For while man has marked, with that praise which great and rare good actions merit, those few instances in which one human being has given up his own life for another--the dog, who daily sacrifices himself for his master, has scarcely found an historian to record his common virtue.--Family Library.
The Maroquine dynasties.--Family of the Shereefian Monarchs.--Personal appearances and character of Muley Abd Errahman.--Refutation of the charge of human sacrifices against the Moorish Princes.--Genealogy of the reigning dynasty of Morocco.--The tyraufc Yezeed, (half Irish).--Muley Suleiman, the "The Shereeff of Shereefs.
No, Sir, it was the suspicion eternally attached to the slave himself,--the suspicion that a Nat Turner might be in every family,--that the same bloody deed might be acted over at any time and in any place,--that the materials for it were spread through the land, and were always ready for a like explosion.
He had come of a Quaker family,--the modified Quakers of the South,--and while sharing in a general way the Southern prejudice against the negro, his prejudices had been tempered by the peaceful tenets of his father's sect.
CHAPTER XXV THE SPORTING SPANIEL I. THE SPANIEL FAMILY.--The Spaniel family is without any doubt one of the most important of the many groups which are included in the canine race, not only on account of its undoubted antiquity, and, compared with other families, its well authenticated lineage, but also because of its many branches and subdivisions, ranging in size from the majestic and massive Clumbers to the diminutive toys which we are accustomed to associate with fair ladies' laps and gaily-decked pens at our big dog shows.
Chapter V. A Babel of Tongues The great family of languages.—Few languages in Europe not belonging to the family.—The dying Celtic languages.—The three branches of the Germanic family.—The influence of the Latin tongue on the south of Europe.—The many Slavic peoples.—The map as divided by kings without regard to peoples and languages.—The strange mixture in Austria-Hungary.—The southeast of Europe.—The Greeks and Dacians.—The Roman colonists.—The Slavs.—The Volgars.—The Skipetars.—A hopeless mixture.
Being the youngest of nine children, I can remember my mother only in the days of comparative freedom from anxiety, when, the day's work over and the house quiet, she used, as she sat by the fire with her knitting, which occupied all the moments when her hands were not required for other duties,--she knit all the stockings required for the family,--to tell me incidents of her past life, mostly to show how kind God had been to her and hers, and how faith in his providence was justified in the event.
Was he,--a man of ancient and noble family;--to be hastily condemned by his fellow-nobles on the word of this 'foreigner', as he contemptuously called Cicero--this parvenu from Arpinum?
to find another woman queening it there in <i>my</i> place!--to be brow-beaten and insulted by that proud family!--to be disowned by the man who has already wronged me beyond all forgiveness!
She had proposed to herself to revenge herself upon the men of her husband's family,--upon the men who had contrived that marriage for her daughter,--by devoting herself to the care of that daughter and her nameless grandson, and by letting it be known to all that the misery of their condition would have been spared had her word prevailed.
Having it in this way in my hand, I have taken the liberty to show it to some friends, such as W.C. Bond, Professor Peirce, the editors of the "Transcript," and the members of my family,--which I hope you will pardon.
Did Coleridge opiate and neglect his family?--yet he sang!!
I.--Family Portraits I was ever of opinion that the honest man who married and brought up a large family did more service than he who continued single and only talked of population.
'--Catherine Hyde, Duchess of Queensberry.--Anecdote of Lady Granville.--Kitty Clive.--Death of Horatio Walpole.--George, third Earl of Orford.--A Visit to Houghton.--Family Misfortunes.--Poor Chatterton.--Walpole's Concern with Chatterton.-- Walpole in Paris.--Anecdote of Madame Geoffrin.--'Who's that Mr. Walpole?'--The Miss Berrys.--Horace's two 'Straw Berries.
3:33 Of Merari was the family of the Mahlites, and the family of the Mushites: these are the families of Merari.
"--Family Commentary, p. 64. "
by one, of the principal articles of furniture, till at last the well-conducted, honest, frugal, saving working man finds himself on a level with the idle, the dissipated, and the improvident--obliged to pawn the very clothes of his family- -nay, the very bedding on which he lies, to obtain the simple means of subsistence from day to day, and encountering all that difficulty and all that distress with the noble independence that would do anything rather than depend upon public or even on private charity, and in his own simple but emphatic language declaring, 'Nay, but we'll CLEM first.'
Our family----" "Could you give lessons, sort of object-lessons, in what to do and what not do in society?"
Still, for all slips of hers,-- One of Eve's family,-- Wipe those poor lips of hers, Oozing so clammily.
Tears of grief were shed no more--food was given to Ahaktah, and when he was refreshed he thus addressed his wondering family:-- "While you were weeping for me, my spirit was on its way to the great city where our fathers, who have taught us all the wonders of our sacred medicine, of Haokah the giant, and of the Thunder bird, are now living.
There are very few English or French residents, and no Americans but the different branches of the Consul's family,--a race whose reputation for all generous virtues has spread too widely to leave any impropriety in mentioning them here.
And this for her own sake; For what, as I asked her afterwards, is it to me, whether I am ever reconciled to her family?--A family, Jack, which I must for ever despise.
How the laws could pass from one generation to another, without any codification, depends upon the fact that they were recited from memory by the justice (lag-man or domare), and that this dignity generally was inherited for centuries, being carried by the descendants of one and the same family.a CHAPTER II NORWAY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY As early as 1790 negotiations took place between Count Armfeldt on behalf of Gustavus III of Sweden and various patriotic and influential Norwegians with a view to effecting a union between Norway and Sweden on equal terms, but the Norwegian negotiators expressed themselves unwilling to accept for Norway the government prevailing in Sweden.
Bought servants and their descendants seem to have been regarded with the same affection and respect as the other members of the familyA. The treatment of Eliezer, and the other servants in the family of Abraham, Gen. chap.
She has already quarrelled with all her family,--accusing her father of bigamy, her uncle Benoni of polytheism, her brother Zeno C. of aneurism, and her sister Eudoxy Trithemia of the variation of the magnetic needle.
And what an assistance to have a man in the family!--an assistance for Clementine and the children.
It appeared that he had been home, on furlough, to visit his family,--and having exceeded, as he thought, the term of his leave, he was going to rejoin his regiment, and to undergo the penalty of his neglect.
He certainly did not wish to marry into the family;--and yet they had all been so kind to him!
Cranberry as a dark, inky fluid instead; gazed upon suspiciously by the guests, and tasted sparingly by the family.--And now prepare for blunder No.
Have you no more manners than to rail at Hocus, that has saved that clod-pated, numskull'd ninnyhammer of yours from ruin, and all his family?"--ARBUTHNOT: ib.,
Footnote 7: 'a bird of the crow-family'--as a figure, 'always applied to rich and avaricious people.'
The povero signor spagnuolo--the poor Spanish gentleman--spent his days locked up in his room, his violoncello between his knees, reading Beethoven, the only one "in his family"--as he said--"who had never played him false."
11 One glowing afternoon in October, as these two young men came over Magdalen Bridge after a long disputatious and rather tiring walk to Drayton--they had been talking of Eugenics and the "family"--Benham was almost knocked down by an American trotter driven by Lord Breeze. "
When he had been a boy he had been treated almost as one of the family;--but as he had not been quite one of them, would it not have been natural that he should be absorbed in the manner proposed?
My wife (as I have often said, because it so often recurs to my thoughts) to be so much my superior!-- Myself to be considered but as the second person in my own family!--Canst thou teach me to bear such a reflection as this!--To tell me of my acquisition in her, and that she, with all her excellencies, will be mine in full property, is a mistake--it cannot be so--for shall I not be her's; and not my own?--Will not every act of her duty (as I cannot deserve it) be a condescension, and a triumph over me?--And must I owe it merely to her goodness that she does not despise me?--To have her condescend to bear with my follies!--To wound me with an eye of pity!--A daughter of the Harlowes thus to excel the last, and as I have heretofore said, not the meanest of the Lovelaces**--forbid it!
13 Murray Street.--Too busy to visit his family.--Death of his mother.--A remarkable woman.--Goes to central New York.--A serious accident.--Moral reflections.--Prepares to go to Europe.--Letter of John A. Dix.--Sails for Liverpool.--Rough voyage.--Liverpool.
What has my love to do with fortune, or with family!--Does a diamond lose any thing of its intrinsic value for being presented by an unknown, or an obscure hand?--My eyes convince me of the charms of my adored Louisa; my understanding shews me those of her mind; and if heaven vouchsafes to bless me with so rich a jewel, I never shall examine whence it came.--If therefore I am not so unhappy as to be hated by you, let not vain punctilloes divide us, and, as the first proof of my inviolable passion, permit me to remove you from a place where you have met with such unworthy treatment:--I hope you wrong me not so far as to suspect I any other designs on you than such as are consistent with the strictest honour; but to prevent all scruples of that nature from entering your gentle breast, I would wish to place you in a convent, the choice of which shall be your own, provided it may be where I sometimes may be allowed to pay my vows to you thro' the grate, till time shall have sufficiently proved my fidelity, and you shall prevail on yourself to recempence my flame, by bestowing on me your hand and heart:--the one I would not ask without the other; but both together would render the happiest of mankind.
Now, Mounseir La Fue, you are of the retyred familye.
Wasilico, therefore, or Wasile, must have been a subordinate duke, or a junior member of the reigning family.--E. There is a town named Danilovska, near the S. E. frontiers of European Russia.--E. From this circumstance, it may be presumed that Kiow was then occupied by a guard of Tartars, under a commander of a thousand men.--E. This was the 4th February, probably of 1247.--E. SECTION XX.
In private life he was courteous and gentlemanly, fond of society, but fonder of domestic life, pure in his moral character, devoted to his family,--especially to his mother, whom he treated with extraordinary deference and affection.
371.--A Gipsy Family.--Fac-simile of a Woodcut in the "Cosmographie Universelle" of Munster: in folio, Basle, 1552.
Ale was sold in it till after the Restoration; and when the town was burnt down in 1731, it served as an abode for one family.--Family Topographer, vol.
It was to rest a hard-worked mind and body, and to satisfy a genuine need of his nature, that Dr. Arnold came here from Rugby with his family,--first, to lodgings for an occasional holiday, and afterwards to a house of his own, at Christmas and Midsummer, and with the intention of living permanently at Fox How, when he should give up his work at Rugby.
A rebel relative in Barbadoes was not a matter to trouble oneself about greatly, but a rebel relative on the spot, so to speak,--for young Ephraim was only four miles away at the Cambridge rallying-ground,--was a different thing; and, amiable and easy-going as Mr. Jeffrey Merridew was disposed to be, his nephew's close proximity could not, under the peculiar circumstances, but be embarrassing and disturbing on occasions; for the young man, besides being his nephew, was Sibyl's brother, and Sibyl, as a member of a royalist's family,--for her father on his departure for Barbadoes had left his motherless girl in her uncle's charge,--could not, of course, be allowed free intercourse with one who had placed himself in an attitude of active hostility to the royal cause.
Could nothing satisfy you but the death of this injured family?--for this blow will kill them.
Mr. O'Flanagan, in his 'Lives of the Lord Chancellors of Ireland', tells us that a member for Galway, attacking an opponent when he knew that his sister was present during the debate, denounced the whole family--"from the toothless old hag that is now grinning in the gallery, to the white-livered scoundrel that is shivering on the floor".
Of private history: "On Jan. 2nd there was a most remarkable crystallization of the ice on the flooded meadows at Playford: the frost was very severe.--From June 20th to Aug. 1st I was at the Grange near Keswick (where I hired a house) with my wife and most of my family.--From Nov. 5th to 14th I was on an expedition in the South of Scotland with my son Wilfrid: we walked with our knapsacks by the Roman Road across the Cheviots to Jedburgh.--On Dec. 21st I went to Playford."
BLARNEY (Lady), one of the flash women introduced by squire Thornhill to the Primrose family.--Goldsmith, Vicar of Wakefield (1765).
A former rector was an ancestor of the great Pitt, and one of the family--"Governor" Pitt, is buried in the north aisle.