day Robert's aunt heard a great pounding and sawing in her woodshed.

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  • These belonged to Aunt Annie too?

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  • I read Claire Quincy's notes on her great aunt Annie.

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  • Katie had gone directly from Alex to her Aunt Polly.

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  • Aunt Carmen isn't feeling well.

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  • You were happy with Aunt Ida.

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  • Aunt Clara, Mom needs some of that stuff you spray on the furniture.

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  • " She will be fortunate," said the aunt, " she was born among the roses to the sound of music."

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  • Auvergne after a few months' imprisonment was released, chiefly through the influence of his half-sister, his aunt, the duchess of Angouleme and his father-in-law.

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  • You were happy with Aunt Ida.

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  • Aunt Clara, Mom needs some of that stuff you spray on the furniture.

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  • " She will be fortunate," said the aunt, " she was born among the roses to the sound of music."

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  • I and Father and aunt did go to see you in Washington.

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  • I went to Memphis to see grandmother and Aunt Nannie.

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  • The aunt spoke to each of them in the same words, about their health and her own, and the health of Her Majesty, "who, thank God, was better today."

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  • "Whom do you mean, Aunt?" asked Nicholas.

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  • Aunt Paulette, (we all called her Aunt Paulie) married a real estate agent and moved to Arkansas.

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  • Aunt Clara and Uncle George couldn't find enough good things to say about you.

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  • Martha's aunt, Howie's mother, called and practically begged her to let him fly out for a couple of days.

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  • Aunt Helen came back to Ouray that weekend and of course Uncle Blackie was missing.

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  • They said they always heard Aunt Annie lived in a fine rooming house before she met up with Reverend Martin.

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  • It was not a reaction the Deans expected when Effie read the sordid confirmation her great aunt was a prostitute and carrying on an adulterous affair.

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  • It seems her aunt is a bit under the weather, again.

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  • Aunt Polly wasn't exactly tall.

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  • His father, Mathieu de Lesseps (1774-1832), was in the consular service; hi$ mother, Catherine de Grivegnee, was Spanish, and aunt of the countess of Montijo, mother of the empress Eugenie.

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  • But his aunt was anxious for him to be a minister, as he himself desired, and therefore in 1752, when his health had improved, he went to Daventry to attend the Nonconformist academy formerly carried on by Dr P. Doddridge at Northampton.

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  • Aunt Polly wasn't exactly tall.

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  • "But Uncle Henry and Aunt Em need me to help them," she added, "so I can't ever be very long away from the farm in Kansas."

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  • "Greeting her uncle and aunt in Kansas, by this time," returned Ozma, with a smile.

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  • Louise is aunt Nannie's child.

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  • Please give your dear aunt teacher's and my love and tell her that we enjoyed our little visit very much indeed.

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  • Often, when the weather is fine, we drive from four to six, or go to see her aunt at Ivy Green or her cousins in the town.

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  • On his way to the aunt he bowed to the little princess with a pleased smile, as to an intimate acquaintance.

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  • The beauty went to the aunt, but Anna Pavlovna detained Pierre, looking as if she had to give some final necessary instructions.

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  • The old aunt received the two young people in her corner, but seemed desirous of hiding her adoration for Helene and inclined rather to show her fear of Anna Pavlovna.

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  • The aunt coughed, swallowed, and said in French that she was very pleased to see Helene, then she turned to Pierre with the same words of welcome and the same look.

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  • The aunt was just speaking of a collection of snuffboxes that had belonged to Pierre's father, Count Bezukhov, and showed them her own box.

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  • Mademoiselle Bourienne knew a story, heard from her aunt but finished in her own way, which she liked to repeat to herself.

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  • "Aunt, I did it gently," said the boy.

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  • This was Malvintseva, Princess Mary's aunt on her mother's side, a rich, childless widow who always lived in Voronezh.

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  • "What a matchmaker you are, Aunt..." said Nicholas, kissing her plump little hand.

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  • The day after her party the governor's wife came to see Malvintseva and, after discussing her plan with the aunt, remarked that though under present circumstances a formal betrothal was, of course, not to be thought of, all the same the young people might be brought together and could get to know one another.

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  • "You have met him, Aunt?" said she in a calm voice, unable herself to understand that she could be outwardly so calm and natural.

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  • She did not talk about her brother, diverting the conversation as soon as her aunt mentioned Andrew.

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  • What would his Aunt and Uncle say?

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  • Leaving his aunt, Matilda, abbess of Quedlinburg, as regent of Germany, Otto, in February 99 8, led Gregory back to Rome, took the castle of St Angelo by storm and put Crescentius to death.

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  • was seeking from Charles V.'s aunt, Catherine of Aragon.

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  • My dear Helene, be charitable to my poor aunt who adores you.

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  • Your aunt and uncle seem pretty fond of you.

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  • Howie located a Salt Lake City missing girl of twelve, hidden in the loving care of a distant aunt.

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  • "I'm sorry Martha missed her aunt's service but flying on short notice is iffy," I added.

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  • While the distance to her aunt's trailer was only a half dozen blocks, once the January sun had retired after its day's work, it would be a cold walk.

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  • 1093), count of Boulogne, was the husband of Goda, daughter of the English king 'Ethelred the Unready, and aunt of Edward the Confessor.

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  • He had been the favourite of his grandfather Alfred, and was brought up in the household of his aunt Ethelflaed, the "Lady of the Mercians."

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  • ' Including Miss Tinne's mother and aunt and Dr Steudner.

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  • The sole survivor Joash was concealed in the temple by his aunt, Jehosheba, wife of the priest Jehoida (2 Chron.

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  • The early church condemned specularii (mirror-gazers), and Aubrey and the Memoirs of Saint-Simon contain "scrying" anecdotes of the 17th and 18th centuries, while Sir Walter Scott's story, My Aunt Margaret's Mirror, is based on a tradition of about 1750 in a noble Scottish family.

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  • With his wife, often called "the aunt of all Europe," he was related to nearly all the European sovereigns.

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  • To secure peace with the emperor he sanctioned the marriage of his aunt Constance, daughter of Roger II., with Frederick's son Henry, afterwards the emperor Henry VI., causing a general oath to be taken to her as his successor in case of his death without heirs.

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  • This brought him into conflict with the aristocratic party, who prevented him from obtaining the aedileship. When about forty years of age he married a lady of patrician rank, Julia, the aunt of Julius Caesar.

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  • In December 1741 he was adopted by his aunt, Elizabeth Petrovna, as soon as she was safely established on the Russian throne, and on the 18th of November 1742 was received into the Orthodox Church, exchanging his original name of Karl Peter Ulrich for that of Peter.Fedorovich.

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  • On the 21st of August 1745, by the command of his aunt, he married the princess Sophia Augusta Frederica of AnhaltZerbst, who exchanged her name for that of Catherine Aleksyeevna.

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  • succeeded his aunt on the 5th of January 1762, he paid off all the debts that Catherine had contracted without inquiring what they were for.

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  • Seven years later his father died, and his mother placed him with his aunt, the wife of the priest of another little island-parish.

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  • The determining factor is no doubt to be sought in his relationship with C. Marius, the husband of his aunt Julia.

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  • Already in 68 B.C. he had paraded the bust of Marius at his aunt's funeral; in 65 B.C., as curule aedile, he restored the trophies of Marius to their place on the Capitol; in 64 B.C., as president of the murder commission, he brought three of Sulla's executioners to trial, and in 63 B.C. he caused the ancient procedure of trial by popular assembly to be revived against the murderer of Saturninus.

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  • The elder of these, succeeding as 3rd Baron Grantham (1781-1859), became in 1833 2nd Earl de Grey, in right of his maternal aunt, and assumed the surname of de Grey; he was lord-lieutenant of Ireland (1841-44).

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  • He used his family relations with the English court, derived through the marriage of Count Emmanuel Mensdorff-Pouilly (1777-1862) with Queen Victoria's aunt, Princess Sophia of Saxe-Coburg, his friendship with Edward VII.

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  • In it he corrects his aunt, who had put up the wooden pillars of his Waterloo bridge "upside down."

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  • Ladislaus was not really a pagan, or he would not have devoted his share of the spoil of Durnkriit to the building of the Franciscan church at Pressburg, nor would he have venerated as he did his aunt St Margaret.

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  • Educated as a Catholic by his mother, he was on the death of Stephen Bathory elected king of Poland (August 19, 1587) chiefly through the efforts of the Polish chancellor, Jan Zamoyski, and of his own aunt, Anne, queen-dowager of Poland, who lent the chancellor 10o,000 gulden to raise troops in defence of her nephew's cause.

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  • On the murder of Caracalla (217), Julia Maesa, Varius's grandmother and Caracalla's aunt, left Rome and retired to Emesa, accompanied by her grandsons (Varius and Alexander Severus).

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  • the succession of his aunt Constance and her husband, King Henry VI.

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  • This involved a rejection of Henry's suit, not because Charles cared anything for his aunt, but because a divorce would mean disinheriting Charles's cousin Mary, and perhaps the eventual succession of the son of a French princess to the English throne.

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  • All the evidence he finds in support of this is (I) the existence of the custom above mentioned in Hawaii; and (2) the absence of special terms for the relationship of uncle, aunt and cousin, this indicating, he thinks, that these were regarded as fathers, mothers, brothers and sisters.

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  • The family gathered in this three-storeyed building, with its back windows looking over the Elbe and its front door opening on a great garden, was latterly Luther and his wife, their three sons and two daughters, Magdelena von Bora, Catherine's aunt, two orphan nieces and a grandniece.

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  • He received his early education from his aunt, Helen Maria Williams, an Englishwoman, who at the close of the 18th century gained a reputation by various translations and by her Letters from France.

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  • She suffered as a child from an affection of the eyes, and was sent to France for medical treatment, residing with her grandmother, Henrietta Maria, and on the latter's death with her aunt, the duchess of Orleans, and returning to England in 1670.

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  • His father, Gessius Marcianus, held office more than once as an imperial procurator; his mother, Julia Mamaea, was the daughter of Julia Maesa and the aunt of Heliogabalus.

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  • Various small feuds were suppressed; Henry the Lion was deprived of his duchy, which was dismembered, and sent into exile; a treaty was made with the Lombard league at Constance in June 1183; and most important of all, Frederick's son Henry was betrothed in 1184 to Constance, daughter of Roger I., king of Sicily, and aunt and heiress of the reigning king, William II.

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  • In the previous year (39) his mother had been banished by order of her brother Caligula (Gains) on a charge of treasonable conspiracy, and Nero, thus early deprived of both parents, found shelter in the house of his aunt Domitia, where two slaves, a barber and a dancer, began his training.

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  • Her best-known story, Mrs Keith's Crime (1885), was followed by several other volumes, the best of which is Aunt Anne (1893); and the literary talent in the family was inherited by her daughter Ethel (Mrs Fisher Dilke), a writer of some charming verse.

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  • His aunt, Miss Mary Moody Emerson, a brilliant old maid, an eccentric saint, was a potent factor in his education.

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  • His aunt urged him to seek retirement, self-reliance, friendship with nature; to be no longer "the nursling of surrounding circumstances," but to prepare a celestial abode for the muse.

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  • In 1537 Lord Thomas Fitzgerald and his five uncles were executed for rebellion in Munster, and the English government made every effort to lay hands also on Gerald, the youthful heir to the earldom of Kildare, a boy of twelve years of age who was in the secret custody of his aunt Lady Eleanor McCarthy.

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  • Somewhere about the end of 1526 those who were in the kings intimate confidence began to be aware that he was meditating a divorcea thing not lightly to be taken in hand, for the queen was the aunt of the emperor Charles V., who would be vastly offended at such a proposal.

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  • no account pronounce against Charless aunt; if he could not persuade Henry and Catherine tO agree on a mutual separation, he must simply pass the time and come to no conclusion.

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  • had, in his own words, made up his mind to live and die an imperialist; the last remnants of the French army in Italy had been routed, and the pope had perforce concluded the treaty of Barcelona, a sort of family compact between himself and Charles, whereby he undertook to protect Charless aunt, and the emperor to support the Medici dynasty in Florence.

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  • The League of Cambrai is the name given to the alliance of Pope Julius II., Louis XII., Maximilian I., and Ferdinand the Catholic against the Venetians in 1508; and the peace of Cambrai, or as it is also called, the Ladies' Peace, was concluded in the town in 1529 by Louise of Savoy, mother of Francis I., and Margaret of Austria, aunt of Charles V., in the name of these monarchs.

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  • survive, the succession devolves first upon his sisters, next upon his aunt and her legitimate descendants, and finally upon the legitimate descendants of the brothers of Ferdinand VII.

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  • In 1074 a new rupture led to Philip seizing Corbie, part of the dower of his aunt Adele, who had married Baldwin IV.

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  • Aunt Paulette, (we all called her Aunt Paulie) married a real estate agent and moved to Arkansas.

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  • What would his Aunt and Uncle say?

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  • Your Aunt was always talking about you, but she never mentioned a sister.

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  • We kept in touch with Aunt Clara.

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  • Aunt Clara and Uncle George couldn't find enough good things to say about you.

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  • Martha's aunt, Howie's mother, called and practically begged her to let him fly out for a couple of days.

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  • His mother, Martha's Aunt Rose says he's not the same person.

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  • When my aunt practically insisted he visit me, I was scared to death wondering what he knew or why he wanted to come.

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  • My aunt never said it out loud or even admitted it, but she blamed her son.

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  • Howie located a Salt Lake City missing girl of twelve, hidden in the loving care of a distant aunt.

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  • Aunt Betsy will see to that!

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  • Spit it out; what did you and Julie discuss that now makes you Aunt Betsy?

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  • She was ready to hang up but I added the sad news Howie's mother, her aunt Rose, wasn't expected to live.

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  • The woman was her aunt, Quinn.

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  • This aunt I never met... or maybe I did but don't know it... she thinks I'm like practically a priest and she wants me to do all this stuff at the memorial service, for our side of the family!

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  • My aunt; my great aunt Doris; she told me!

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  • "I'm sorry Martha missed her aunt's service but flying on short notice is iffy," I added.

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  • I can't imagine them missing her Aunt Rose Abbott's service or at least calling in with their status.

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  • Aunt Helen came back to Ouray that weekend and of course Uncle Blackie was missing.

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  • Aunt Helen invited us back the next summer, but we were still too frightened to come.

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  • Aunt Helen died a few years later.

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  • They would have blamed Aunt Helen.

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  • Tell her she'll be an aunt soon.

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  • They said they always heard Aunt Annie lived in a fine rooming house before she met up with Reverend Martin.

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  • Staying at the bed and breakfast was a dramatic change of scene for Martha from Aunt Janet's cigarette stained trailer.

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  • While the distance to her aunt's trailer was only a half dozen blocks, once the January sun had retired after its day's work, it would be a cold walk.

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  • "Whoa," Dean called, "Isn't your aunt home?"

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  • Dean penned a note to her aunt and Martha went inside to leave it, as Dean directed, in plain sight on the kitchen table.

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  • Aunt Rachael lived with us when we were young.

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  • These belonged to Aunt Annie too?

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  • "I can hardly wait to start our research on Aunt Annie!" she exclaimed as she sat at the table.

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  • It was not a reaction the Deans expected when Effie read the sordid confirmation her great aunt was a prostitute and carrying on an adulterous affair.

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  • It seems her aunt is a bit under the weather, again.

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  • I read Claire Quincy's notes on her great aunt Annie.

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  • Granted, she was in the middle of a tantrum, but two years had passed without a word from her except notification when their aunt died.

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  • Katie had gone directly from Alex to her Aunt Polly.

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  • When her aunt had died, Katie had moved in with Carmen.

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  • Never having met Alex or any other members of the family besides their Aunt Polly, it was hard to guess.

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  • "Those guys are as tighter with their information than Aunt Gertie's dress," the old man complained.

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  • Aunt Carmen isn't feeling well.

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  • He leaned close to his aunt and spoke in an audible whisper.

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  • My aunt has a penchant for things that are a bit wacky.

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  • An aspiring young actress finds her staying in her aunt's home.

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  • agony aunt, Sam, for direct advice.

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  • agony aunt column?

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  • What's more, PKF's own VAT agony aunt is on hand to answer questions and address concerns.

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  • The Celia Haddon Home Pages - Celia Haddon, the Daily Telegraph pet agony aunt.

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  • Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Madam Spinnaker and I am Durban Clipper's resident agony aunt.

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  • agony aunt column?

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  • Love sick readers can visit Dr. Kim, Enter's sex agony aunt.

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  • I did a few months as a TV agony aunt on an afternoon TV show.

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  • Eunice Smith, 73, has been appointed official Internet agony aunt for parents by the Department for Education and Employment.

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  • aspiring young actress finds her staying in her aunt's home.

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  • The teacher asked the pupils to solve a money problem involving an imaginary rich aunt.

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  • Beloved wife of the late Bill Currie, dearly loved aunt to the family.

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  • The only Anderson I experienced during an air raid was in Croydon while visiting an aunt.

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  • So once again Jane and Joan had to nurse their aged aunt.

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  • Sadly, said maiden aunt may not share this opinion.

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  • Maybe you do even have a great aunt once removed who married a Duke.

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  • Sometimes the paternal aunt is given the honor of choosing a name.

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  • Scenario 2 Several weeks later, the same babyâs maternal aunt comes to your surgery.

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  • Aunt: My giddy aunt: My giddy aunt is an expression used to denote surprise.

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  • Dear sister of Vera, sister-in-law of Frank, and a beloved aunt.

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  • aunt Elaine lines was the only a few a zodiac stop.

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  • aunt sally ' propositions were discussed in the morning session.

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  • They can also email agony aunt, Sam, for direct advice.

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  • aunt's old house in London.

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  • aunt's death All Saints school pupil Cathy made it clear what she wanted to do.

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  • aunt's home.

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  • Beloved wife of the late Angus Young, a much loved and sadly missed sister, aunt and great aunt of the family.

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  • Aunt Sally ' propositions were discussed in the morning session.

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  • Aunt Dahlia wants Bertie to go to Totleigh Towers to steal the cow creamer.

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  • IX Last belated figure in that grouping round my uncle's deathbed is my aunt.

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  • Aunt Queenie, a lesser witch, somewhat demonstrative and ill-advised, gave well-taken opportunities to Betty Elliott.

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  • aunt Elaine lines was the only a few a zodiac stop.

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  • Marriages, initiated by elders, were arranged with the help of an ' aunt ' or the ' priest ' .

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  • elderly aunt or grandparent who lives in the household.

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  • giddy aunt is an expression used to denote surprise.

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  • A little orphan girl lives with her cruel aunt in a rambling, tumbledown house.

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  • Aunt Bessie's Cottage is a classic rural Cornish cottage built over 200 years ago and provides the perfect holiday hideaway.

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  • He then receives word from his small hometown in Georgia that his last living relative, Aunt Sally, has passed away.

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  • Tom is living in the house of his Aunt Polly with the irritating Sid, who turns him in for playing hooky from school.

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  • imaginary rich aunt.

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  • initiated by elders, were arranged with the help of an ' aunt ' or the ' priest ' .

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  • initiated by elders, were arranged with the help of an ' aunt ' or the ' priest ' .

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  • Will the DJ have an Irish jig for aunt Pat or a Doris Day track for the older guests?

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  • She found her aunt in bed, wearing a nightdress with a bed jacket round her shoulders.

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  • outliveas the aunt of Senex, and shared with him the Reid turn for outliving one 's friends.

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  • He climbs into the giant peach to get away from his aunt.

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  • Then in 1994 Sally's aunt somehow persuaded the girls of the family that they should accompany her to the New Dawn conference.

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  • My wife and I join in affectionate remembrances and greetings to yourself and your aunt, and in the sincere tender of our sympathies.

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  • sallyaware of ' straw men ', also known as ' aunt sallies ' .

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  • sallyaware of ' straw men ', also known as ' aunt sallies ' .

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  • septuagenarian spinster relative of her late husband lives - Aunt Margaret Albany.

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  • In memory of a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

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  • Mig has to overcome real terror and the sort of intellectual sloth induced by the role Aunt Maria has thrust upon her.

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  • spinster aunt Matilda (Eileen Atkins) as well.

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  • On the way she visits Southampton, where a septuagenarian spinster relative of her late husband lives - Aunt Margaret Albany.

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  • He's always learning things of that sort. ' She stopped laughing suddenly and looked at her aunt's rather strained face.

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  • thumb with a hammer when great aunt Edith is in the room what do you say?

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  • tinged with regret at being separated for an indefinite time from her gentle aunt and dear cousin.

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  • If she's too clever for her husband... ELIZABETH: Oh come, Aunt Jane - don't be so uncharitable!

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  • unguarded moment, by the aunt.

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  • Susanna and Karin are loyal to their Aunt, but secretly yearn for much more from life.

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  • Auvergne after a few months' imprisonment was released, chiefly through the influence of his half-sister, his aunt, the duchess of Angouleme and his father-in-law.

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  • His father, Mathieu de Lesseps (1774-1832), was in the consular service; hi$ mother, Catherine de Grivegnee, was Spanish, and aunt of the countess of Montijo, mother of the empress Eugenie.

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  • During his frequent absences he entrusted the government of the Netherlands to the tried hands of his aunt, Margaret, who retained his confidence until her death (November 1530), and secured the affection of all Netherlanders.

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  • Leaving his aunt, Matilda, abbess of Quedlinburg, as regent of Germany, Otto, in February 99 8, led Gregory back to Rome, took the castle of St Angelo by storm and put Crescentius to death.

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  • The " true mother of his mind as well as of his health " was a maiden aunt - Catherine Porten by name - with respect to whom he expresses himself in language of the most grateful remembrance.

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  • After a short time his father removed to the " rustic solitude " of Buriton (Hants), but young Gibbon lived chiefly at the house of his maternal grandfather at Putney, where, under the care of his devoted aunt, he developed, he tells us, that passionate love of reading " which he would not exchange for all the treasures of India," and where his mind received its most decided stimulus.

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  • residing, however, with his aunt, who, rendered destitute by her father's bankruptcy, but unwilling to live a life of dependence, had opened a boarding ' The celebrated William Law had been for some time the private tutor of this Edward Gibbon, who is supposed to have been the original of the rather clever sketch of " Flatus in the Serious Call.

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  • The continual attacks of sickness which had retarded his progress induced his aunt, by medical advice, to take him to Bath; but the mineral waters had no effect.

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  • In September 1755 he writes to his aunt: " I find a great many agreeable people here, see them sometimes, and can say upon the whole, without vanity, that, though I am the Englishman here who spends the least money, I am he who is most generally liked."

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  • Louis Charles was then separated from his mother and aunt to be put in his father's charge, except for a few hours daily, but was restored to the women when Louis was isolated from his family at the beginning of his trial in December.

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  • was seeking from Charles V.'s aunt, Catherine of Aragon.

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  • Aunt Sally >>

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  • But his aunt was anxious for him to be a minister, as he himself desired, and therefore in 1752, when his health had improved, he went to Daventry to attend the Nonconformist academy formerly carried on by Dr P. Doddridge at Northampton.

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  • The second Marguerite (1523-1574), daughter of Francis I., was born on the 5th of June, 1523, at St Germain-en-Laye, and, at an age the lateness of which caused lampoons, married Emmanuel Philibert, duke of Savoy, in 1559 Like her aunt and her niece she was a good scholar and strongly interested in men of letters.

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  • 1093), count of Boulogne, was the husband of Goda, daughter of the English king 'Ethelred the Unready, and aunt of Edward the Confessor.

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  • He had been the favourite of his grandfather Alfred, and was brought up in the household of his aunt Ethelflaed, the "Lady of the Mercians."

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  • ' Including Miss Tinne's mother and aunt and Dr Steudner.

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