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father-in-law Sentence Examples

  • All I could think about was that I had a living father-in-law.

  • In a way, she had killed her own future father-in-law.

  • At last she had a father-in-law she could talk to!

  • It's so nice to know that I actually have a father-in-law to talk to.

  • When I heard he was your father, I was so excited that I finally had a father-in-law that I could talk to.

  • She had no right to push him into a relationship simply because she wanted a father-in-law.

  • Well, Mrs. Barnett, here's your chance to talk to your father-in-law – if you can fit a word in edgewise.

  • Her mother and father-in-law sat in front of the crushed structure, hunched over while their sobs reaching her ears.

  • A crack split the street, swallowing her father-in-law and her little girl.

  • The only thing she had to offer him was an influential father-in-law.

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

  • 5 The second element of the name Abiathar is connected with Jether or Jethro, the father-in-law of Moses, and even Ichabod (1 Sam.

  • In 1847 he was introduced through his father-in-law, W.

  • A betrothed girl, seduced by her prospective father-in-law, took her dowry and returned to her family, and was free to marry as she chose.

  • Having come to an understanding with his father-in-law Podébrad, he was able to turn his arms against the emperor Frederick, and in April 1462 Frederick restored the holy crown for 60,000 ducats and was allowed to retain certain Hungarian counties with the title of king; in return for which concessions, extorted from Matthias by the necessity of coping with a simultaneous rebellion of the Magyar noble in league with Podebrad's son Victorinus, the emperor recognized Matthias as the actual sovereign of Hungary.

  • of Aragon, for his father-in-law Alphonso of Castile, in 1265.

  • One fragmentary source alludes to a journey to the Midianite or Kenite father-in-law of Moses with the Ark (q.v.); another knows of its movements with David and the priest Abiathar (a name closely related to Jether or Jethro; cf.

  • Napoleon began to suspect his father-in-law, and still more the Austrian chancellor, Metternich; but instead of humouring them, he resolved to stand firm.

  • It was here, in the Appleton (or Plunkett) House, known as "Elm Knoll," and built by Thomas Gold, father-in-law of Nathan Appleton, that in 1845 Henry W.

  • The history of the first thirteen years of the reign of Honorius is inseparably connected with the name of Stilicho (q.v.), his guardian and father-in-law.

  • Two officials, an Austrian and a Russian, and Alexander's father-in-law Oxyartes in the Paropanisidae.

  • His position was endangered by the growing power of his father-in-law, Stephen Vukcic, an ardent Bogomil, who had united Tribunia and Hlum into a single principality.

  • On the death of Augustus II., king of Poland (1733), France had put forward as candidate Stanislaus Leszczynski, War of Louis XV.'s father-in-law.

  • of France was a minor under the guardianship of William's father-in-law, the count of Flanders.

  • Nor did he shrink from deeds of bloodshed and revenge; the assassination of his father-in-law, Niccolo Borghesi (1500), is an indelible blot upon his name.

  • He served in the Northern Campaign under his father-in-law, General Taylor, and was greatly distinguished for gallantry and soldierly conduct at Monterey and particularly at Buena Vista, where he was severely wounded early in the engagement, but continued in command of his regiment until victory crowned the American arms. While still in the field he was appointed (May 1847) by President Polk to be brigadier-general of volunteers; but this appointment Davis declined, on the ground, as he afterwards said, "that volunteers are militia and the Constitution reserves to the state the appointment of all militia officers."

  • I); to this mountain he led the Israelites after their deliverance from Egypt; there his father-in-law met him, and extolling Yahweh as " greater than all the gods," offered (in his capacity as priest of the place?) sacrifices, at which the chief men of the Israelites were his guests; there the religion of Yahweh was revealed through Moses, and the Israelites pledged themselves to serve God according to its prescriptions.

  • On the death of his father-in-law in 1383, John endeavoured to enforce the claims of his wife, Ferdinand's only child, to the crown of Portugal.

  • Charles fought for his father-in-law until after the battle of Leipzig in 1813, when he joined the Allies.

  • 37-93), Roman statesman and general, father-in-law of the historian Tacitus, was born on the 13th of June A.D.

  • He apparently tried to conciliate his father-in-law in the hope of bringing him into the League of Augsburg.

  • On the extinction of this family in 1248, most of their fiefs were given by the two bishops to the father-in-law of the last lord of Andechs, Albert, count of Tirol.

  • More important is the prominent part played by the Kenite (or Midianite) father-in-law of Moses, whose help and counsel are related in Exod.

  • daughter and heiress of Conrad, burgrave of Nuremberg, and about 1192 he succeeded his father-in-law as burgrave, obtaining also some lands in Austria and Franconia.

  • ' Curiously enough, the Rabbinical (Yalkut) identification of Balaam with Laban, Jacob's father-in-law, has been revived.

  • The inscription on the portico states that it was erected by him during his third consulship. His friendship with Augustus seems to have been clouded by the jealousy of his father-in-law Marcellus, which was probably fomented by the intrigues of Livia, the second wife of Augustus, who feared his influence with her husband.

  • In July 1182 he went to his father-in-law's court in Normandy, and afterwards to England, returning to Germany with Frederick's permission in 1185.

  • Balthasar's son, Frederick the Peaceful, became landgrave in 1406 but left the government largely to his father-in-law Gunther, count of Schwarzburg.

  • The continued imprisonment of his father-in-law, Philip of Hesse, whom he had induced to surrender to Charles and whose freedom he had guaranteed, was neither his greatest nor his only cause of complaint.

  • On the death of Augustus II., Stanislaus Leszczyfiski, who had, in the meantime, become the father-in-law of Louis XV., attempted to regain his throne with the aid of a small French army corps and 4,000,000 livres from Versailles.

  • In addition to information derived from older contemporaries (such as his father and father-in-law) Bryennius made use of the works of Michael Psellus, John Scylitza and Michael Attaliota.

  • Although defeated near Frankfort in August 1246 by the anti-king, Henry Raspe, landgrave of Thuringia, he obtained help from the towns and from his father-in-law Otto II., duke of Bavaria, and drove Henry Raspe to Thuringia.

  • Three minor treatises are dedicated to Symmachus (the father-in-law of Boetius).

  • at Hampton Court in 1647, and during the next two years maintained a cipher correspondence with his father-in-law in the royal interest.

  • He now marched eastwards, in order if possible to intercept the reinforcements which Pompey's father-in-law, Scipio, was bringing up; but Pompey tions to Britain.

  • Like his father-in-law, Thrasea Paetus, he was distinguished for his ardent and courageous republicanism.

  • The patriarch's increasing wealth caused him to incur the jealousy of his father-in-law, Laban, and he was forced to flee in secret with his family.

  • 1-3 the Israelites (a generalizing amplification) captured Hormah, on the way to Beersheba, and subsequently the clan Caleb and the Kenites (the clan of Moses' father-in-law) are found in Judah (Judg.

  • 105 Military Plaza; at 128 Soledad is the Veramendi Palace, the residence of Governor Veramendi, father-in-law of Colonel James Bowie, and in this palace Colonel B.

  • Roper afterwards congratulated his father-in-law on the distinguished honour which had been shown him.

  • He was assisted by his father-in-law, to whose court he had repaired; but, failing to shake the old king's power either in Normandy or England, made peace in 1174.

  • In England William and Mary were looked upon as the natural successors to the throne on the death of James II., and William kept up close relations with the malcontents in Church and State, who disliked the arbitrary and papistical policy of his father-in-law.

  • It was, historically, only a personal nickname of Geoffrey, as was " Beauclerc " of his father-in-law (Henry I.) and " Curtmantel " of his son (Henry II.), and was derived from his wearing in his cap a sprig of the broom (genet) plant, "which in early summer makes the open country of Anjou and Maine a blaze of living gold."

  • Having thus settled this momentous dispute Henry spent his later years in restoring order in Germany, and in planning to assist his father-in-law, Henry I.

  • Albert married Elizabeth, daughter of Sigismund, king of Hungary and Bohemia, and on the death of his father-in-law assumed these two crowns.

  • Insurrections by adherents of the Alids gave him the opportunity to display his military skill; and when in 870 his stepfather died, by a stroke of luck the fief was given to his father-in-law, who retained Abmad in the lieutenancy, and indeed extended his authority to Alexandria, which had till that time been outside it.

  • On the death of Ahmads father-in-law in the same year, when Egypt was given in fief to the caliphs brother Mowaffaq (famous for his defeat of the Zanj), Ahmad secured himself in his post by extensive bribery at headquarters; and in the following year the administration of the Syri,an frontier was conferred on him as well.

  • 16 f., while the demand which is to be addressed to Pharaoh is identical 1 The fact that the father-in-law of Moses is called Reuel in v.

  • The history of Exodus in its original form doubtless concluded with the visit of Moses' father-in-law and the appointment of judges (ch.

  • The death of his father had left him an estate of 1900 acres, the income from which (about £400) gave him the position of an independent country gentleman; and while engaged in the law he had added to his farms after the ambitious Virginia fashion, until, when he married in his thirtieth year, there were s000 acres all paid for; and almost as much more l came to him in 1773 on the death of his father-in-law.

  • This is generally known as the Breviarium Alaricianum, or Breviary of Alaric. Alaric was of a peaceful disposition, and endeavoured strictly to maintain the treaty which his father had concluded with the Franks, whose king Clovis, however, desiring to obtain the Gothic province in Gaul, found a pretext for war in the Arianism of Alaric. The intervention of Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths and father-in-law of Alaric, proved unavailing.

  • The Emigrants' leading spirit was Omar; he did not, however, cause homage to be paid to himself, but to Abu Bekr, the friend and father-in-law of the Prophet.

  • In 1867 he entered into partnership with his father-in-law, Daniel P. Rhodes, in the coal and iron business.

  • On the death of Isabel of Vermandois, wife of Count Philip of Flanders, in 1182, Philip claimed Vermandois and seized Chaune and St Quentin, and forced his father-in-law, Baldwin of Hainaut, to support him by threatening to divorce Queen Isabel.

  • pp. 29 and 37) and Syncellus (p. 39 6) have preserved, give the name Astyages to the Median king who reigned in the time of the fall of Nineveh (606 B.C.), and became father-in-law of Nebuchadrezzar.

  • Arrius Aper, praefect of the praetorian guards, his father-in-law, who was suspected of having murdered him, was slain by Diocletian, whom the soldiers had already proclaimed his successor.

  • Proetus, king of Corinth, sent Bellerophon to his father-in-law the king of Lycia, and gave him " baneful tokens " (o jiara Xvy pet, i.e.

  • tokens which were messages of death), " scratching on a folded tablet many spiritdestroying things, and bade him show this to his father-in-law, that he might perish."

  • According to custom he promised his father-in-law, Deloneus, a handsome bridal present, but treacherously murdered him when he claimed the fulfilment of the promise.

  • He married a daughter of Dr Burgess, who was Vere's chaplain, and, on his father-in-law's return to England, succeeded to his place.

  • John's father-in-law Charles IV., still remained neutral, a state of war between Portugal and France existed until 1799.

  • In 1688 he landed in England, expelled his father-in-law, James II., from his throne, and reigned as king of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1702.

  • Lansbury worked in the business of his father-in-law and was one of the first members of the Gas Workers' and General Labourers' Union - now the National Union of General Workers.

  • The marriage took place in 1745, and from that time Warburton resided principally at his father-in-law's estate at Prior Park, in Gloucestershire, which he inherited on Allen's death in 1764.

  • A plot was made to murder him, but he discovered the conspiracy in time, and his own father-in-law, who had been leader of the movement, was put to death.

  • When Louis of Bar died in 1430 Rene came into sole possession of his duchy, and in the next year, on his father-in-law's death, he succeeded to the duchy of Lorraine.

  • (2) The father-in-law of Herod Antipas (Jos.

  • [[Lucius (disambiguation)|Lucius ]] Piso Caesoninus, Roman statesman, was the father-in-law of Julius Caesar.

  • Piso issued a pamphlet by way of rejoinder, and there the matter dropped, Cicero being afraid to bring the father-in-law of Caesar to trial.

  • Edward heaped favours on his new relatives; his father-in-law was made treasurer, and great marriages were found for his wife's sisters and brothers.

  • In the autumn of 1608, however, his father-in-law, Sir George More, became reconciled with them, and agreed to make them a generous allowance.

  • Ptolemy Philometor, who was Alexander's father-in-law, went over to his side, and Alexander was defeated in a pitched battle near Antioch in Syria.

  • But the duke came to an arrangement with his father-in-law, by which he regained Piacenza and his other fiefs The rest of his life was spent quietly at home, where the moderation and wisdom of his rule won for him the affection of his people.

  • But his conduct seemed dictated by absolute infatuation; he might have fought, or he might have fled to his father-in-law in France, if he judged his troops untrustworthy.

  • The duke of Clarence in particular, discontented at the triumph of Lancaster, betrayed his father-in-law, and opened secret negotiations with his exiled brother.

  • Domestic malcontents did not scruple to hint that the king, like his father-in-law before him, had made war on France, not with any hope of renewing the glories of Crecy or Agincourt, still less with any design of helping his allies, but purely to get first grants from his parliament, and then a war indemnity from his enemies.

  • Not the least fertile of his expedients was that regular exploitation of the law as a source of revenue, which had already been seen in the time of his father-in-law.

  • 1369), married Edward III.'s son, John of Gaunt, who obtained his father-in-law's titles and estates.

  • 30 we find Moses entreating Hobab, the son of Reuel his father-in-law, to come along with the Israelites to be "eyes" unto them; and in x.

  • Lancaster, who had just obtained the earldoms of Lincoln and Salisbury on the death of his father-in-law in 1311, drove the king and his favourite from Newcastle to Scarborough, and was present at the execution of Gaveston in June 1312.

  • Charles of Orleans being a captive and his father-in-law, the count of Armagnac, highly unpopular, John the Fearless, hitherto prudently neutral, re-entered Paris, amid scenes of carnage, on the invitation of the citizen Perrinet le Clerc.

  • On the death of his father-in-law, Philip IV.

  • of Saxony, king of Poland, Louis XV.s father-in-law had been proclaimed king by the Polish diet.

  • Having accidentally killed his father-in-law at the Calydonian boar-hunt, Peleus was again obliged to flee, this time to Iolcus, where he was purified by Acastus.

  • All I could think about was that I had a living father-in-law.

  • In a way, she had killed her own future father-in-law.

  • At last she had a father-in-law she could talk to!

  • It's so nice to know that I actually have a father-in-law to talk to.

  • When I heard he was your father, I was so excited that I finally had a father-in-law that I could talk to.

  • She had no right to push him into a relationship simply because she wanted a father-in-law.

  • Well, Mrs. Barnett, here's your chance to talk to your father-in-law – if you can fit a word in edgewise.

  • After she got over the shock, she was delighted at the idea of having a living father-in-law, for some reason.

  • Her mother and father-in-law sat in front of the crushed structure, hunched over while their sobs reaching her ears.

  • A crack split the street, swallowing her father-in-law and her little girl.

  • When the world began to crumble, she returned to find the house in ruins and the body of her dead daughter in the arms of her father-in-law.

  • The only thing she had to offer him was an influential father-in-law.

  • He was the dearly loved husband of Dorothy, much loved father of Clifford, father-in-law of Jane, and the dearest grandfather of Martin and Samantha.

  • complainant's father-in-law 's clothing.

  • Beloved husband of Eileen, dearest dad of Jane, Karen, Andrew and Mark, and a dear father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad.

  • dearly loved husband of Dorothy, much loved father of Clifford, father-in-law of Jane, dearest grandfather of Martin and Samantha.

  • father-in-law's house in Bolton, Lancs.

  • father-in-law's birthday who I believe that he severed upon the Black Swan around 1951.

  • father-in-law's clothing.

  • The letter made no mention of the destruction of the complainant's father-in-law 's clothing.

  • Beloved husband of the late Nellie, dearly loved father of Peter and Michael, much loved father-in-law of Lesley.

  • According to the Bible an unnamed Egyptian Pharaoh became the father-in-law of Solomon.

  • His prospective father-in-law wants to flush it out with dynamite but Steve says that will damage the remaining wildlife.

  • For some reason, his future father-in-law is less than amused.

  • Along with her 11-year-old daughter, she tries to find refuge with her former father-in-law Einer (Redford ).

  • My late father-in-law, like many men of his generation, had seen a thing or two.

  • My own father-in-law suffered with his heart for years, so I can understand what his family are going through.

  • Thanks my new father-in-law Dave for his speech - echo key points.

  • father-in-law with magic wines.

  • Dearest husband of Marcia, dear father of Christopher and Michael, father-in-law of Shirley and Lesley, loving grandpa of Victoria and Marcia.

  • Loving father of Ann, father-in-law of Peter, dearly loved papa to Sarah and Simon.

  • Catherine was forced to live in near penury with a frugal allowance from her father-in-law.

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

  • The utmost the king could do was to garrison Smolensk and other fortresses and employ his wife Helena, the tsar's daughter, to mediate a truce between his father-in-law and himself.

  • 5 The second element of the name Abiathar is connected with Jether or Jethro, the father-in-law of Moses, and even Ichabod (1 Sam.

  • In 1847 he was introduced through his father-in-law, W.

  • A betrothed girl, seduced by her prospective father-in-law, took her dowry and returned to her family, and was free to marry as she chose.

  • Having come to an understanding with his father-in-law Podébrad, he was able to turn his arms against the emperor Frederick, and in April 1462 Frederick restored the holy crown for 60,000 ducats and was allowed to retain certain Hungarian counties with the title of king; in return for which concessions, extorted from Matthias by the necessity of coping with a simultaneous rebellion of the Magyar noble in league with Podebrad's son Victorinus, the emperor recognized Matthias as the actual sovereign of Hungary.

  • His father-in-law Samuel ben Hophni, last Gaon of Sura (d.

  • of Aragon, for his father-in-law Alphonso of Castile, in 1265.

  • One fragmentary source alludes to a journey to the Midianite or Kenite father-in-law of Moses with the Ark (q.v.); another knows of its movements with David and the priest Abiathar (a name closely related to Jether or Jethro; cf.

  • Napoleon began to suspect his father-in-law, and still more the Austrian chancellor, Metternich; but instead of humouring them, he resolved to stand firm.

  • It was here, in the Appleton (or Plunkett) House, known as "Elm Knoll," and built by Thomas Gold, father-in-law of Nathan Appleton, that in 1845 Henry W.

  • The history of the first thirteen years of the reign of Honorius is inseparably connected with the name of Stilicho (q.v.), his guardian and father-in-law.

  • Two officials, an Austrian and a Russian, and Alexander's father-in-law Oxyartes in the Paropanisidae.

  • His position was endangered by the growing power of his father-in-law, Stephen Vukcic, an ardent Bogomil, who had united Tribunia and Hlum into a single principality.

  • On the death of Augustus II., king of Poland (1733), France had put forward as candidate Stanislaus Leszczynski, War of Louis XV.'s father-in-law.

  • of France was a minor under the guardianship of William's father-in-law, the count of Flanders.

  • Nor did he shrink from deeds of bloodshed and revenge; the assassination of his father-in-law, Niccolo Borghesi (1500), is an indelible blot upon his name.

  • He served in the Northern Campaign under his father-in-law, General Taylor, and was greatly distinguished for gallantry and soldierly conduct at Monterey and particularly at Buena Vista, where he was severely wounded early in the engagement, but continued in command of his regiment until victory crowned the American arms. While still in the field he was appointed (May 1847) by President Polk to be brigadier-general of volunteers; but this appointment Davis declined, on the ground, as he afterwards said, "that volunteers are militia and the Constitution reserves to the state the appointment of all militia officers."

  • I); to this mountain he led the Israelites after their deliverance from Egypt; there his father-in-law met him, and extolling Yahweh as " greater than all the gods," offered (in his capacity as priest of the place?) sacrifices, at which the chief men of the Israelites were his guests; there the religion of Yahweh was revealed through Moses, and the Israelites pledged themselves to serve God according to its prescriptions.

  • On the death of his father-in-law in 1383, John endeavoured to enforce the claims of his wife, Ferdinand's only child, to the crown of Portugal.

  • Charles fought for his father-in-law until after the battle of Leipzig in 1813, when he joined the Allies.

  • 37-93), Roman statesman and general, father-in-law of the historian Tacitus, was born on the 13th of June A.D.

  • He apparently tried to conciliate his father-in-law in the hope of bringing him into the League of Augsburg.

  • On the extinction of this family in 1248, most of their fiefs were given by the two bishops to the father-in-law of the last lord of Andechs, Albert, count of Tirol.

  • More important is the prominent part played by the Kenite (or Midianite) father-in-law of Moses, whose help and counsel are related in Exod.

  • daughter and heiress of Conrad, burgrave of Nuremberg, and about 1192 he succeeded his father-in-law as burgrave, obtaining also some lands in Austria and Franconia.

  • ' Curiously enough, the Rabbinical (Yalkut) identification of Balaam with Laban, Jacob's father-in-law, has been revived.

  • The inscription on the portico states that it was erected by him during his third consulship. His friendship with Augustus seems to have been clouded by the jealousy of his father-in-law Marcellus, which was probably fomented by the intrigues of Livia, the second wife of Augustus, who feared his influence with her husband.

  • In July 1182 he went to his father-in-law's court in Normandy, and afterwards to England, returning to Germany with Frederick's permission in 1185.

  • Balthasar's son, Frederick the Peaceful, became landgrave in 1406 but left the government largely to his father-in-law Gunther, count of Schwarzburg.

  • After the first disasters he undertook an ineffectual mission to Italy to implore the aid of his father-in-law; and after the fall of the Empire lived in comparative retirement until in 1879 the death of Napoleon III.'s son, the Prince Imperial (see XIII.

  • The continued imprisonment of his father-in-law, Philip of Hesse, whom he had induced to surrender to Charles and whose freedom he had guaranteed, was neither his greatest nor his only cause of complaint.

  • On the death of Augustus II., Stanislaus Leszczyfiski, who had, in the meantime, become the father-in-law of Louis XV., attempted to regain his throne with the aid of a small French army corps and 4,000,000 livres from Versailles.

  • In addition to information derived from older contemporaries (such as his father and father-in-law) Bryennius made use of the works of Michael Psellus, John Scylitza and Michael Attaliota.

  • Although defeated near Frankfort in August 1246 by the anti-king, Henry Raspe, landgrave of Thuringia, he obtained help from the towns and from his father-in-law Otto II., duke of Bavaria, and drove Henry Raspe to Thuringia.

  • Three minor treatises are dedicated to Symmachus (the father-in-law of Boetius).

  • at Hampton Court in 1647, and during the next two years maintained a cipher correspondence with his father-in-law in the royal interest.

  • He now marched eastwards, in order if possible to intercept the reinforcements which Pompey's father-in-law, Scipio, was bringing up; but Pompey tions to Britain.

  • Like his father-in-law, Thrasea Paetus, he was distinguished for his ardent and courageous republicanism.

  • The patriarch's increasing wealth caused him to incur the jealousy of his father-in-law, Laban, and he was forced to flee in secret with his family.

  • 1-3 the Israelites (a generalizing amplification) captured Hormah, on the way to Beersheba, and subsequently the clan Caleb and the Kenites (the clan of Moses' father-in-law) are found in Judah (Judg.

  • 105 Military Plaza; at 128 Soledad is the Veramendi Palace, the residence of Governor Veramendi, father-in-law of Colonel James Bowie, and in this palace Colonel B.

  • Roper afterwards congratulated his father-in-law on the distinguished honour which had been shown him.

  • He was assisted by his father-in-law, to whose court he had repaired; but, failing to shake the old king's power either in Normandy or England, made peace in 1174.

  • In England William and Mary were looked upon as the natural successors to the throne on the death of James II., and William kept up close relations with the malcontents in Church and State, who disliked the arbitrary and papistical policy of his father-in-law.

  • relates how Tamar, when Shelah was not given to her, obtained a child through her father-in-law Judah (see esp. vers.

  • It was, historically, only a personal nickname of Geoffrey, as was " Beauclerc " of his father-in-law (Henry I.) and " Curtmantel " of his son (Henry II.), and was derived from his wearing in his cap a sprig of the broom (genet) plant, "which in early summer makes the open country of Anjou and Maine a blaze of living gold."

  • Having thus settled this momentous dispute Henry spent his later years in restoring order in Germany, and in planning to assist his father-in-law, Henry I.

  • Albert married Elizabeth, daughter of Sigismund, king of Hungary and Bohemia, and on the death of his father-in-law assumed these two crowns.

  • Insurrections by adherents of the Alids gave him the opportunity to display his military skill; and when in 870 his stepfather died, by a stroke of luck the fief was given to his father-in-law, who retained Abmad in the lieutenancy, and indeed extended his authority to Alexandria, which had till that time been outside it.

  • On the death of Ahmads father-in-law in the same year, when Egypt was given in fief to the caliphs brother Mowaffaq (famous for his defeat of the Zanj), Ahmad secured himself in his post by extensive bribery at headquarters; and in the following year the administration of the Syri,an frontier was conferred on him as well.

  • 16 f., while the demand which is to be addressed to Pharaoh is identical 1 The fact that the father-in-law of Moses is called Reuel in v.

  • 7-II part of J's account of the visit of Moses' father-in-law (cf.

  • The history of Exodus in its original form doubtless concluded with the visit of Moses' father-in-law and the appointment of judges (ch.

  • The death of his father had left him an estate of 1900 acres, the income from which (about £400) gave him the position of an independent country gentleman; and while engaged in the law he had added to his farms after the ambitious Virginia fashion, until, when he married in his thirtieth year, there were s000 acres all paid for; and almost as much more l came to him in 1773 on the death of his father-in-law.

  • This is generally known as the Breviarium Alaricianum, or Breviary of Alaric. Alaric was of a peaceful disposition, and endeavoured strictly to maintain the treaty which his father had concluded with the Franks, whose king Clovis, however, desiring to obtain the Gothic province in Gaul, found a pretext for war in the Arianism of Alaric. The intervention of Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths and father-in-law of Alaric, proved unavailing.

  • The Emigrants' leading spirit was Omar; he did not, however, cause homage to be paid to himself, but to Abu Bekr, the friend and father-in-law of the Prophet.

  • In 1867 he entered into partnership with his father-in-law, Daniel P. Rhodes, in the coal and iron business.

  • On the death of Isabel of Vermandois, wife of Count Philip of Flanders, in 1182, Philip claimed Vermandois and seized Chaune and St Quentin, and forced his father-in-law, Baldwin of Hainaut, to support him by threatening to divorce Queen Isabel.

  • pp. 29 and 37) and Syncellus (p. 39 6) have preserved, give the name Astyages to the Median king who reigned in the time of the fall of Nineveh (606 B.C.), and became father-in-law of Nebuchadrezzar.

  • Arrius Aper, praefect of the praetorian guards, his father-in-law, who was suspected of having murdered him, was slain by Diocletian, whom the soldiers had already proclaimed his successor.

  • Proetus, king of Corinth, sent Bellerophon to his father-in-law the king of Lycia, and gave him " baneful tokens " (o jiara Xvy pet, i.e.

  • tokens which were messages of death), " scratching on a folded tablet many spiritdestroying things, and bade him show this to his father-in-law, that he might perish."

  • According to custom he promised his father-in-law, Deloneus, a handsome bridal present, but treacherously murdered him when he claimed the fulfilment of the promise.

  • He married a daughter of Dr Burgess, who was Vere's chaplain, and, on his father-in-law's return to England, succeeded to his place.

  • John's father-in-law Charles IV., still remained neutral, a state of war between Portugal and France existed until 1799.

  • In 1688 he landed in England, expelled his father-in-law, James II., from his throne, and reigned as king of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1702.

  • Lansbury worked in the business of his father-in-law and was one of the first members of the Gas Workers' and General Labourers' Union - now the National Union of General Workers.

  • The marriage took place in 1745, and from that time Warburton resided principally at his father-in-law's estate at Prior Park, in Gloucestershire, which he inherited on Allen's death in 1764.

  • A plot was made to murder him, but he discovered the conspiracy in time, and his own father-in-law, who had been leader of the movement, was put to death.

  • When Louis of Bar died in 1430 Rene came into sole possession of his duchy, and in the next year, on his father-in-law's death, he succeeded to the duchy of Lorraine.

  • (2) The father-in-law of Herod Antipas (Jos.

  • [[Lucius (disambiguation)|Lucius ]] Piso Caesoninus, Roman statesman, was the father-in-law of Julius Caesar.

  • Piso issued a pamphlet by way of rejoinder, and there the matter dropped, Cicero being afraid to bring the father-in-law of Caesar to trial.

  • Edward heaped favours on his new relatives; his father-in-law was made treasurer, and great marriages were found for his wife's sisters and brothers.

  • In the autumn of 1608, however, his father-in-law, Sir George More, became reconciled with them, and agreed to make them a generous allowance.

  • Ptolemy Philometor, who was Alexander's father-in-law, went over to his side, and Alexander was defeated in a pitched battle near Antioch in Syria.

  • But the duke came to an arrangement with his father-in-law, by which he regained Piacenza and his other fiefs The rest of his life was spent quietly at home, where the moderation and wisdom of his rule won for him the affection of his people.

  • But his conduct seemed dictated by absolute infatuation; he might have fought, or he might have fled to his father-in-law in France, if he judged his troops untrustworthy.

  • The duke of Clarence in particular, discontented at the triumph of Lancaster, betrayed his father-in-law, and opened secret negotiations with his exiled brother.

  • Domestic malcontents did not scruple to hint that the king, like his father-in-law before him, had made war on France, not with any hope of renewing the glories of Crecy or Agincourt, still less with any design of helping his allies, but purely to get first grants from his parliament, and then a war indemnity from his enemies.

  • Not the least fertile of his expedients was that regular exploitation of the law as a source of revenue, which had already been seen in the time of his father-in-law.

  • 1369), married Edward III.'s son, John of Gaunt, who obtained his father-in-law's titles and estates.

  • 30 we find Moses entreating Hobab, the son of Reuel his father-in-law, to come along with the Israelites to be "eyes" unto them; and in x.

  • Lancaster, who had just obtained the earldoms of Lincoln and Salisbury on the death of his father-in-law in 1311, drove the king and his favourite from Newcastle to Scarborough, and was present at the execution of Gaveston in June 1312.

  • Charles of Orleans being a captive and his father-in-law, the count of Armagnac, highly unpopular, John the Fearless, hitherto prudently neutral, re-entered Paris, amid scenes of carnage, on the invitation of the citizen Perrinet le Clerc.

  • On the death of his father-in-law, Philip IV.

  • of Saxony, king of Poland, Louis XV.s father-in-law had been proclaimed king by the Polish diet.

  • Having accidentally killed his father-in-law at the Calydonian boar-hunt, Peleus was again obliged to flee, this time to Iolcus, where he was purified by Acastus.

  • She grew pale on seeing her father-in-law.

  • Pierre tried several times to speak, but, on one hand, Prince Vasili did not let him and, on the other, Pierre himself feared to begin to speak in the tone of decided refusal and disagreement in which he had firmly resolved to answer his father-in-law.

  • Anatole had very soon abandoned his wife and, for a payment which he agreed to send to his father-in-law, had arranged to be free to pass himself off as a bachelor.

  • Berg drove up to his father-in-law's house in his spruce little trap with a pair of sleek roans, exactly like those of a certain prince.

  • My future father-in-law got out of his car, went up to the door of the restaurant and tried the door to no avail.

  • Daddy' was the Best Man, also my future father-in-law.

  • Daddy was the Best Man, also my future father-in-law.

  • My future father-in-law got out of his car, went up to the door of the restaurant and tried the door to no avail.

  • My future father-in-law got out of his car, went up to the door of the restaurant and tried the door to no avail.

  • My future father-in-law got out of his car, went up to the door of the restaurant and tried the door to no avail.

  • Daddy was the Best Man, also my future father-in-law.

  • Often the father daughter dance follows the first dance and is a touching moment for the bride and her father to share, and at some receptions, she will also dance with her new father-in-law.

  • The groom-to-be follows his future father-in-law and gives a toast in honor of the bride and her family.

  • Starring Ben Stiller and father-in-law Robert DeNiro, the two try to come to terms with the combination of their two families.

  • In this film, Stiller is still trying to prove to his father-in-law that he's a capable, hard-working husband.

  • Jessie's husband passed away and she moved in with her cantankerous father-in-law Gus (Wilford Brimley).

  • The gossip centers around the 1983 murder of Dina and Caroline Manzo's father-in-law Albert.

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