After a little, it was quite understood that one was in love with Anne Willoughby.... It was a matter of minor importance that her father was the wealthiest man in Fairhaven, and that one's mother was poor.
This boy was younger than himself, and his father had been Mr. Hawthorne's friend.
One said: "My father was a king.
I hardly think he or I have much reason to hold our lives of any particular value, but as you have said, my father was a gentleman once, and gentlemen very seldom kill their sons, nor gentlemen's sons their fathers.
His father was a merchant of Florence, whither he returned with his son when the child was seven years old.
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When Newcome's uncle, the Reverend Charles Honeyman, brought Newcome to the Grey Friars School, he recommended him to my superintendence and protection, and told me that his young nephew's father, Colonel Thomas Newcome, C.B., was a most gallant and distinguished officer in the Bengal establishment of the honourable East India Company; and that his uncles, the Colonel's half-brothers, were the eminent bankers, heads of the firm of Hobson Brothers & Newcome, Hobson Newcome, Esquire, Brianstone Square, and Marblehead, Sussex, and Sir Brian Newcome, of Newcome, and Park Lane, "whom to name," says Mr. Honeyman, with the fluent eloquence with which he decorated the commonest circumstances of life, "is to designate two of the merchant princes of the wealthiest city the world has ever known; and one, if not two, of the leaders of that aristocracy which rallies round the throne of the most elegant and refined of European sovereigns."
His father was a small farmer.
Georgie loved the red coats, and his grandpapa told him how his father had been a famous soldier, and introduced him to many sergeants and others with Waterloo medals on their breasts, to whom the old grandfather pompously presented the child; as on the occasion of their meeting with Colonel Rawdon Crawley and his little son.
Her father was a clergyman of unusual scholastic attainments, and took high honors at St. John's College, Oxford.
His father was a carpenter.
What became of the child, whose cries the Duke of Bracciano had heard, at Villa Poggio Baroncelli, no one seems to have recorded, nor are there any statements extant as to who his father actually was--a boy he was anyhow, and, though his name is uncertain, he was spoken of by the Duchess as "il mio becchino," "my little kid."
I told them that my father was a lawyer, and if any of them touched me he'd take a summons out against them for assault.
She was the daughter of one of the many American millionaires (I think her father was a Chicago pork-butcher), who conveniently provide wealthy wives for English gentlemen; and she had married Mr. Francis Morton a few years ago and brought him her quarter of a million, for no other reason but that she fell in love with him.
The father of Mr. Firth was a Wesleyan Methedist minister, and, singular to say, was at one time--in some Yorkshire circuit we believe--the superintendent of a gentlemen who is now, and has been for some years, the incumbent of a Preston church.
My father is the only person here, in any authority, and of him I have no cause to be afraid."
He belonged to New Bedford--his father had been master of a whale-ship.
It was the month of May in the year of our Lord 1777, when we of Cherry Valley, in the Province of New York, learned that this same Thayendanega, a pure-blooded Mohawk Indian, whose father was chief of the Onondaga nation, had come into the Mohawk Valley from Canada with a large force of Indians, who, under the wicked tutoring of Sir John Johnson, were ripe for mischief.
His answer was, "Let a prince be a prince, and ministers be ministers; let fathers be fathers, and sons be sons."
* * * * * The Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq; This elegant writer, to whom the world owes so many obligations, was born at Milton near Ambrosbury in the county of Wilts (of which place his father, Mr. Lancelot Addison, was then rector) on the 6th of May 1672; and being not thought likely to live, was baptized on the same day, as appears from the church register.
Her father was the traditional guardian of beauty, surly as the mastiff that watched his sacks of flour and his hoard of thalers; and though he doted on his darling Katrine, his heart to all the world beside seemed to be only a chip from one of his old mill-stones.
Miss Sharp's father had been an artist, and in former years had given lessons in drawing at Miss Pinkerton's school.
Her father was a doctor."
And there, at Spittlefields, as it used to be called, lived Uncle George, who was a weaver, too, but used to tell Harry that he was a little gentleman, and that his father was a captain, and his mother an angel.
My father was an Englishman, and I have some money to burn."
I told him he was a cad, and said something about his father being only a man-servant, and having stolen our things.
Your father was a major-general in the Mexican War at twenty-five.
I don't think you're a bit too good for it, but your father is a different kind."
And silver-foot Aphrodite awaited the Delian stranger issuing from his car divine, and lightly laid on him her hand: then over their sweet bridal-bed she cast the loveliness of maiden shame, and in a common wedlock joined the god and the daughter of wide-ruling Hypseus, who then was king of the haughty Lapithai, a hero whose father's father was the Ocean-god--for amid the famous mountain-dells of Pindos the Naiad Kreuesa bare him after she had delight in the bed of Peneus, Kreuesa, daughter of Earth.
His father, David, was a professor and a poet; Jacobus studied jurisprudence at Leyden, and afterward practiced law at Amsterdam.
His father is now President of the College of Physicians, a man venerable for his knowledge, and more venerable for his virtue.
His father, Daniel Crommelin Verplanck, was a respectable citizen of the old stock of colonists from Holland, who for several terms was a member of Congress, and whom I remember as a short, stout old gentleman, commonly called Judge Verplanck, from having been in the latter years of his life a Judge of the County Court of Dutchess.
His father was the first builder of the Morse telegraphs.
He was born 551 B.C., his father being governor of Shantung.
Mr. Collier's folio gives as an improvement upon Malone and Steevens's reading of the passage,-- "And thy father Was Duke of Milan; and his only heir A princess; no worse issued,"-- the following:-- "And thy father Was Duke of Milan,--thou his only heir And princess no worse issued."
You said before Mr. Letacre, that an old Woman might live very well in the Country upon half my Jointure, and that your Father was a fond Fool to give me a Rent-Charge of Eight hundred a Year to the Prejudice of his Son.
His father, Don Jose Dominguez Becquer, was a well-known Seville genre painter.
Sir Robert Peel came from the people, although his father was a baronet and a very wealthy man, proud and aristocratic as he was rich.
"Your father was a sailor."
I found her father was an honest fellow enough, a fiddler in some theatre; that he'd taken good care of Mary till he died, leaving precious little but advice for her to live on.
I looked down on all my young companions as my inferiors; but I chiefly assumed airs of superiority over Maria Hartley, whose father was a clerk in my father's counting-house, and therefore I concluded she would regard the fine show I made with more envy and admiration than any other of my companions.
Agnes Elizabeth Jones was born at Cambridge on the 10th of November, 1832, the 12th Regiment, of which her father was the lieutenant-colonel, having arrived there only a few days before.
Mrs. Jaynes, though not the most affable of womankind, gave this close intimacy much favor and encouragement; for she bore in mind that Cornelia's father was the richest and most influential member of her husband's church and parish.
If his father had been an American village preacher at twelve hundred dollars a year, Abraham's salary, relatively, would need to be twenty or thirty thousand dollars.
Her father is a blacksmith.
10:21 Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.
Forty of the shrewdest men and lawyers in the land assemble to make a bargain, among other things, about slaves,--after months of anxious deliberation they put it into writing and sign their names to the instrument,--fifty years roll away, twenty millions at least of their children pass over the stage of life,--courts sit and pass judgment,--parties arise and struggle fiercely; still all concur in finding in the Instrument just that meaning which the fathers tell us they intended to express:--must not he be a desperate man, who, after all this, sets out to prove that the fathers were bunglers and the sons fools, and that slavery is not referred to at all?
I had known Mr. Trapaud, the deputy governour of Fort Augustus, twelve years ago, at a circuit at Inverness, where my father was judge.
Billy's father was a rich white man, but Cocoanut's father was a native and of some importance, too; and as for Julius Caesar he was quite capable at times of asserting his own standing among the trio.
My father was a hundred years and one day when he died.