Family Sentence Examples

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  • What a big family it was!

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  • The babies were healthy and by mid-August, they would have two new family members.

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  • Next morning it was I who waked the whole family with my first "Merry Christmas!"

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  • In connection with this lesson she learned the names of the members of the family and the word IS.

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  • Until I was ten years old, my family lived in rural east Texas.

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  • No one in her family ever questioned her innocence.

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  • Actually, it was how my family always celebrated Christmas.

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  • Sure. Is it someone your family knew?

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  • 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.

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  • The atmosphere of this small family restaurant is casual.

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  • We might pay a premium to support a family farm.

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  • The family separated on the most friendly terms.

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  • 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.

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  • It was a cozy family setting, and she soon forgot the argument.

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  • Are you related to the family that...

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  • 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.

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  • Naturally the family was much disturbed, and left the room.

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  • And most important of all, was she or Giddon's family in any danger?

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  • If his family wanted him to come back, they would have to get rid of his current responsibilities.

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  • The family consisted of my father and mother, two older half-brothers, and, afterward, a little sister, Mildred.

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  • 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.

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  • I didn't ask about his family tree.

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  • 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.

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  • Melyukova was a widow, who, with her family and their tutors and governesses, lived three miles from the Rostovs.

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  • During the three days preceding the occupation of Moscow the whole Rostov family was absorbed in various activities.

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  • Bill was family because he was married to Alex's sister.

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  • Miss Sullivan and I were at that time in Hulton, Pennsylvania, visiting the family of Mr. William Wade.

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  • So he considered it necessary to ask for leave of absence for family and domestic reasons.

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  • He had all the family he wanted in Arkansas.

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  • Hopefully her family would be in the restaurant now – safe from any flooding on the highway.

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  • After his interview with Pierre in Moscow, Prince Andrew went to Petersburg, on business as he told his family, but really to meet Anatole Kuragin whom he felt it necessary to encounter.

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  • For the most part, the work she did for the Giddon family was little more than she would have done at home - with the exception that at home she probably would have made a sandwich instead of a meal.

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  • Next to his family he loved his dogs and gun.

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  • And with a Frenchman's easy and naive frankness the captain told Pierre the story of his ancestors, his childhood, youth, and manhood, and all about his relations and his financial and family affairs, "ma pauvre mere" playing of course an important part in the story.

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  • In other words, when he shook himself free of his current family, he would come to Dulce.

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  • Why don't you try calling your family again?

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  • Farther down the hill, on the left, on the old road in the woods, are marks of some homestead of the Stratton family; whose orchard once covered all the slope of Brister's Hill, but was long since killed out by pitch pines, excepting a few stumps, whose old roots furnish still the wild stocks of many a thrifty village tree.

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  • At first the family felt some constraint in intercourse with Prince Andrew; he seemed a man from another world, and for a long time Natasha trained the family to get used to him, proudly assuring them all that he only appeared to be different, but was really just like all of them, and that she was not afraid of him and no one else ought to be.

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  • Alpatych, having sent his family away, was alone at Bald Hills and was sitting indoors reading the Lives of the Saints.

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  • But this he was unable to do, for he received tidings that the French had unexpectedly advanced, and had barely time to remove his own family and valuables from his estate.

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  • Moreover, his whole attention was engrossed by watching the family circle--separated from all else-- formed by the men in the battery.

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  • You have a good family.

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  • He needed his family.

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  • In 2009, in the United States of America, the poverty threshold for a single person under sixty-five was about $11,000 a year; the threshold for a family group of four, including two children, was about $22,000 a year.

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  • The whole family, whom he had formerly judged severely, now seemed to him to consist of excellent, simple, and kindly people.

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  • During his stay at Bald Hills all the family dined together, but they were ill at ease and Prince Andrew felt that he was a visitor for whose sake an exception was being made and that his presence made them all feel awkward.

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  • In contrast with the dread felt by the infantrymen placed in support, here in the battery where a small number of men busy at their work were separated from the rest by a trench, everyone experienced a common and as it were family feeling of animation.

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  • The men soon accepted Pierre into their family, adopted him, gave him a nickname ("our gentleman"), and made kindly fun of him among themselves.

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  • No, it's no one my family knew but I think the change will be good for me.

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  • He's graduated to the family and papa takes care of his boys.

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  • There was great rejoicing in the family that morning, but no one, not even the doctor, knew that I should never see or hear again.

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  • At six I passed him and his family on the road.

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  • That charm was not expressed so much in his relations with him as with all his family and with the household.

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  • To the family Natasha seemed livelier than usual, but she was far less tranquil and happy than before.

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  • At ten o'clock that evening the Rostov family and the wounded traveling with them were all distributed in the yards and huts of that large village.

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  • One evening, when Tammy was in bed and the three of them were relaxing in the family room, the telephone rang.

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  • Kris is your brother, and family should stick together.

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  • You have no idea how my family works.

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  • After all, it's an important part of their family history.

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  • It wasn't her family's necklace.

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  • Death, wounds, the loss of family--I fear nothing.

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  • The men, women, and children of the large peasant family crowded into the back room across the passage.

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  • Recreational trips for family and friends are abundant.

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  • She was so fortunate to have such a wonderful family.

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  • She was glad Howard was there and that her family wasn't.

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  • That night, for the first time in more than a week, she tossed and turned in the bed, her sleep interrupted by memories of her family.

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  • Maybe that was what the dream was about – shifting from one family to the next.

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  • I don't like publicity and I didn't want to subject my family to it either.

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  • Anyway, with all the money in his family and the good looks as well, he couldn't hold a candle to Brandon in the charm department.

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  • This was his family - the supper was meant for him.

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  • Glancing into the family room, he turned back to Cynthia.

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  • He lifted her into his arms and turned toward the family room door.

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  • She had always wanted children, although this wasn't the way she had intended to start a family.

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  • We were rolling in euphoria when an old friend from my Amherst, Massachusetts childhood telephoned with an invitation to visit her family cabin in New Hampshire.

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  • I need a larger house for my family and I can't afford the prices around here.

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  • With a baby on the way, Quinn's and Martha's top priority was a locality where they could raise a family in a large and comfortable home.

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  • I eyed a sporty little number but Betsy, with a family in her radar, opted for a mid-sized compact.

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  • The new canine member of our family was a happy little feller with a fair dose of Cocker Spaniel in his genealogy.

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  • I agreed and we committed ourselves to starting a family.

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  • Quinn was a foster home kid with no known family.

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  • Martha had no siblings and Quinn had no idea of what might have sprouted from his alien family tree.

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  • The doctors think he somehow traumatized her... maybe with threats against her of her family.

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  • I drove by earlier with my family and we thought we saw a friend's rig back in the corner.

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  • Real estate records were scoured for any known relative of the now deceased murderer in an attempt to locate family owned property, a difficult chore as mother Grasso wedded three men and lived with countless others.

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  • Long ago, before her death, when he'd had a family.

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  • She meant what she said; she had no friends, but a long time ago, she'd had one whose family had a summer cottage near the coast.

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  • My father feels it's important to recognize all those who support our family's success.

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  • When we placed Toby with you, we altered the minds of those in your immediate family circle.

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  • You know, if you hadn't joined our family, I wouldn't be here, and Father would still be alive.

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  • He'd often wondered if he had more family somewhere.

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  • It's an honor to be among the first to welcome you officially to the family.

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  • He began to believe Kris was right about the bloodline of his mate's family.

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  • I only ask this of you, my dearest Joshua; that you not tell my family how I lived, and that you mourn not my passing.

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  • Keep it in the family so to speak.

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  • Sarah and Connor were discussing whether or not to cancel Thanksgiving with his family when Jackson returned.

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  • Do you think Connor's ready to be around his family?

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  • Hear-tell he's one of the local lawyers defending some of the Philadelphia family's bad boys.

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  • The twins had been involved in some escapade for the Philadelphia crime family that Vinnie refused to describe.

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  • If the twins had been in the hands of the family for three days, two more wouldn't matter.

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  • We get lots of his relatives too—the whole Smith family.

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  • The word on the street is he works for a crime family in Boston and hires out for special proj­ects.

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  • He had spent his career in the city, the last seven months investigating the crime family as a part of a special task force.

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  • They've been running errands for the family for quite a few months now.

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  • The family likes the stupid ones; they're too dumb to pull a double cross and if they overhear something, chances are they won't know what's being discussed.

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  • On an impulse, he turned and looked at the family seated near his table still enjoying their meal.

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  • I assume the Colombians think the family tried to rip them off and the family figures it the other way around.

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  • He was resigned to quietly reading a book until Mrs. Porter the housekeeper showed up a day early, accommodating a family wedding, and Dean's peace began competing with the sounds of a vacuum cleaner and Mrs. Porter's radio music, even worse junk than Fred's usual selections.

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  • Some guy out on a yacht with his family spotted the body floating in the middle of the bay and hauled it in like Hemingway's fish.

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  • The Colombians don't want to deal now because they don't trust the family and the family doesn't trust the Colombians.

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  • He spoke of family barbecues and a week's vacation on the Jersey shore, kids growing up and Christmas eggnog shared.

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  • You should have been at Byrne's house tonight and seen the warmth of that family.

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  • Cora Abernathy's son and his family go camping.

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  • Tommy DeLeo and his wife had invited them both over for a family cookout but Dean didn't want to be around someone else's comfortable world when his was a tossed salad.

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  • He told her about Cynthia and she talked about someone named Jack who was a med student whose family thought she was a jerk and they both decided life was too damned complicated and lots of the times it sucked, but not at times like this.

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  • I don't want to be a burden to you or our family anymore.

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  • She sat in front of the obelisk, staring at all that remained of her family history.

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  • I figured I'd better call my family before they sent out a search team.

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  • Belonging to a noble family, he was educated under the best masters, and particularly excelled in poetry and polite literature.

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  • His family on both sides was of Poitevin descent.

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  • My daughter, the family gardener, only plants heirloom produce from non-hybrid seeds.

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  • This is a force for peace, as more and more people have family members in more than one culture and share the interests of more than one nationality.

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  • After the war was over the family moved to Memphis, Tennessee.

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  • I came, I saw, I conquered, as the first baby in the family always does.

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  • Long after dark we reached home and found the cottage empty; the family were all out hunting for us.

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  • 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.

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  • Cato says, the master of a family (patremfamilias) must have in his rustic villa "cellam oleariam, vinariam, dolia multa, uti lubeat caritatem expectare, et rei, et virtuti, et gloriae erit," that is, "an oil and wine cellar, many casks, so that it may be pleasant to expect hard times; it will be for his advantage, and virtue, and glory."

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  • On one of his foraging expeditions, in a deserted and ruined village to which he had come in search of provisions, Rostov found a family consisting of an old Pole and his daughter with an infant in arms.

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  • Now the other sister, though they are the same family, is quite different-- an unpleasant character and has not the same intelligence.

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  • After the first feeling of perplexity aroused in the parents by Berg's proposal, the holiday tone of joyousness usual at such times took possession of the family, but the rejoicing was external and insincere.

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  • She and all the Rostov family welcomed him as an old friend, simply and cordially.

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  • If I don't sleep for three nights I'll not leave this passage and will hold her back by force and will and not let the family be disgraced, thought she.

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  • Petya was no longer with the family, he had gone on with his regiment which was making for Troitsa.

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  • 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.

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  • Involuntarily he noticed a Georgian or Armenian family consisting of a very handsome old man of Oriental type, wearing a new, cloth- covered, sheepskin coat and new boots, an old woman of similar type, and a young woman.

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  • Remembering her friendly relations with all the Rostovs which had made her almost a member of the family, she thought it her duty to go to see them.

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  • She did not understand why he spoke with such admiration and delight of the farming of the thrifty and well- to-do peasant Matthew Ermishin, who with his family had carted corn all night; or of the fact that his (Nicholas') sheaves were already stacked before anyone else had his harvest in.

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  • To their right was a doorway into a huge family room.

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  • They trekked back down the hallway to the family room and then into a spacious kitchen.

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  • He turned and left the room, his boots clicking across the tile floor and then fading as he moved across the hardwood family room floor and down the hall.

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  • Then she began cleaning the family room.

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  • He turned and headed for the family room door again.

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  • She watched from the family room window as he wolfed the food - a habit that had prompted Cade to dub him Scruffy.

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  • She paused in the kitchen doorway, envisioning the family room redecorated.

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  • You know, that family room could use a woman's touch.

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  • He lounged against the doorway; arms folded across his chest, and contemplated the family room.

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  • But redecorating the family room?

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  • I think it would be fun to redecorate the family room.

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  • The extra color was beginning to fade from his face and he turned toward the family room.

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  • The next morning, after Cade left, she threw a roast in the oven and eagerly set to work on the family room.

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  • Cade answered the door and ushered his sister into the family room where Cynthia was doing some last minute dusting.

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  • The few family relatives I had were city people, for generations.

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  • At six o'clock we pulled off the highway and found a family style restaurant in a small Maryland town.

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  • I want to go to a place where I can settle with my family and feel we truly belong to the community.

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  • I have the least rewarding job of any of us so my desires are directed to family and this mind boggling venture Howie is taking us on.

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  • He pulled out not long ago; him and the family.

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  • He had a family?

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  • Thankfully, he'd spotted my family and given them a ride home!

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  • Did you know the rest of Annie's family?

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  • Just that someone in his family had a place near the beach, up the coast, and no one used it.

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  • Her tortured thoughts went to the thousands of men, killed by the only family she'd known, whose souls were trapped for eternity beneath the ground.

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  • C'mon. Let's meet your new family.

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  • That's up to other people, not us, but I can tell you we'll miss you terribly and we'd love to have you stay a part of our family.

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  • She mimicked Cynthia's lead in dressing for the family's outings.

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  • Caleb and me—when he and his family stayed here at Bird Song—we played a lot together.

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  • Lori's past was a little too liberal for such a conservative family.

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  • Ma Reynolds - Mums, was the undisputed matriarch of the Reynolds family, and she made it clear that Lori would be treated with respect.

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  • These things were on Carmen's mind as she settled into one of the chairs set up in the family room.

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  • At that point her goal was a family of her own.

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  • Mums had apparently accepted Alex as one of the family.

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  • You could have had everything you wanted – a house, a family...

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  • Katie and Bill had weathered the storm well with their new family.

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  • It isn't like they couldn't survive without her contribution to their family income.

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  • And Dad, worn out from working the farm all day; disgruntled by years of fighting a losing battle with nature - of never having enough money to take care of his family properly.

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  • He's seven years old and he's never experienced a normal family situation.

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  • Do you think we have a normal family situation going here?

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  • It was as if they had always been a family.

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  • Jonathan was supposed to go back to his foster family next week.

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  • The waiting room was full of Reynolds family members.

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  • To his surprise, the entire Reynolds family welcomed the decision and insisted that Josh would have wanted it that way.

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  • Carmen said her family had moved to California after Lori graduated.

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  • You're my only real family.

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  • In his family, it would never happen.

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  • Only a member of the White God's family can kill him.

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  • She looked around at her family and that of her mate.

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  • No doubt, the family still sat around discussing how to fix her.

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  • At least Talia would have a family to care for her until Jenn returned.

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  • Jenn set Talia back in her roughly hewn bassinet and rifled through the trunk containing the family's possessions.

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  • The family ceased talking as she appeared.

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  • I should be dead, like the rest of my family.

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  • I wouldn't have been on the auction block if my family wasn't slaughtered!

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  • She stopped and looked around, searching for the one that her family served.

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  • Darian smiled, knowing how much Damian loved his family despite his complaints.

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  • He didn't consider what others might think of him, outside of his family.

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  • One eye still glowed gold, the telltale sign of those born into the White God's family.

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  • The name of her long-dead daughter was the end of her family's lineage.

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  • For all her ability to manipulate the minds of others, she couldn't push the memory of her family from her own thoughts.

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  • Her thoughts were on her family.

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  • It's where my family was and where I grew up.

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  • She didn't think she'd fall asleep with the thoughts of her family and Darian's body close enough to make hers tingle with more than warmth.

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  • Like … I went to my family's obelisk in the immortal world.

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  • You never mentioned your family before.

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  • The newest member of their family, Yully wasn't quite comfortable yet.

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  • We're quite a family, Darian said.

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  • He sometimes felt like his family treated him like a child when he'd grown overnight into a god.

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  • A traitor, she'd no longer be recorded on any obelisk in the immortal world, even her own family's, especially the way Damian killed her.

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  • As the lower ranking of the married couple, the name of Jenn's betrothed was added to her family's record, indicating he was likely the son of another servant.

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  • Darian rose, not wanting to leave when his family was in danger.

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  • We mean no lasting harm to humanity or to your family.

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  • Even the one about how you abandoned your family.

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  • She'd buried those ghosts a long time ago, owning up to her responsibility in the deaths of her family.

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  • I took back the marker of my family and buried it at their obelisk.

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  • If that's the only way to keep my family safe, I won't think twice.

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  • You'll protect whichever world your family is in?

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  • He thought he'd lost his only family.

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  • I thought the nobles were jealous that I took her as my bride, instead of a daughter from a more prominent family.

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  • She'd never forgiven herself for leaving her family, and she'd never given herself permission to move on and be happy.

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  • I can't change you back anyway, Darian muttered, thoughts on his missing family.

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  • If that was what they thought, they'd hold his family hostage in the immortal world.

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  • Where is Jenn and the rest of my family?

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  • I'll do whatever it takes to get my family back!

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  • After thousands of years alone, she inherited a mate and a family over the course of a single night.

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  • Jenn's throat grew tight at the words, and she thought of the family she'd lost.

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  • For now, he couldn't fathom an existence in a home filled with a family when he'd lost his other half.

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  • She'd lost a family and a world, only to discover the other half of her soul in the man before her.

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  • Was the tiny kingdom strong enough to help him seek his revenge against those who had imprisoned him beneath ground and killed his family?

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  • He insisted I stay within the walls, never take a life, remain faithful first to my people, second to my family.

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  • Lean's family was brought in last summer.

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  • He wanted revenge against Memon for his family's death, but revenge isn't enough down here.

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  • It hasn't been easy for me to accept the people who killed my family.

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  • Of course, he wouldn't want to look bad in the eyes of his family by dumping her.

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  • His friend was dying and instead of getting the support he needed from his family, he had been sworn to silence.

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  • It would be nice to be at his side when he talked to Alondra, but at this point he probably felt she wasn't part of the family.

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  • No doubt he would rather his family didn't know about the rift in their relationship at this point.

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  • He'd never tried to impress his family before, but that might be his purpose at this point.

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  • She would have family to support her through this.

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  • Alex was the perfect gentleman, whether with his family or away from them.

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  • Gerald visited the family Monday evening to express condolences.

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  • It was great to be home again as a family unit.

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  • I think it's great that the entire family is together with this new experience.

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  • It was time for him to make his own mark on the world – settle down with some nice girl and raise a family like his father had.

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  • I understand it's been in the family for a long time.

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  • Born to a wealthy merchant family, she'd been disowned when it became known what kind of deformed child she bore.

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  • Her body wouldn't be placed in a funeral pyre or surrounded by family and friends who bore her gifts one last time.

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  • You use your talent to help me, and I leave your family alone.

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  • Fleetingly, she registered the familiar scent of pine trees and grass and thought of how long it had been since she visited her family.

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  • No one else in the family would take them in.

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  • The girls all want to date people with money or family who can get them places.

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  • Their leader eyed a family of five walking across the aisle towards their car.

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  • Losing his family at such an early age, I understand why, she said, thoughts on her cousins.

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  • I'm surprised you know about his family.

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  • It's a piece of family history as well as a legacy.

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  • The more Xander knew about her family, the worse this was all going to turn out.

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  • My parents – and me – were the only family they had left.

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  • Her family wouldn't take us.

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  • She didn't blame him for taking out his father's family.

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  • She exited the main house where the White God's family lived and looked around, uncertain where to go.

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  • About a century later the manor was acquired by the Basset family.

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  • The herds, which are led by females, appear in general to be family parties; and although commonly restricted to from thirty to fifty, may occasionally include as many as one hundred head.

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  • In Africa the name of flying-squirrel is applied to the members of a very different family of rodents, the Anomaluridae, which are provided with a parachute.

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  • He belonged to a noble family of Scotch descent, tracing its origin to Walter Stutt, who in 1420 accompanied the earls of Buchan and Douglas to the court of France, and whose family afterwards rose to be counts of Tracy.

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  • On this he supported a growing family and gave himself to untiring study.

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  • His father, who was descended from an old untitled noble family and possessed a small estate, was by profession an advocate.

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  • The chief, whose title is Rana, is a Rajput of the Sisodhyia clan, connected with the Udaipur family.

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  • Though the family lost most of its possessions during the Mahratta invasion in the 14th century, it never became tributary to any Malwa chief.

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  • Both still exist, but the school has been deprived of its house, and the Fitzwilliam family, who now own the lands, still continue to pay only £10 a year.

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  • His mother was Marytje, daughter of Jan de Gorter, of a good family in Delft.

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  • The city confers the title of marquis on the Osorio family, the ruins of whose palace, sacked in 1810 by the French, are still an object of interest.

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  • His grandfather, Gregorio Brunacci, of an ancient family of Pisa, had changed his name in order to become heir to a certain marchese di Consalvi.

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  • At his father's death in 1239 Rudolph inherited the family estates in Alsace, and in 1245 he married Gertrude, daughter of Burkhard III.

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  • Other problems connected with his family interests served to complicate the situation and eventually to prevent the successful consummation of many of his plans.

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  • The pope was naturally proud of his family and had practised nepotism from the outset.

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  • Other promotions were for political or family considerations or to secure money for the war against Urbino.

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  • Charles took Florence and the Medici family under his protection and promised to punish all enemies of the Catholic faith.

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  • The Ibn Tibbon family thus rendered conspicuous services to European culture, and did much to further among Jews who did not understand Arabic the study of science and philosophy.

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  • The family had been recently ennobled and was not rich.

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  • This latter family contains the great majority of the order.

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  • By early writers the word was generally given as an equivalent of the Linnaean Loxia, but that genus has been found to include many forms not now placed in the same family.

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  • The cardinal grosbeak, or Virginian nightingale, Cardinalis virginianus, claims notice here, though doubts may be entertained as to the family to which it really belongs.

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  • The name "firefly" is often applied also to luminous beetles of the family Lampyridae, to which the well-known glow-worm belongs.

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  • This Robert Livingston, founder of the American family, became in 1675 secretary of the important Board of Indian Commissioners; he was a member of the New York Assembly in1711-1715and 1716-1727 and its speaker in 1718-1725, and in 1701 made the proposal that all the English colonies in America should be grouped for administrative purposes "into three distinct governments."

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  • The Livingston family then led the Dissenters, who later became Whigs, and the De Lancey family represented the Anglican Tory interests.

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  • The tradition was steadily followed and was extended to some ladies of the imperial family and even to imperial favourites.

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  • Propertius's family was not "noble," ii.

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  • His father, Johann Reinhold Forster, a man of great scientific attainments but an intractable temper, was at that time pastor of the place; the family are said to have been of Scottish extraction.

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  • Portocarrero was induced to become a supporter of the French party, which desired that the crown should be left to one of the family of Louis XIV., and not to a member of the king's own family, the Habsburgs.

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  • From 1594 to 1641 the duchy remained vested in the French family of La Tour d'Auvergne, one of whom (Henry, viscount of Turenne and marshal of France) had married in 1591 Charlotte de la Marck, the last of her race.

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  • Concerning his second marriage, it suffices to say that the Baroness Imhoff was nearly forty years of age, with a family of grown-up children, when the complaisant law of her native land allowed her to become Mrs Hastings.

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  • In 1742, after the extinction of the two senior lines of this family, the Sulzbach branch became the senior line, and its head, the elector Charles Theodore, inherited Bavaria in 1777.

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  • Members of the family were also margraves of Brandenburg from 1323 to 1373, and kings of Sweden from 1654 to 1718.

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  • These names, indeed, continue even after the Pisan family of Lacon-Massa had by marriage succeeded to the judicature.

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  • On the 25th of April 1650, he married Lady Frances Cecil, sister of the earl of Essex, his first wife having died in the previous year leaving no family.

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  • The Cilnii with whom Maecenas was connected were a noble Etruscan family.

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  • He was destined by his family for the church, but entered business, and became a partner in a firm at Lyons for which he travelled in the Levant, in Italy, Spain and Portugal.

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  • In 1861 the Mortara family induced the Italian government to demand the prosecution of the nurse.

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  • Godollo is the summer residence of the Hungarian royal family, and the royal castle, built in the second half of the 18th century by Prince Anton Grassalkovich, was, with the beautiful domain, presented by the Hungarian nation to King Francis Joseph I.

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  • In its vicinity is the famous place of pilgrimage Maria-Besnyd, with a fine Franciscan monastery, which contains the tombs of the Grassalkovich family.

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  • This was done without delay, and the pension was continued to his wife and family after his death, which occurred on the 3rd of May 1845.

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  • When he was three years old his family was driven out of Holland by the French republican armies, and lived in exile until 1813.

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  • He was, according to his enemies, the son of an apothecary, his father being in fact a doctor of medicine of respectable family, who kept a small drug store as part of the necessary outfit of a country practitioner.

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  • Joachim Descartes, his father, having purchased a commission as counsellor in the parlement of Rennes, introduced the family into that demi-noblesse of the robe which, between the bourgeoisie and the high nobility, maintained a lofty rank in French society.

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  • The first of these occasions was in order to settle family affairs after the death of his father in 1640.

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  • The second brief visit, in 1647, partly on literary, partly on family business, was signalized by the award of a pension of 3000 francs, obtained from the royal bounty by Cardinal Mazarin.

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  • Subsequently it went to the Albemarle family, but was again vested in the Crown, and Edward II.

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  • The Roman emperors recognized it as a free state, and in the middle ages it was called Stampalia, and belonged to the noble Venetian family of Quirini.

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  • On the 16th of January 1547, he was crowned the first Russian tsar by the metropolitan of Moscow; on the 3rd of February in the same year he selected as his wife from among the virgins gathered from all parts of Russia for his inspection, Anastasia Zakharina-Koshkina, the scion of an ancient and noble family better known by its later name of Romanov.

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  • On the 3rd of December 1564 he quitted Moscow with his whole family.

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  • His fathers took a prominent part in Athenian politics, and in 479 held high command in the Greek squadron which annihilated the remnants of Xerxes' fleet at Mycale; through his mother, the niece of Cleisthenes, he was connected with the former tyrants of Sicyon and the family of the Alcmaeonidae.

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  • His youth, spent at the Neapolitan court, was far from blameless, and it is not certain that he was married to the mother of his numerous family.

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  • Fleeming Jenkin was educated at first in Scotland, but in 1846 the family went to live abroad, owing to financial straits, and he studied at Genoa University, where he took a first-class degree in physical science.

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  • Once more, in the doctrine of sin and redemption, the governing idea is God's fatherly purpose for His family.

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  • Sin is the contradiction of that purpose, and guilt is alienation from the family.

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  • Everything is defined by the idea of the family.

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  • Each then took a part, a family connexion was established, and the broken die served as a symbol of recognition; thus the members of each family found in the other hosts and protectors in case of need.

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  • Many cases occur where such an office was hereditary; thus the family of Callias at Athens were proxeni of the Spartans.

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  • This powerful family possessed for many generations before 369 B.C. the privilege of furnishing the Tagus, or generalissimo, of the combined Thessalian forces.

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  • The family name is taken from the town of Sittard in Limburg.

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  • The majority of the species belong to the family Pulicidae, of which P. irritans maybe taken as the type; but the order also includes the Sarcopsyllidae, the females of which fix themselves firmly to their host, and the Ceratopsyllidae, or bat-fleas.

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  • On the birth of Avicenna's younger brother the family migrated to Bokhara, then one of the chief cities of the Moslem world, and famous for a culture which was older than its conquest by the Saracens.

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  • The only genuine division of the Albanian race is that of Ghegs and Tosks; the Liaps, who inhabit the district between the Viossa and the sea, and the Tshams or Chams, who occupy the coast-land south of the Kalamas, are subdivisions of the Tosk family.

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  • So stringent are the obligations of hospitality that a household is bound to exact reparation for any injury done to a guest as though he were a member of the family.

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  • Their hereditary chiefs, or capidans, belong to the family known as Dera e Jon Markut (the house of John Marco), which has ruled for 200 years and is supposed to be descended from Scanderbeg.

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  • It is a Treatise on Trigonometry, by a Scotsman, James Hume of Godscroft, Berwickshire, a place still in possession of the family of Hume.

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  • Finding them in a neglected state, amongst my family papers, I have bound them together, in order to preserve them entire.-Napier, 7th March 1801."

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  • The office, Mark Napier states, is repeatedly mentioned in the family charters as appertaining to the "pultre landis" near the village of Dene in the shire of Linlithgow.

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  • With regard to the spelling of the name, Mark Napier states that among the family papers there exist a great many documents signed by John Napier.

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  • His own children, who sign deeds along with him, use every mode except Napier, the form now adopted by the family, and which is comparatively modern.

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  • His father was one of a Yorkshire family who, for three generations, had been supporters of the Evangelical movement in the Church of England.

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  • The Correggio family never managed to keep possession of it for long, and in 1346 they sold it to the Visconti (who constructed a citadel, La Rocchetta, in 1356, of which some remains exist on the east bank of the river, while the later ate du Pont may be seen on the west bank), and from them it passed to the Sforza.

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  • It is now placed in the family Cariamidae of Gruiform bird.

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  • Much interesting material on the Mendelssohn family is given in Hensel's Die Familie Mendelssohn (translated into English, 1881).

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  • No member of a family that has reigned in France is eligible for either chamber.

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  • The only exception to this rule is that no member of a royal family which has once reigned in France can be elected.

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  • In times of peace the carroccio was in the keeping of some great family which had distinguished itself by signal services to the republic.

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  • In 1661 the grandson of his brother George was created a baronet, and from him the title has descended to the Smith family of the present day.

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  • Fossil remains of members of this family have also been found in Europe in strata of the Oligocene period.

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  • The first family is that of the true or American opossums- Didelphyidae, in which there are five pairs of upper incisors, while the feet are of the presumed primitive arboreal type, the hind foot having the four outer toes subequal and separate, with the first opposable to them all.

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  • From all other members of the family the marsupial, or banded, ant-eater (Myrmecobius fasciatus) differs by the presence of more than seven pairs of cheek-teeth in each jaw, as well as by the exceedingly long and protrusile tongue.

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  • The one species, from Western Australia, is the largest member of the family, being about the size of a rabbit, to which it bears sufficient superficial resemblance to have acquired the name of "native rabbit" from the colonists.

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  • A separate family, Notoryctidae, is represented by the marsupial mole (Notoryctes typhlops), of the deserts of south Central Australia, a silky, golden-haired, burrowing creature, with a curious leathery muzzle, and a short, naked stumpy tail.

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  • In this wider sense the family may be characterized as follows.

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