Parents Sentence Examples
We love our parents, siblings and friends.
I had complete faith that what my parents did was right, whatever it was.
Even your parents had to come up to see you.
Parents whose children are in the military generally aren't the ones hawkishly pushing for war.
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My parents at once determined to take me to Baltimore to see if anything could be done for my eyes.
My parents were delighted to hear me speak, and I was overjoyed to give them such a happy surprise.
It's not like you and I who remember our parents; he literally just met his mother for the first time!
Your parents will realize that.
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Benjamin's parents showed him the picture.
I made the mistake of telling her that parents of two of the girls wanted me here to protect them from thieves and murderers.
Maybe she wasn't happy with the way her parents lived.
His parents and friends begged him not to go.
I know my parents loved me, but there are other ways to teach children without hurting them, Martha.Advertisement
We didn't let on to this guy, Jude Bryce, about the tip but he was a close neighbor and the parents suspected he might be involved so he was in our radar.
You're trying to live like your parents, Carmen.
We learned later, at first the police were suspicious of the parents as they couldn't believe someone could enter a small house with sleeping adults and two boys in an adjoining room, and not be heard.
Your parents saved money.
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It was something her parents never understood... which was probably why they moved to Fayetteville.
If there had been discord between her parents, she had never seen any indication.
Natasha and Nicholas often noticed their parents conferring together anxiously and privately and heard suggestions of selling the fine ancestral Rostov house and estate near Moscow.
Probably not, but she was born and raised here - and her parents are buried here.
His parents are too poor to pay to have the little fellow sent to school; so, instead of giving me a dog, the gentlemen are going to help make Tommy's life as bright and joyous as mine.Advertisement
Why don't you call your parents?
But did they love her enough to really punish her like parents did—real parents, with kids of their own?
Naturally neither Natasha nor her parents wished to hear of this, but Prince Andrew was firm.
In 1810 he received letters from his parents, in which they told him of Natasha's engagement to Bolkonski, and that the wedding would be in a year's time because the old prince made difficulties.
They never finalized our position as foster parents.
Anyone who has a child knows the love and concern parents feel for their offspring.
Then he went on to say that he knew her parents would not give her to him--for this there were secret reasons he could reveal only to her--but that if she loved him she need only say the word yes, and no human power could hinder their bliss.
And your old parents, are they still living? he asked.
She would never have considered back-talking her parents.
It was amazing how children honed in on parents emotions and sympathized.
I don't remember much about the parents except they didn't like me.
My parents are at a restaurant.
The car would be replaced by the insurance that was meant to replace her parents' car.
And why was she so eager to meet his parents?
How could you not know, when he invited you to go see his parents?
Still, by refusing to go up there with Brandon, she was standing between him and his parents.
Are you angry with me because I didn't want to go up to see your parents?
Would it be such an imposition to take just one day off to go see my parents?
Life was empty without him and no one seemed to be anxious to replace him - especially her parents.
You too, probably," then he added, "even if you don't have real parents."
David and Cynthia Dean had experienced little success in trying to secure a more formal arrangement for long term custody of Martha, managing only undocumented assignment as temporary foster parents.
At least Randy and Jen had years of history together, most of their education behind them, and what would ultimately prove to be supportive parents.
So you're not even official foster parents?
Fred had told him the young girl lived between divorced parents, always at odds with one or the other.
Alex and Carmen were the only parents Destiny had ever known.
Alex had lost his parents and had to quit college to raise his little sister.
Carmen had lost her parents before she met Alex.
Carmen had worked with Josh's parents to reserve both the money and the farm for Destiny.
Why not one of his sisters or brothers – or his parents?
Did you ever come to know of your parents being different in any way?
He hadn't been on his own planet since his parents were killed, and he wasn't sure how the planet would choose someone for him when he wasn't there.
Meeting his parents, them accepting me, fitting in with the new place, you know.
Tomorrow she would meet Romas's alien-brothers and parents.
But to know even his most trusted advisor had lost faith in him enough to consort with the man who slaughtered his parents … "We'll talk later," he said, disturbed.
He has since his parents were killed.
Frowning, she went to the kitchen, worried Evelyn's cat found its way home from its adoptive parents up the street.
This was the type of attitude A'Ran had been forced to deal with since his parents were murdered.
It could have been anything, but I'd guess she had a serious rift at home, probably with her parents.
But given the pair of parents the boy was forced to live with, it's a wonder he's as well adjusted as he is.
Connor had decided not to tell his parents about their marriage.
Connor had decided to tell his parents they were going away for the holiday and Elisabeth didn't want to deal with any family issues on her first Christmas with Jackson.
After all, didn't you say your parents left a will dedicating money for that purpose?
His folks were there when I was born and they're like second parents to me, but I'm not going to marry Josh because I'm lonely and poor.
Parents would be nice.
He has two parents and three sisters.
Maybe your parents just got lucky.
As if that were not trial enough, her parents had been ultra religious and conservative.
His parents were poor, and he received a meagre education, but made up for it by careful self-culture.
When Otanes was twelve years old, his parents wished to send him to a distant city to study in a famous school that was there.
Parents were unable to leave their home to bury their child if the child died in the hospital.
Parents kept their children at home, especially in the summer, and certainly away from public swimming areas.
Your parents and friends must take great satisfaction in your progress.
You must remember, dear teacher, that Greek parents were very particular with their children, and they used to let them listen to wise words, and I think they understood some of them.
Then my parents knew I would live, and they were very happy.
If you are going to fight a duel, and you make a will and write affectionate letters to your parents, and if you think you may be killed, you are a fool and are lost for certain.
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.
But he went with the firm intention of letting her and her parents feel that the childish relations between himself and Natasha could not be binding either on her or on him.
Before the beginning of the campaign, Rostov had received a letter from his parents in which they told him briefly of Natasha's illness and the breaking off of her engagement to Prince Andrew (which they explained by Natasha's having rejected him) and again asked Nicholas to retire from the army and return home.
He seemed grieved that Pierre had no parents, especially that he had no mother.
Princess Mary asked the countess to let Natasha go with her to Moscow, and both parents gladly accepted this offer, for they saw their daughter losing strength every day and thought that a change of scene and the advice of Moscow doctors would be good for her.
Write to her parents, and leave it to me.
Thinking back, her parents had done both in front of her.
According to Lisa, they were the closest thing to a family that she had other than her parents and siblings.
While she would never have described her parents as over-protective, their devotion to their children was never in doubt.
No. I was thinking about driving up to my parents place today.
So, what do your parents think of this arrangement.
The truth is, I like your companionship - and I'd like my parents to meet one of my best friends.
My parents used to listen to those old songs.
Like her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Marsh had the kind of marriage she would like to have some day – happy.
When you went up to visit his parents, how much time did you spend with them, and how much time did you spend on the ranch?
Kids think their parents should work two jobs to pay for their college education.
We were directed by a friendly voice on our GPS, a previously unused present from my retired parents.
Schedules were exchanged until a free weekend opened up, after our obligatory trip to Iowa and Betsy's parents.
Your parents will miss us.
Then she added, We've always treated you exactly the same as if we were your natural parents.
I lied to my parents when they asked me, but a neighbor had seen me there.
Both of my parents were really upset.
I deserved what I got, at least in my parents' eyes.
Then he added, "And we want our parents to feel the same way too."
Dean asked, "Do Jen's parents know?"
Poor Jen must be a wreck and she has telling her parents to look forward to.
That evening Carmen studied the picture of Alex and Katie's parents.
As she dusted his parents' picture, she thought about him.
Thanks to him, my parents fought and I had an unattractive name.
My parents died in a house fire when I was eighteen.
So one of her parents was like us?
She couldn't imagine an upbringing with no parents, a clan of brothers who hated him, and no ability to change his nature.
Wanting to give his friend, Rhyn, a moment of peace with his dead-dead parents, he waited until Rhyn was gone before withdrawing from the shadows.
He never expected his long dead parents to respond but waited anyway.
His gaze lifted, and he recalled vividly the last time he.d seen his parents in this very spot, when they were cut down by bloodthirsty demons during the only period in Immortal history when demons attacked humans.
Our parents thought two was enough.
Your parents must not have liked you much.
If you keep on waiting, you're going to be having children in your fifties, like your parents.
A product of being an only child of aging parents, no doubt.
I never knew why foster parents didn't like me.
It was the only thing I had of my parents, or what I assumed had been my parents.
Was it from my parents?
She was about as close to her parents as any child I've ever seen.
Being ultra conservative and religious didn't make her parents wrong.
In two weeks Alex would be making the decisions and everything that once belonged to her parents would belong to him as well.
Her parents had always cautioned her against making pets of the farm animals.
Maybe Mary was right – and yet, that would mean her parents had been wrong.
Besides, a baby deserves the right to be welcomed by both parents.
Carmen had tried to talk to Alex about his parents on several occasions but he simply gave brief answers and then changed the subject.
That indicated his parents had a lot of faith in him.
Your parents were buried here?
I never thought of doing anything like that for my parents.
He had taken her favorite picture of her parents to an artist and had a painting made that matched the one of his parents.
She was hung up on the biological issue – insisting that if they were patient, God would work miracles and they would have a child, as her parents had.
Carmen was a change-of-life baby, the only child of aging parents.
Maybe it had something to do with the fact that his parents had died in a plane crash.
What had it been like for their parents?
What had it been like for Alex raising Katie after their parents died?
As an only child growing up with aging parents and no relatives, life had often been lonely.
Think of the things she would miss and the instability of having no parents.
The school was sponsoring a play with reversed roles – students playing the part of parents and vice versa.
Carmen had been raised poor by aging and conservative parents who were old time religious.
She had been protected from outside influence – partly by having no television and partly by the fact that neither of her parents worked away from the home.
Carmen was certain that her parents would have loved him, but he wasn't so sure.
What happened to their parents?
If educated at home, the child (after two years of the compulsory period has expired) must undergo a yearly examination, and if it is unsatisfactory the parents will be compelled to send him to a public or private school.
In 1806 his parents removed to Ashtabula county, Ohio, then sparsely settled and almost a wilderness.
The statements as to his parentage and early life are conflicting; but it seems probable that his parents, though poor, were respectable.
The son of humble parents, his father being a truck driver, he was educated in the St.
His parents were of noble birth, and were probably named Einhart and Engilfrit; and their son was educated in the monastery of Fulda, where he was certainly residing in 788 and in 7 9 1.
He was remarkable for ugliness, and was an object of aversion to his parents.
As a result of these assemblies it was decided that those who had become members in childhood simply by virtue of their parents' status could not subsequently join in the celebration of the Lord's Supper nor record votes on ecclesiastical issues, unless they should approve themselves fit; they might, however, in their turn bring their children to baptism and hand on to them the degree of membership which they themselves had received from their own parents.
In 1851 a compromise measure was substituted, increasing the state appropriation to $800,000 and exempting indigent parents from the " rate bill," which was finally abolished in 1867.
All primary and some secondary public schools are controlled by provincial education boards elected by school committees of the parents of pupils.
His parents, having embraced the principles of the Reformation, emigrated to the Palatinate in 1578, in order to enjoy freedom to profess their new faith, and they sent their son to be educated at Strassburg under Johann Sturm (1507-1589).
During the interval between the citation and the appearance of the accused, the professorial members of the synod was instructed to prepare themselves to be able to confute the Arminian errors, and the synod occupied itself with deliberations as to a new translation of the Bible, for which a commission was named, made arrangements for teaching the Heidelberg catechism, and granted permission to the missionaries of the East Indies to baptize such children of heathen parents as were admitted into their families.
He was sent by his parents to frequent the Roman schools, but shocked by the prevailing licentiousness he fled away.
On the decease of his parents in 1838 he was received into the Casa Barolo, where he remained till his death, assisting the marchesa in her charities, and writing chiefly upon religious themes.
Further, ministers of the various denominations might give, on the special request of the parents, instruction to the children of their own congregations for one hour on one day in each week.
Every school was under the supervision of a committee elected by the parents of the children.
Dogmatic teaching was prohibited during school hours, except in rural schools when parents required such teaching to be given.
His parents were of Scottish-Irish descent, but the ancestors of both had been in New England for several generations.
His parents were Quakers, and he himself for many years was in communion with the (Darbyite) Plymouth Brethren, but afterwards became a Presbyterian.
The fact that out of a population of 285,315 in 1900, 88,991 were foreign-born, and 235,889 were of foreign parentage, that 53,854 were born in Germany, that 124,211 had both parents born in Germany, and that 26,834 additional had one or the other parent born in Germany, stamps the character of Milwaukee's population.
Since it regards the training and instruction of childhood as inseparable, and holds that the former is essentially the work of the Church, it contests the right of the state to compel parents to send their children to the state schools and only to the state schools.
While the title "Fathers" was given from at least the beginning of the 4th century to church writers of former days, as being the parents of Christian belief and thought for later times, the expression "Apostolic Fathers" dates only from the latter part of the 1 7th century.
He lost both his parents in infancy, was brought up by a grandmother, and was educated at private schools and by a private tutor.
Of the total population in 1900, 48,349 had either one or both parents foreign-born, German being the principal racial element.
The petition of the archbishop of Posen that the children should be allowed to receive religious instruction in Polish having been rejected by the Prussian minister of education, he issued on the 17th of October a pastoral allowing parents to confine religious instruction became the seat of a Christian bishopric about the middle of the 10th century.
Wincenty Pot (1807-1872) was born at Lublin, and though of foreign extraction by both parents proved an ardent patriot.
An important writer of history is Karl Szajnocha (1818-1868), born in Galicia of Czech parents.
Of the total population in 1900, 43,872 were of foreign parentage (both parents foreign-born), and of these 18,410 were of Irish parentage.
Pop. (1880) 18,472; (1890) 27,412; (1900) 37,175, of whom 8530 were foreign-born (including 2403 French Canadians, 1651 English Canadians and 2144 Irish), and 15,077 were of foreign parentage (both parents foreign-born); (1910 census) 44,115.
School books are purchased out of the proceeds of the school tax, but parents may purchase if they prefer.
Leaving his wife in the care of her parents, he returned to England to settle his affairs.
The parents leave the eggs to hatch where they are deposited, in sand or in mould.
It may be noted that Sir Oliver Lodge has adopted the catechetical form in his book, The Substance of Faith Allied with Science (1907), which is described as " a catechism for parents and teachers."
Mexican citizenship includes all persons born of Mexican parents, all naturalized aliens, and all foreigners owning real estate in the republic or having children by Mexican mothers unless formal declaration is made of an intention to retain the citizenship of another country.
Below the freemen were the slaves, who were war-captives, persons enslaved for punishment, or children sold by their parents.
These idiosyncrasies met with no sympathy from either of his parents, whose ambitious plans for his future career they threatened to disappoint.
His parents gave up their purpose for a time.
An only son, late born, seeing no companions of his own age, hearing nothing but the voices of his parents and the hymns and prayers in the little Calvinist chapel, Arany grew up a grave and gentle, but by no means an ignorant child.
Both his parents died while he was still a child, and he was left to the guardianship of his elder brother, Rene du Bellay, who neglected his education, leaving him to run wild at La Turmeliere.
The misfortune and misconduct of his parents were not the only troubles of Kepler's childhood.
Was not the duty of following the Messiah to supersede even that of burying one's parents, the most sacred of all ancient obligations?
Separating from the total population of the country in 1900 the non-Caucasians (9,185,379), all white persons having both parents foreign (20,803,800), and one-half (2,541,365) of the number of persons having only one parent foreign, the remaining 43,555,250 native inhabitants comprised the descendants of the Americans of 1790, plus those of the few inhabitants of annexed territories, plus those in the third and higher generations of the foreigners who entered the country after 1790 (or for practical purposes, after 1800).
Moreover, in the third and fourth centuries the infants of Christian parents were frequently left unbaptized for years, e.g.
The dragon-flies and May-flies are also active throughout their lives and possess external wingrudiments, though the young insects differ rather strikingly from their parents.
They resemble the May-flies in their " hemimetabolous " lifehistory; the young insects are markedly unlike their parents, inhabiting fresh water and breathing dissolved air, either through tracheal gills at the tip of the abdomen, or by a branching system of air-tubes on the walls of the rectum into which water is periodically admitted.
Georgia's system of public instruction was not instituted until 1870, but as early as 1817 the legislature provided a fund for the education in the private schools of the state of children of indigent parents.
His parents were Quakers in poor circumstances, and gave him very little education.
His parents were poor, and his father died when Andrew was four years old.
The veliger, as soon as its shell has attained some extent and begins to assume definite shape, is no longer of a form common to Mollusca generally, but acquires characters peculiar to the partiY cular class to which its parents belong.
When she was a small child her parents moved to Massachusetts, and soon afterwards to Michigan, where her father cleared a farm, 40 m.
He removed with his parents to Stoughton in 1723, attended the country school there, and at an early age learned the cobbler's trade in his father's shop. Removing to New Milford, Connecticut, in 1743, he worked as county surveyor, engaged in mercantile pursuits, studied law, and in 1754 was admitted to the bar.
Of the native-born whites, 155,716 had either one or both parents foreign-born; and of the total population 93,256 were of unmixed German parentage.
He was regarded by his parents, and seems to have regarded himself, as a genius.
The marriage, we are told, was arranged by the parents of the pair, and was a somewhat hurried act.
John Ruskin returned to his parents, with whom he resided till their death; and neither his marriage nor the annulling of it seems to have affected seriously his literary career.
In 1907-1908 a home for non-leprous boys of leprous parents was established at Honolulu.
Of good descent, his parents were known for generous piety.
Orphans of respectable parents have a home at Birmingham, and the reformatory school has done splendid service for lads who have committed a first offence.
The controversy with Prussia about the education of children of whose parents but one was Roman Catholic led to the imprisonment of Droste-Vischering, archbishop of Cologne, and later of Dunin, archbishop of Gnesen-Posen; but the accession of the royal romanticist Frederick William IV.
His parents had migrated from Yorkshire to London, where his father worked as a blacksmith.
The parents of Faraday belonged to the very small and isolated Christian sect which is commonly called after Robert Sandeman.
The gynaecratic habits of the race are manifested in the names of all these kings, which were formed by a combination of those of their parents, the mother's generally preceding that of the father.
At the age of fourteen he went with his parents to Copenhagen, where he studied theology and natural science.
Schaw's Hospital Trust, at one time intended for the education and maintenance of the children of poor parents, has been modified, and the bequest is used to provide free education and bursaries, while the building has been leased by the trustees of Miss Mary Murray, who bequeathed £20,000 (afterwards increased to 30,000) for the training of poor children as domestic servants.
For it is to be expected a priori that, since albinoes were derived from pigmented progenitors and may at any time appear, side by side with pigmented brothers, in a litter from pigmented parents, they would be carrying the pattern determinants of some one or other of their pigmented ancestors.
C. C. Hurst, more recently, has shown that albino rabbits, whether pure bred for eight generations at least, or extracted from pigmented parents, may carry the determinants for black or for black and grey.
The experiments of the latter author show that, if a gametically pure black rat be crossed with an albino derived from a piebald black and white ancestry, all the offspring in successive litters will be black; but if the same black parent be crossed with albinoes extracted from parents of which one or both are grey, then both grey and black members will appear in the successive litters.
Or, to express it otherwise, an albino extracted from yellow parents, bred with an albino extracted from black parents, will give an albino offspring whose gametes in equal numbers are bearers of the black and yellow determinants.
In his youth he occupied the painful position of an heir apparent who was carefully excluded from all share in government by the jealousy of his parents, and the prevalence of a royal favourite.
In fact, it's likelier that kids of that day were forbidden by proper parents from hanging out at the Globe Theater.
The regiment was also a home, and as unalterably dear and precious as his parents' house.
If it were something specific, it would be one thing, but Jonathan was a good boy and he didn't want to stifle him the way Carmen's parents did her.
High above them were the graves of her parents.
It was different standing beside what was left of her parents and looking down.
They had badgered the parents of their thirteen year old member into getting him a cell phone and then had started on Carmen.
That's what her parents would have said if she had sassed them that way and it slipped out of her mouth before she had time to think about it.
At first I thought Alfonso would have an opportunity to prepare for this – I mean, it wouldn't be like waking him up to tell him his parents had died in a plane crash.
He had never discussed the death of his parents before.
You thought a lot of your parents, didn't you?
Didn't everyone think their parents were wonderful people?
How did he feel about his parents?
He glanced up at their picture over the mantle, and then at the painting he had given her of her parents.
My parents were extraordinary people.
Do you think they were perfect parents?
No, but they were good parents.
What did her parents do that he didn't want her to do?
I just hate to see you restrict yourself because that's the way your parents lived.
He had honored her parents – more than he had honored his natural father.
Not once had he ever said anything bad about her parents.
Tonight her parents were throwing her a twenty-fifth birthday party.
You're parents have spoiled you rotten with fine clothes and a cushion job.
Even if she had decided to work somewhere else after graduating, getting her parents to let her sink or swim would have been impossible.
Besides, her parents would be hurt as well.
I was sorry to see them go, but with the baby coming on and Joe's parents offering him a good job out there in California, they didn't have much choice.
Clara would know, and Megan needed to call her parents anyway.
Their parents died a few years ago, she explained.
She was barely ten years older than Brandon, which her parents pointed out every time she had a bad day managing the two teens.
Her parents never appreciated what that meant, but she did.
If Jonny wouldn't find out, she'd send the kids to her parents.
She felt the need to say something though, knowing how much pain her cousins went through when they lost their parents.
She cleared her throat, then said, My, uh, kids lost their parents in a car accident a few years ago.
Staring at her phone, she typed a quick note to her parents, asking if they were okay with her bringing the kids up.
She could run back to her parents with the kids, too.
She hadn't seen a smile on Ashley's face like that since before the death of the cousins' parents.
Her early years were clouded by the execution of the duc de Montmorency, her mother's only brother, for intriguing against Richelieu in 1631, and that of her mother's cousin the comte de Montmorency-Boutteville for duelling in 1635; but her parents made their peace with Richelieu, and being introduced into society in 1635 she soon became one of the stars of the Hotel Rambouillet, at that time the centre of all that was learned, witty and gay in France.
In 1819 he removed with his parents to Chillicothe, Ohio, where he attended the local academy for two years, studied law in the office of his uncle, William Allen,' and in 1835 was admitted to the bar, becoming his uncle's law partner.
But if the parents wish him to be taught in a private school they must give notice to the mayor of the commune of their intention and the school chosen.
Religious instruction is not imparted by the state-paid teachers in any state, though in certain states persons duly authorized by the religious organizations are allowed to give religious instruction to children of their own denomination where the parents' consent has been obtained.
When born, the Australian baby is of 'a much` lighter colour than its parents and remains so for about a week.
A change of climate, however, is imperatively necessary every five or six years, and the children of European parents should not be kept in the peninsula after they have attained the age of four or five years.
Mothers had the same rights in the absence .of the father; even elder brothers when both parents were dead.
The child was then adopted to care for the parents' old age.
Adoption had to be with consent of the real parents, who usually executed a deed making over the child, who thus ceased to have any claim upon them.
Foundlings and illegitimate children had no parents to object.
If the adopted child discovered his true parents and wanted to return to them, his eye or tongue was torn out.
He lost both parents while still a child.
John had been in the habit of taking the children of powerful subjects as pledges for the good behaviour of their parents.
Marcus himself says, "To the gods I am indebted for having good grandfathers, good parents, a good sister, good teachers, good associates, good kinsmen and friends, nearly everything good."
Finally a clause said that "no person born out of the kingdoms of England, Scotland or Ireland, or the dominions thereunto belonging (although he be naturalized or made a denizen) except such as are born of English parents, shall be capable to be of the Privy Council, or a member of either House of Parliament, or enjoy any office or place of trust, either civil or military, or to have any grant of lands, tenements or hereditaments from the Crown to himself, or to any other or others in trust for him."
Should the young die or be removed during this period, the parents are liable to die, suffering severely from the turgid congestion of the hypertrophied walls of the crop.
Destined by his parents for the Roman Catholic priesthood, he studied theology at Munich, but felt an ever-growing attraction to philosophy.
Of his earlier life it was said that he was born in Egypt of Levite parents, and when the Pharaoh commanded that every new-born male child of the Hebrews should be killed, he was put into a chest and cast upon the Nile.
He was born at Cordova in 1135, fled with his parents from persecution in 1148, settled at Fez in i 160, passing P g there for a Moslem, fled again to Jerusalem in 1165, and finally went to Cairo where he died in 1204.
His parents refused, but Alcestis consented.
They were also charged with the maintenance of order in the mir and the family, punishing infractions of the religious law, husbands who beat their wives, and parents who ill-treated their children.
Mostly sons of poor parents, they live in extreme poverty, supporting themselves chiefly by translating and by tutorial work.
His parents removed to Norwich where he attended an elementary school and evening classes.
Augusta (1719-1772), daughter of Frederick II., duke of SaxeGotha, a union which was welcomed by his parents, but which led to further trouble between father and son.
It seems probable that his parents were among the early converts of Wesley; at any rate, Francis became converted to Methodism in his thirteenth year, and at sixteen became a local preacher.
Society is conceived as regulated by, mutual obligations, of which the duties of parents and children are the most important.
It is only with his incarceration in the Temple on the 13th of August 1792, that his history, apart from that of his parents, becomes of interest.
The boy's talents justified the ambitious hopes which his parents entertained of his future.
For new varieties the flowers should be fertilized with a view to combine, in the seedlings which result from the union, the desirable qualities of the parents.
Origen was born, perhaps at Alexandria, of Christian parents in the year 185 or 186.
For his parents and family see Bonaparte.
But he reluctantly, and most unwisely, allowed himself to be entangled in the scandalous family quarrel between Frederick, prince of Wales, and his parents.
Such a young insect is a larva - a term used by zoologists for young animals generally that are decidedly unlike their parents.
Many larval Hexapods might be defined in similar general terms, unlike as they are to their parents in most points of detail.
The term nymph is applied by many writers on the Hexapoda to all young forms of insects that are not sufficiently unlike their parents to be called larvae.
Young resembling parents.
Young resembling parents, but aquatic in habit, breathing dissolved air by thoracic tracheal gills.
Young resembling parents, but penultimate instar passive and enclosed in a filmy pellicle.
Young animals always unlike parents, the wing-rudiments developing beneath the larval cuticle and only appearing in a penultimate pupal instar, which takes no food and is usually passive.
He was carefully educated by excellent tutors under the watchful eyes of his parents.
His parents meant him for the military profession, but his bent being for study he was allowed to enter the university of Paris.
Then, it is true, two lateral points of ossification appear at the margin, but subsequently the remaining three are developed, and when once formed they grow with much greater rapidity than in the fowl, so that by the time the young duck is quite independent of its parents, and can shift for itself, the whole sternum is completely bony.
He also admitted among his characteristics a physiological consideration (apparently derived from Oken 1) dividing the class A y es into two sections Altrices and Praecoces, according as the young were fed by their parents or, from the first, fed themselves.
Herein he divided the class A y es into two subclasses, to which he applied the names of Insessores and Grallatores (hitherto used by their inventors Vigors and Illiger in a different sense), in the latter work relying chiefly for this division on characters which had not before been used by any systematist, namely that in the former group monogamy generally prevailed and the helpless nestlings were fed by their parents, while the latter group were mostly polygamous, and the chicks at birth were active and capable of feeding themselves.
Henceforward it was to be the serious study of the workings of nature in producing the beings we see around us from beings more or less unlike them, that had existed in bygone ages and had been the parents of a varied and varying offspring - our fellow-creatures of to-day.
Three cemeteries remain intact - King's chapel burying ground, with the graves of John Winthrop and John Cotton; the Old Granary burial ground in the heart of the city, where Samuel Sewall, the parents of Franklin, John Hancock, James Otis and Samuel Adams are buried; and Copp's Hill burial ground, containing the tombs of the Mathers.
Legitimacy of natural children can be established by subsequent marriage of the parents, and the age of consent is sixteen years.
Returning at the age of twenty-two he was compelled, through the misfortunes of his parents, to become a notary in the service of a wealthy kinsman, Osbert Huit Deniers, who was of some importance in London politics.
To the Ancient Order of Hibernians none might be admitted but persons of Irish birth or descent, who were Roman Catholics, and whose parents were Roman Catholics; but notwithstanding this requirement, the organization - being a secret society - was under the ban of the Catholic Church.
After the death of his parents he distributed his possessions among the poor, took ship, and landed at Marseilles.
He derived his surname from the fact that his ancestors were burgraves or chatelains of the town; his parents, who belonged to illustrious Flemish families, were probably the Jean Chastellain and his wife Marie de Masmines mentioned in the town records in 1425 and 1432.
This development, which is accompanied by changes in the structure of the skull, depends on breeding the animals in warm damp hutches, without which the best developed parents fail to produce the desired offspring.
Lurchers are cross-bred dogs, greyhounds and sheepdogs, or deerhounds and collies, being the parents.
In redhibitory actions (for the annulment of sales), if a slave were returned to the seller, so must also be his parents, brothers and personae contubernio conjunctae.
When the news of this reached Paris, it created a strong feeling against the planters; and on the motion of the Abbe Gregoire it was resolved by the assembly on the 15th of May 1791 " that the people of colour resident in the French colonies, born of free parents, were entitled to, as of right, and should be allowed, the enjoyment of all the privileges of French citizens, and among others those of being eligible to seats both in the parochial and colonial assemblies."
And, though it exhibits the Deity in less splendour than its Sephiric parents exhibit the En Soph, because it is farther removed from the primordial source of light than the Sephiroth, still, as it is God manifested, all the multifarious forms in the world point out the unity which they represent.
These receive a grant from the government, which nevertheless encourages all parents to send their children to its own schools.
Torgud, also the son of Christian parents, was a native of the sanjak of Mentesha in Asia Minor, and began his career as a soldier in the Ottoman sea service.
But her parents are said to have objected to her marrying a Roman Catholic, which, in France, considerably limited her choice.
In the autumn of 1880 he returned to Scotland, with his wife and stepson, who were received at once into the Edinburgh household of his parents.
On his return he found both his parents dead, and was appointed the guardian of his eleven young brothers and sisters, in which capacity, profiting by the spoliation of the church, he accumulated immense riches.
A grand social reform was effected in the law passed in September 1871, which enacted that from that date every child born of slave parents should be free, and also declared all the slaves belonging to the state or to the imperial household free from that time.
Both Holberg's parents died in his childhood, his father first, leaving a considerable property; and in his eleventh year he lost his mother also.
We do not yet know whether such absolute blending is possible or not, or whether all apparent blending is only a more or less minutely subdivided " mosaic " of non-combinable characters of the parents, in fact whether the combinations due to heredity in reproduction are ever analogous to chemical compounds or are always comparable to particulate mixtures.
Lamarck had put forward the hypothesis that structural alterations acquired by (that is to say, superimposed upon) a parent in the course of its life are transmitted to the offspring, and that, as these structural alterations are acquired by an animal or plant in consequence of the direct action of the environment, the offspring inheriting them would as a consequence not unfrequently start with a greater fitness for those conditions than its parents started with.
Since on the average only two of the young survive in the struggle for existence to take the place of their two parents, there is a selection out of the ten million young, none of which are exactly alike, and the selection is determined in nature by the survival of the congenital variety which is fittest to the conditions of life.
Stories of tailless kittens, puppies and calves, born from parents one of whom had been thus injured, are abundant, but they have hitherto entirely failed to stand before examination.
It is definitely ascertained that many animals are thus born with distorted or defective eyes whose parents have not had their eyes submitted to any peculiar conditions.
Its first beginnings are seen in the imitative tendencies of animals by which the young of one generation acquire some of the habits of their parents, and by which gregarious and social animals acquire a community of procedure ensuring the advantage of the group. " Taboo," the systematic imposition by the community of restrictions upon the conduct of the individual, is one of its earliest manifestations in primitive man and can be observed even in animal communities.
His parents, Joao Mendes da Silva and Louren9a Coutinho, were descended from Portuguese Jews who had emigrated to Brazil to escape the Inquisition, but in 1702 that tribunal began to persecute the Marranos in Rio, and in October 1712 Lourenca Coutinho fell a victim.
Leonor Maria de Carvalho, whose parents had been burnt by the Inquisition, while she herself had gone through an auto-dale in Spain and been exiled on account of her religion.
But practical necessity has given rise to the existence of many other divisions; see CYTOLOGY, for the structure of cells; EMBRYOLOGY, for the development of individual organisms; HEREDITY and REPRODUCTION, for the relations between parents and offspring.
His parents belonged to the labouring class.
This depicts the journey of the soul from heaven to earth, its life in the body, and its final return to the heavenly home, under the figure of a Parthian prince who is sent from the court of his parents to the land of Egypt to fetch the serpent-guarded pearl; after a time of sloth and forgetfulness he fulfils his quest, and returns triumphant and again puts on the heavenly robe.
Concerning the date of his birth and his parentage nothing definite is known, but as he ascribes his position at court to the merits of his parents they were probably people of some importance.
The parentage of the girl, whose name was Pamela (?1776-1831), is uncertain; but although there is some evidence to support the story of Madame de Geniis that Pamela was born in Newfoundland of parents called Seymour or Sims, the common belief that she was the daughter of Madame de Geniis herself by Philippe (Egalite), duke of Orleans, was probably well founded.
The family appear to have always belonged to the yeoman-tradesman class; their special home was the town of Saint-Loup. Voltaire was the fifth child of his parents - twin boys (of whom one survived), a girl, Marguerite Catherine, and another boy who died young, having preceded him.
The Burmese children are adored by their parents, and are said to be the happiest and merriest children in the world.
The larvae are perfectly white at first and wingless, although in other respects not unlike their parents, but they are not mature insects until after the sixth casting of the skin.
Both his parents were of German extraction.
His parents moved to San Francisco, Cal., where he studied in the public schools.
She was attracted by what she had heard of the desert anchorites, and in 1363-1364, after much struggle, persuaded her parents to allow her to take the habit of the Dominican tertiaries.
He was born of heathen parents in Africa about 260, and became a pupil of Arnobius, whom he far excelled in style though his knowledge of the Scriptures was equally slight.
His first tutor was his grandfather, the physician; and, in the hope of restoring their fallen fortunes, his parents intended him for the same profession.
To the great dissatisfaction of his parents, he resolved to return to Paris (1816), and to earn his living there by giving lessons in mathematics.
His father, William George Spencer, was a schoolmaster, and his parents' religious convictions familiarized him with the doctrines of the Methodists and Quakers.
The parents pay no further attention to them, except the pythons, which incubate their eggs by coiling their body over them, and fiercely defend them.
In April 1790 he could stand London no longer, and once more joined his parents at Paris in the rue de Clery.
His parents were in humble circumstances, and he was left an orphan at an early age.