Only-child Sentence Examples
She was an only child who had been very welcome.
I was their only child.
It's really a big change for an only child to become a big brother or sister.
Dad was an only child and his Mother died in her twenties.
It destroyed everything, and I was an only child from a small family.Advertisement
Her sudden heart attack had frightened Cynthia, reminding her as an only child she was her mother's sole resource.
A product of being an only child of aging parents, no doubt.
I don't want to raise an only child.
Carmen was a change-of-life baby, the only child of aging parents.
She wouldn't stand under that tree and say good-by to the only child she would ever have.Advertisement
Well, she's his only child and he wants an heir.
Marjorie, an only child by his first wife, Isabella, daughter of Donald, earl of Mar, had predeceased him.
The only child of the marriage, Horace Camille, was born on the 6th of July 1792.
He had married a wealthy Spanish lady named Therasia; this happy union was clouded by the death in infancy of their only child - a bereavement which, combined with the many disasters by which the empire was being visited, did much to foster in them that world-weariness to which they afterwards gave such emphatic expression.
Therefore a mother, passing from the chamber which has just witnessed her paroxysms of grief, will describe calmly to a strangerespecially a foreignerthe death of her only child.Advertisement
The marriage took place in the autumn of 1709, and on February 9, 1710/1, was born at his house at Reigate, in Surrey, his only child and heir, the fourth earl, to whose manuscript accounts we are in great part indebted for the details of his father's life.
On the death of his lawful brother Ferdinand without male issue, in October 1383, strenuous efforts were made to secure the succession for Beatrice, the only child of Ferdinand who as heiress-apparent had been married to John I.
He neither had nor professed any enthusiastic affection for his wife, but he lived on excellent terms with her, and bestowed some pains on the education of the only child (a daughter, Leonore) who survived infancy.
Jerome's only child by this marriage was Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte (1805-1870), who was born in England, but resided chiefly in Baltimore, and is said to have shown a marked resemblance to his uncle, the great emperor.
The only child of this marriage, Thomas, the future earl of Exeter, was born in May 1542, and in February 1543 Cecil's first wife died.Advertisement
In 1450 the general Francesco Sforza, who had married Filippo's only child Bianca Visconti, became duke of Milan by right of conquest if by any right.
Lionel, the next surviving brother of the Black Prince, left an only child Philippa, who married the earl of March, in whose heirs was the right to the succession.
His only child Marie having predeceased him in 1610, the title lapsed.
The only child of the marriage, a little grand-duchess, died on the 12th of May 1808; and their common sorrow drew husband and wife closer together.
On the 10th of March 1878 Lord Rosebery married Hannah, only child of Baron Meyer Amschel de Rothschild, of Mentmore, Bucks.Advertisement
Jane Baillie Welsh, born 1801, was the only child of Dr Welsh of Haddington.
He settled in 1820 in a house attached to the bank in Threadneedle Street, where his only child died a week after its birth.
Just then a messenger arrived with the news that his wife Yasodhara had given birth to a son, his only child.
He survived for a few months, but died, worn out by his incessant campaigning, on the 3fst of August 1422, leaving the crown of England and the heirship of France to his only child Henry of Windsor, an infant less than two years old.
He did not marry till he was fifty-three years of age, and his only child became the wife of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, the distinguished minister of Augustus.
Their only child Jacques, born on the 28th of July 1542, lived only a few days.
His widow, Beatrice, in 1055 married Godfrey, duke of Lorraine, and governed the country till her death in 1076, when she was succeeded by Matilda (q.v.), her only child by her first husband.
Sultan Mahommed's only child was a daughter.
He was succeeded by Sultan Berkat, an Arab sherif of high rank, from the country of Taif in Arabia, who had married Sultan Akhmed's only child.
He appeared before them holding in his arms his only child and heiress, the little princess Christina, then in her fourth year, and tenderly committed her to the care of his loyal and devoted people.
She was an only child and had been highly conscientious and hard working, with little time for play.
George Louis married his cousin Sophia Dorothea, the only child of George William of LUneburg-Celle; and on his uncle's death in 1705 he united this duchy, together with Saxe-Lauenburg, with his paternal inheritance of Calenberg or Hanover.
If he had been the only child in the family, things might have been different.
In many cases, the decision is simply about providing an only child with a sibling.
She is the only child of Mandy Teefy, a former actress, and Ricardo Gomez.
As the only child of legendary African American model, Beverly Johnson, the first Black model to make the cover of American Vogue in 1974, Anansa struggled to lose 40 pounds before moving to New York to launch a modeling career.
An only child or the oldest child in a family excels in language development because conversations are mainly with adults.
If there is a gap of five or more years between children, each child may be treated as an only child or as a firstborn.
They want to know the right kind of play for an only child or sick child who may not be able to play with other children in their age group.
Don't pressure your only child to act more mature than he/she really is.
During her first year back, Davidson played Ashley finally giving birth to her first and only child.
The product of her marriage to Travis Montgomery, Bianca is the only child Erica raised from infancy.
Weird Al Yankovic, born Alfred Matthew Yankovic, started off as an only child living in Lynwood, California.
Then Ronnie got up and said how he and mom loved each other and how she still loved her daughter Annie and it sounded like my sister was her only child.
As an only child growing up with aging parents and no relatives, life had often been lonely.