In France they do not wait for the completion of the years of adolescence to dub a scion of the royal family with the title of "man.
As he put it, there was no joke in sleeping in a room with a numerous family of healthy Irish in one corner and the pigsty in the other, while overhead a ragged colony of roosting fowls distributed their blessings impartially, and the whole place so full of peat smoke that it made a fellow sneeze his head off just to put it inside the doorway.
I want an intelligent and agreeable wife, and one that comes of a respectable family.
To avoid this difficulty, in two very wealthy families that I know, the boys were even obliged to darn their own stockings and mend their own clothes.
There are also numerous inscriptions of great interest, which connect this church with illustrious families and famous martyrs.
She spoke to him in his own tongue, and he told her all about the little family he had left and his days in far-away France.
The Czar and imperial family were confined, while the former pro-German ministers were thrown into prison.
He was descended from a distinguished family, which had given to its country many champions of liberty.
"My client," he began, "is a member of a prominent American familya most prominent family.
These two men, one belonging to the middle class of the North, one sprung from the yeomanry of Southern England, had as a colleague Charles Villiers, a man of high aristocratic family, of marked ability, and of indomitable loyalty to any cause he undertook.
Chief of the dissidents was Elisha Boone, who, by virtue of longer tenure, vast wealth, and political precedence, divided not unequally the homage paid the patrician family.
Although no Roman family belonged to a more illustrious gens, yet Brutus was not by any means one of those men who are raised by fortunate circumstances.
For the fulfilment of these articles four hundred hostages from the principal families were required, previous to the surrender, to be subsequently restored.
It had not been used for hotel purposes for some time, but was occupied by a colored family and used as a boarding-house for colored people.
"From Sir Edgar, ma'am, and he begs to be remembered to yourself and all of your amiable family.
In order to lessen the fatigue of Tisquantum it was arranged, at the suggestion of Coubitant, that he should precede the old Sachem, and his immediate family and attendants, to the place of their intended encampment; and should select a suitable situation on the banks of the Missouri, where he and the Nansett warriors could fell timber, and prepare temporary huts for their reception.
Chatterton himself had his own engagements, but he promised to be there in company with his friend Derwent within a fortnight; the former visit having been postponed by the marriages in their respective families.
Selected about 800 A.D. as the safest place of refuge for the last remnants of the old régime fleeing from southern invaders, it became the site of the capital of a new kingdom, and gave birth to the most remarkable family which South America has ever seen.
The average working-class family enjoys none of the fruits of coöperation We keep each to our isolated family group, while the richer a person is the more does she gather under her roof representatives of other families.
They still hoped for commissions as regulars, which too few of them ever received; and they were charmed with the little viceregal court over which Lady Maria Carleton, despite her youthful two-and-twenty summers, presided with a dignity inherited from the premier ducal family of England and brought to the acme of conventional perfection by her intimate experience of Versailles.
Schools were established, and every means taken to benefit the exiled families.
By that time we shall probably have the problem solved by the Government, and you will go North, having made delightful friends of all this charming family.
No other strange member of the finch family was to be looked for in such a place.
Meantime his expenses, though made fairly nominal to her, cut into the money which Johnnie could send to her mother, and she was full of anxiety for the helpless little family left without head or protector up in that gash of the wind-grieved mountains on the flank of Big Unaka.
In life and language, therefore, we are related first to the Teutonic races, and through them to all the nations of this Indo-European family, which, starting with enormous vigor from their original home (probably in central Europe) spread southward and westward, driving out the native tribes and slowly developing the mighty civilizations of India, Persia, Greece, Rome, and the wilder but more vigorous life of the Celts and Teutons.