The babies were healthy and by mid-August, they would have two new family members.
What a big family it was!
Next morning it was I who waked the whole family with my first "Merry Christmas!"
In connection with this lesson she learned the names of the members of the family and the word IS.
Until I was ten years old, my family lived in rural east Texas.
No one in her family ever questioned her innocence.
Actually, it was how my family always celebrated Christmas.
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.
Sure. Is it someone your family knew?
It was a cozy family setting, and she soon forgot the argument.
We might pay a premium to support a family farm.
Naturally the family was much disturbed, and left the room.
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.
The atmosphere of this small family restaurant is casual.
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.
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.
The family separated on the most friendly terms.
And most important of all, was she or Giddon's family in any danger?
If his family wanted him to come back, they would have to get rid of his current responsibilities.
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.
Bill was family because he was married to Alex's sister.
In other words, when he shook himself free of his current family, he would come to Dulce.
This family friendly restaurant offers many sandwiches in junior sizes.
I didn't ask about his family tree.
Are you related to the family that...
"My family," she managed tersely.
The family consisted of my father and mother, two older half-brothers, and, afterward, a little sister, Mildred.
Miss Sullivan and I were at that time in Hulton, Pennsylvania, visiting the family of Mr. William Wade.
He had all the family he wanted in Arkansas.
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.
Melyukova was a widow, who, with her family and their tutors and governesses, lived three miles from the Rostovs.
Next to his family he loved his dogs and gun.
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.
No, it's no one my family knew but I think the change will be good for me.
Of course Prince Andrew is not a child and can shift without him, but it's not nice to enter a family against a father's will.
Infected children were removed to hospitals and the rest of the family was quarantined until they became noninfectious.
During the three days preceding the occupation of Moscow the whole Rostov family was absorbed in various activities.
At six I passed him and his family on the road.
After the war was over the family moved to Memphis, Tennessee.
In fact, he must be struggling to float on the ocean of problems this family represented.
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.
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.
Hopefully her family would be in the restaurant now – safe from any flooding on the highway.
It chanced that I walked that way across the fields the following night, about the same hour, and hearing a low moaning at this spot, I drew near in the dark, and discovered the only survivor of the family that I know, the heir of both its virtues and its vices, who alone was interested in this burning, lying on his stomach and looking over the cellar wall at the still smouldering cinders beneath, muttering to himself, as is his wont.
The visitor, compelled to look on at this family scene, thought it necessary to take some part in it.
I've been picked over six years, but our family is known to be especially long lived.
They say she has a family of young wolves up there; and that is why she kills so many lambs.
If he had been the only child in the family, things might have been different.
She was glad Howard was there and that her family wasn't.
My daughter, the family gardener, only plants heirloom produce from non-hybrid seeds.
No doubt they were signs for the different members of the family at Ivy Green.
Let's go watch TV in the family room.
Talking of my family affairs he said to me, the chief duty of a true Mason, as I have told you, lies in perfecting himself.
Why don't you try calling your family again?
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.
I came, I saw, I conquered, as the first baby in the family always does.
Pierre again went up onto the knoll where he had spent over an hour, and of that family circle which had received him as a member he did not find a single one.
At dinner it was read to the assembled family, who were surprised that I could write so well.
I spent the autumn months with my family at our summer cottage, on a mountain about fourteen miles from Tuscumbia.
So he considered it necessary to ask for leave of absence for family and domestic reasons.
(The most precious ones, with which some family tradition was connected, were being taken with them.)
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.
Alpatych, having sent his family away, was alone at Bald Hills and was sitting indoors reading the Lives of the Saints.
That charm was not expressed so much in his relations with him as with all his family and with the household.
Alex had always taken care of his family, but was it irresponsible to assume he always would?
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.
"And then of course my family has also to be considered," Prince Vasili went on, testily pushing away a little table without looking at her.
To the family Natasha seemed livelier than usual, but she was far less tranquil and happy than before.
Long after dark we reached home and found the cottage empty; the family were all out hunting for us.
The Keller homestead, where the family lived, was a few steps from our little rose-bower.
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.
Death, wounds, the loss of family--I fear nothing.
Alex had been the one who helped her see them as true family, and yet he was having issues accepting his own father.
Would she ever be able to watch a normal family scene without feeling the agony of her loss?
Every one in the family prepared surprises for me, but what pleased me most, Miss Sullivan and I prepared surprises for everybody else.
Later they were taken to a room where they were introduced to their newest family members.
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."
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.
When they prayed for those who love us, she prayed for the members of her own family, her father and mother and Sonya, realizing for the first time how wrongly she had acted toward them, and feeling all the strength of her love for them.
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.
The men soon accepted Pierre into their family, adopted him, gave him a nickname ("our gentleman"), and made kindly fun of him among themselves.
Moreover, his whole attention was engrossed by watching the family circle--separated from all else-- formed by the men in the battery.
Now the other sister, though they are the same family, is quite different-- an unpleasant character and has not the same intelligence.
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.
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.
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.
She and all the Rostov family welcomed him as an old friend, simply and cordially.
Alex was in the family room and Jonathan was still in his room, so she went searching for Alex to help her with the zipper.
Besides the chickens, we have several other additions to the family--two calves, a colt, and a penful of funny little pigs.
In accumulating property for ourselves or our posterity, in founding a family or a state, or acquiring fame even, we are mortal; but in dealing with truth we are immortal, and need fear no change nor accident.
This lasted for several minutes; then this mood passed, and Nancy was thrown ruthlessly on the floor and pushed to one side, while a large, pink-cheeked, fuzzy-haired member of the family received the little mother's undivided attention.
This family gathering seemed humiliating to Natasha--as if there were nowhere else for the family to talk but here at the ball.
Well, and you, have you a family estate, sir?
The whole family, whom he had formerly judged severely, now seemed to him to consist of excellent, simple, and kindly people.
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.
The men, women, and children of the large peasant family crowded into the back room across the passage.
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.
"Yes, is there a family free from sorrow now?" said Pierre, addressing Natasha.
All the grown-up members of the family were assembled near the round tea table at which Sonya presided beside the samovar.
In business transactions Alex was frugal with his money, but when it came to his family, he was generous.
She must sacrifice herself for the family that had reared and brought her up.
Besides the family, there were eight borzoi kennelmen and more than forty borzois, so that, with the borzois on the leash belonging to members of the family, there were about a hundred and thirty dogs and twenty horsemen.
It was nice having Alex home all day and having the family together, but all good things come to an end.
Carmen and Alex hosted Thanksgiving Dinner for all the family they had in Arkansas.
Recreational trips for family and friends are abundant.
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.
We all knew about his family, but the way he acted, it was as if he wanted to hide them from us.
Why, because he is the son of a prominent family doctor?
Allen couldn't be rejected, so he belittled her intelligence, the close relationship with her family and accused her of cheating on him.
Had her family known the same terror in their last moments of life?
After supper, they all spent their usual evening in the family room.
I foresee a day when, on a Sunday afternoon, a family might drive (or actually be driven by their car) out to a farm to see where food comes from.
He married Lucy Helen Everett, who belonged to the same family of Everetts as Edward Everett and Dr. Edward Everett Hale.
I think he will not be out of place in a family consultation; is it not so, Prince?
Alex was lounging with one shoulder against the wall on the other side of the family room when Carmen walked in.
Is my family there?
I had sat there many times of old before the ship was built that floated his family to America.
If he and his family would live simply, they might all go a-huckleberrying in the summer for their amusement.
For the Rostov family the whole interest of these preparations for war lay in the fact that Nicholas would not hear of remaining in Moscow, and only awaited the termination of Denisov's furlough after Christmas to return with him to their regiment.
"Countess, I have done w'ong," Denisov went on in an unsteady voice, "but believe me, I so adore your daughter and all your family that I would give my life twice over..."
Of course, if you prefer, we can wait until you come home from work and make it a fun family event.
It was going to be nice having nothing to do but enjoy their little family for the next two weeks.
They were a family who knew all they had was each other.
"Second," Katie cut in, "His father's family has been in this country longer than yours."
Señor Medena was the first boy in his family.
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.
This was his family - the supper was meant for him.
Kris is your brother, and family should stick together.
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.
Petya was no longer with the family, he had gone on with his regiment which was making for Troitsa.
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.
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.
He's very protective of his family.
I drove by earlier with my family and we thought we saw a friend's rig back in the corner.
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.
Well, Prince, so Genoa and Lucca are now just family estates of the Buonapartes.
On behalf of the whole family I beg you to come, mon cher!
As a result he could not go to the country with the rest of the family, but was kept all summer in Moscow by his new duties.
These were all their own people who had settled down in the house almost as members of the family, or persons who were, it seemed, obliged to live in the count's house.
She could not help loving the countess and the whole Rostov family, but neither could she help loving Nicholas and knowing that his happiness depended on that love.
He was looking at the Armenian family and at two French soldiers who had gone up to them.
But a few days before they left Moscow, moved and excited by all that was going on, she called Sonya to her and, instead of reproaching and making demands on her, tearfully implored her to sacrifice herself and repay all that the family had done for her by breaking off her engagement with Nicholas.
Willarski was a married man with a family, busy with his family affairs, his wife's affairs, and his official duties.
If the purpose of food is nourishment and the purpose of marriage is the family, the whole question resolves itself into not eating more than one can digest, and not having more wives or husbands than are needed for the family--that is, one wife or one husband.
Denisov, not being a member of the family, did not understand Pierre's caution and being, as a malcontent, much interested in what was occurring in Petersburg, kept urging Pierre to tell them about what had happened in the Semenovsk regiment, then about Arakcheev, and then about the Bible Society.
What he would have approved of is our family life.
If he wants to keep this estate in the family, he'll have to leave it to his daughters.
Such were Dimmler the musician and his wife, Vogel the dancing master and his family, Belova, an old maiden lady, an inmate of the house, and many others such as Petya's tutors, the girls' former governess, and other people who simply found it preferable and more advantageous to live in the count's house than at home.
In that reunion of great sovereigns we should have discussed our interests like one family, and have rendered account to the peoples as clerk to master.
Well, whatever we do, I'd like to do it as a family.
I think maybe Alex married you to get away from his family.
Had he married her to escape his family?
She was so fortunate to have such a wonderful family.
Alex seemed to be more comfortable around Morino than he was around his father's family.
As Dulce had pointed out, he was trying to get away from the family.
You have a good family.
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.
If Sarah suspected that she already knew what was going on and looked the other way, why not welcome her into the family?
On the way to town, she told Len about the car and how she had come to meet the Giddon family.
If she needed any reassurance about her appearance, it was immediately supplied by Yancey's reaction when she entered the family room.
When you start seeing Nick... that way, try to replace it with a warm family moment.
Certainly placing the family picture face down on the coffee table had done nothing to ease her pain.
The Giddon's had filled the role of family only to an extent.
One evening, when Tammy was in bed and the three of them were relaxing in the family room, the telephone rang.
How can you love a business that could get your family killed.
Get my family killed?
I don't like publicity and I didn't want to subject my family to it either.
He needed his family.
Glancing into the family room, he turned back to Cynthia.
He followed her to the family room and made sure she was safely lying down before he left.
He lifted her into his arms and turned toward the family room door.
She had always wanted children, although this wasn't the way she had intended to start a family.
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.
I need a larger house for my family and I can't afford the prices around here.
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.
I eyed a sporty little number but Betsy, with a family in her radar, opted for a mid-sized compact.
The new canine member of our family was a happy little feller with a fair dose of Cocker Spaniel in his genealogy.
I agreed and we committed ourselves to starting a family.
Quinn was a foster home kid with no known family.
Martha had no siblings and Quinn had no idea of what might have sprouted from his alien family tree.
Julie's sort of a black sheep in her family.
The doctors think he somehow traumatized her... maybe with threats against her of her family.
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.
"You remember what I told you about family?" he asked.
Long ago, before her death, when he'd had a family.
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.
Only Rev. Martin's note informing the family of poor Annie's death.
After all, it's an important part of their family history.
Keep it in the family so to speak.
Sarah and Connor were discussing whether or not to cancel Thanksgiving with his family when Jackson returned.
Do you think Connor's ready to be around his family?
We are becoming a real family.
He's graduated to the family and papa takes care of his boys.
Hear-tell he's one of the local lawyers defending some of the Philadelphia family's bad boys.
"The family's got 'em!" he cried as he rubbed his head, "I swear!
The twins had been involved in some escapade for the Philadelphia crime family that Vinnie refused to describe.
If the twins had been in the hands of the family for three days, two more wouldn't matter.
We get lots of his relatives too—the whole Smith family.
The word on the street is he works for a crime family in Boston and hires out for special projects.
He had spent his career in the city, the last seven months investigating the crime family as a part of a special task force.
They've been running errands for the family for quite a few months now.
On an impulse, he turned and looked at the family seated near his table still enjoying their meal.
The family over there.
I assume the Colombians think the family tried to rip them off and the family figures it the other way around.
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.
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.
The Colombians don't want to deal now because they don't trust the family and the family doesn't trust the Colombians.
He spoke of family barbecues and a week's vacation on the Jersey shore, kids growing up and Christmas eggnog shared.
You should have been at Byrne's house tonight and seen the warmth of that family.
Cora Abernathy's son and his family go camping.
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.
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.
"I had come so near to you... and to all your family that I thought you would not consider my sympathy misplaced, but I was mistaken," and suddenly her voice trembled.
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.
Besides the Bezukhov family, Nicholas' old friend the retired General Vasili Dmitrich Denisov was staying with the Rostovs this fifth of December.
The subject which wholly engrossed Natasha's attention was her family: that is, her husband whom she had to keep so that he should belong entirely to her and to the home, and the children whom she had to bear, bring into the world, nurse, and bring up.
There is serious illness in her family.
Apparently that's what the authorities told the family.
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!
I've got to tell you, this guy wasn't looking to rip of a TV and the family silver.
No one in the family ever discussed the details.
Quinn is coming back east from Santa Barbara so they can leave together as a family.
She is a mother to the beautiful young girl I saw walking the family dog.
He'd dreamt many times about his sister and his family, but she'd never talked to him directly.
He had no family pictures, no trinkets or doodads like she had all over her apartment.
Maybe it was his looming death, or maybe it was the energy from her cool touch that calmed him from the inside out, but he wondered what life would've been like had his family survived.
She died when I was ten with the rest of my family.
I don't want anything to happen to my family.
No matter what, you will always, always protect your family first.
She looked into the car beside them at the smiling family frozen in place.
But two thousand innocent people, down to the family dog.
He paused, bristling with lightning and rage at the thought of Darian betraying their family.
There's a TV in the family room or books you can read.
The chickens, which had also taken shelter here from the rain, stalked about the room like members of the family, too humanized, methought, to roast well.
She is rich and of good family and that's all I want.
She seemed to be fond not so much of individuals as of the family as a whole.
The grown-up members of the family, not to mention his wife, were pleased to have back a friend whose presence made life run more smoothly and peacefully.
If his family had lived in the United States for centuries, why didn't they learn to speak proper English?
Otherwise, he'll have to live with the idea that it will no longer be in the family after he passes.
Only luck had kept her from joining her family today.
The family on my father's side is descended from Caspar Keller, a native of Switzerland, who settled in Maryland.
We have built for this world a family mansion, and for the next a family tomb.
'One man though undone is but one,' as the proverb says, but with thirteen in your family and all the property...
Felipa left them to their family outing and returned to the house.
If she could talk to her family, maybe she could clear all this up.
In a way, Carmen and Alex had adopted a family.
Carmen refrained from looking at Alex or displaying the shock she felt at the introduction of two more siblings he had never mentioned - an entire family.
Apparently the duo was considered part of the family.
She had enough for the entire family.
And yet, she was reluctant to say anything to church members - even family members.
He will see that the estate does not leave the family.
All right, so he wasn't trying to hide his wealth, but he certainly did try to hide his family.
Maybe he meant he was sick of all the bickering with his family.
Maybe because he went into hiding from his family.
Would there be a point at which she stopped being surprised by his family?
At some point their marriage had morphed into a family.
I want to see my family.
He didn't even mention her family.
Had fate brought her to these people who welcomed her as if she were family?
Now he was offering her a job taking care of his family?
It was the mystery surrounding the family that kept her mind occupied – and Yancey.
She had done it with Allen and she had done it with her family.
Maybe that was what the dream was about – shifting from one family to the next.
In fact, until the death of her family, she rarely ever dreamed – or at least didn't remember them.
If he was guilty, he probably deserved it, but is family didn't.
She didn't want the family picture, as that was the one they used in the newspaper.
About your boyfriend and his family.
"Are you sure?" came Sarah's voice from the family room.
Oh, I can understand why you would want to deceive people, I just don't understand how you can involve your family in such a thing – especially Tammy!
You wanted nice things, so you substituted your family for a conscience.
A year later they started a family with the birth of their first daughter.
Or maybe driving the family wagon in for supplies or . . .
We found a family massacred a few days ago.
It reminded her of those days, years ago, when the family laughed and talked to each other.
After she got married and moved to Colorado the family information stopped – if you know what I mean.
To their right was a doorway into a huge family room.
They trekked back down the hallway to the family room and then into a spacious kitchen.
A small round table and two chairs were placed in a corner near the doorway to the family room, providing a view of the fireplace.
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.
Then she began cleaning the family room.
He turned and headed for the family room door again.
She watched from the family room window as he wolfed the food - a habit that had prompted Cade to dub him Scruffy.
She paused in the kitchen doorway, envisioning the family room redecorated.
You know, that family room could use a woman's touch.
He pushed his chair away from the table and crossed to the family room doorway.
He lounged against the doorway; arms folded across his chest, and contemplated the family room.
But redecorating the family room?
I think it would be fun to redecorate the family room.
The extra color was beginning to fade from his face and he turned toward the family room.
The next morning, after Cade left, she threw a roast in the oven and eagerly set to work on the family room.
Cade answered the door and ushered his sister into the family room where Cynthia was doing some last minute dusting.
With her bed made, she crept down the stairs and across the family room floor.
Betsy and I were in agreement on having a family.
Howie doesn't remember any details of his prior life; family; studying for the priest hood, college... a blank slate and he can't find the chalk.
The few family relatives I had were city people, for generations.
At six o'clock we pulled off the highway and found a family style restaurant in a small Maryland town.
My parents, now residing in Florida, would attend the ceremony along with my older brother and his family who would fly in from Seattle, Oregon.
Holdings hands like an old world family; we were committing our lives together like marriage vows.
We considered letting nature take its course but we felt guilty in prolonging the family's agony.
I want to go to a place where I can settle with my family and feel we truly belong to the community.
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.
I don't mean to pry, Howie, but can you tell me why she's estranged from her family and what are the complications she mentions?
Molly appeared less shy around Howie than us, acting more casual toward him as if he was a member of her family.
He pulled out not long ago; him and the family.
He had a family?
Thankfully, he'd spotted my family and given them a ride home!
Did you know the rest of Annie's family?
Just that someone in his family had a place near the beach, up the coast, and no one used it.
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.
C'mon. Let's meet your new family.
His family's coat of arms, if they had those then.
She saw killing in his future, but only in defense of his family.
He was accompanied by Dustin and two other men, one she knew as Sasha, a man who'd struck her with his devotedness to his family, and Levi, a man who'd been present in many of his pre-Schism memories.
He sold out his family for money and land in Italy.
She is … was the last of my family.
The words were familiar, the same words he'd spoken to Dusty thousands of years ago, when he'd discovered the youth who was not yet a man on a slave trader's block, bloodied and weeping for the family he'd just lost.
It was a war his family had been fighting for millennia, one that wouldn't end even with his death.
But you have a new family now, and it doesn't sound crazy to me at all.
He'd known love and trust only in the earliest stage of his life, when he had a family before he entered the dark age of his people.
Selyn was now a part of her world, her warped family.
You're not just a boarder here—you're part of our family.
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.
She mimicked Cynthia's lead in dressing for the family's outings.
Caleb and me—when he and his family stayed here at Bird Song—we played a lot together.
Caleb—Dean couldn't recall his last name—and his family had been guests in Ouray early in June.
He's got so much going for him—a girl who loves him, a great family, smarts, education, good looks, and you said he's a jock.
While Cynthia might not have "come to terms" with her quickly acquired family, she was positively thrilled to announce the wedding to all who'd listen, skirting the impending birth like a ballet dancer, concentrating on lace and promises, even if the color was off-white.
Big brother Joseph Dawkins, the smart one of the family, gritted his teeth and said nothing.
Who put bread on their family's table?
Jake Weller said his family was from here.
Fred, with the help of his cadre of lady friends, was the one person who had the best shot of producing further information on the family and its history.
The family lived in Chicago and hadn't provided a phone number when they registered at Bird Song.
Do you still have family around?
Is she a friend of the family or just someone you're humping on the side?
They all left about the same time—Ed and his family and this Josh fella.
I expect the whole family just relocated.
Common sense tells us the obvious is usually where the truth rests and the obvious is either Fitzgerald or someone in the Dawkins family.
The WWW news was either negative or tardy because each took turns bickering at the other until Dean was ready to toss the entire family.
I guess Ginger counted the new eggs in the family basket and skipped back to the hubby's bed.
Paul felt responsible for Josh's quick exit and when Ed talked about leaving Ouray with his family, Paul arranged for the Plotkes to come to California.
Ralph had a wife and family.
Andre gave him a disapproving look, and Gabriel realized the joke was probably misplaced when talking to the family member of the deceased.
Jonathan was no more blood relation to them than Destiny, but neither child could have been loved more deeply nor considered more a family member.
Yet Jonathan had adjusted quickly to his new family.
She smiled, thinking how nice it was to have a family.
Sure, and everyone would have scandalized me for taking it away from his family and my own daughter.
At first she thought he might have been a visitor of the other man in the room, but the family said he had asked for Alex, and had stayed with him for a little while.
He's always known how important family is to me.
A proper family, possibly?
He knew she would accept his family – unconditionally.
Family is family, and you know how precious that is to me.
"It looks like she wants to raise a family too," Alex said from the doorway.
Alex had family other than Katie.
Alex and Carmen turned over the insurance money to her, with the blessing of the entire family.
And now they had another family member.
The future would undoubtedly throw more obstacles in their path, but they would tackle them as a family now.
Alex was finishing supper with his family when the telephone rang in his office.
Carmen and the children were his family now – all the family he needed.
Still, Carmen wanted to go, and family made Christmas special, not location.
I know I'll enjoy being with my family – no matter where we go.
It destroyed everything, and I was an only child from a small family.
Biographical information on her and her immediate family, her own medical and employment histories, all forms she'd completed without question.
My father feels it's important to recognize all those who support our family's success.
When we placed Toby with you, we altered the minds of those in your immediate family circle.
You know, if you hadn't joined our family, I wouldn't be here, and Father would still be alive.
He'd often wondered if he had more family somewhere.
It's an honor to be among the first to welcome you officially to the family.
He began to believe Kris was right about the bloodline of his mate's family.
She.d lose her sister, her only family, and Rhyn hadn.t yet proven he could keep her safe.
You have no idea how my family works.
Social propriety states that the immediate family of an Ancient.s mate or high level Immortal—
Two Ancients. mates in the same family.
Both of you are blemishes on your family.
Our family is prone to ongoing disappointment and treason.
He has slain a family member.
"May I ask you a few questions about your family?" he asked, puzzled again as to how two Ancient.s mates were born into one family.
I wonder how there came to be two women destined to be Immortal mates in one family.
—but to us lesser beings, family means something!
Your family will be safe here.
She.ll be so thrilled to welcome you to our family! she exclaimed.
He could buy an assassination, but part of him preferred the idea of handling family matters within the family.
For her sake, he had to find a way to live with Katie, or their differences would turn into a family feud.
There were two Ancient.s mates born into her family.
She.d brought him nothing but pain, and now her family had taken Kris from him.
Was she pleased to know her sister was joining our … family?
You've refused women from every Council member's family.
Jetr, the only Council member he trusted, had been an ally for three generations of his family without appearing to age.
Most of the guests were Evelyn's friends and family; Romas's small party consisted of only a handful of men-- cousins, according to Evelyn-- looking like an NFL team dressed uncomfortably in their tuxes.
His skin was darker, the color of honey as opposed to alabaster, his eyes a rich, dark brown, and his features lacking the delicate, chiseled beauty of Romas's family.
His family has been very understanding.
The only way to protect innocent people from the blood feud that runs between my family and A'Ran's was to use honor.
I've told my family she is your sister.
Freeing a man should put him in her debt, and he was the last person in the house who would rat her out to Romas's family!
The raised tent where she had feasted earlier was still occupied by Romas's immediate family.
The prisoner went straight to Romas's family, which meant she just made her mess bigger.
"You told Romas I was trying to leave, and now he's going to-- " "I told him a member of his family freed me.
"He knows a member of his family helped me," was the response.
She agreed to give up her armband, the bond to her sister's family.
A'Ran, assuming his sisters could handle the newest member of their family, turned and started toward the white dwelling before him.
Dhjan A'Ran's family was forced to flee with his few trusted advisors.
He feels it was an affront to him because the betrayer who murdered our father came from his family.
He landed outside the main city, in the center of which sat the royal family's residence.
She interacted daily with the warrior members of her husband's family, but she'd never seen one quite like this, with soulful, ancient intelligence in his black gaze and a predatory walk.
At least he was ragging on her to his family and not complete strangers.
"If I fail, mating into his family is the next logical step," the first man said.
The women of A'Ran's family were sheltered.
As much as he wanted to welcome the information of his healing planet, he also wanted to strangle the men impregnating his family members.
The guest watched her as she approached, and she recognized the distinct features of A'Ran's family.
Do you not ever wish to have a family, to be as happy as your father was so long ago?
You want me … to walk away from everything I know, my family … I knew it was possible, but I didn't think I'd have a chance to go home at all … but still, I couldn't leave a whole planet to die!
Her look of soul-deep sorrow touched him, and he recalled what he felt as a youth to find his father and mother dead and his family hunted and forced out of their own home.
She gazed around A'Ran's bedroom, conflicted with the idea that her choice would mean she never saw her home, her family again.
My family should come before my duties.
Likely, but Ne'Rin would have killed you all without a second thought, as his father did the rest of their family.
She didn't doubt A'Ran could be ruthless if he felt his family was threatened.
That barbarian has dishonored you and my family!
I've been a friend of his family for generations.
The family knew she died out here in Colorado of the flu, but they didn't know exactly where.