Nephew


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NEPHEW, dom. rel. The son of a person's brother or sister. Amb. 514; 1 Jacob's Ch. R. 207.

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When coffee had been served and they were alone together, the nephew, looking at the uncle and meeting the eyes of the face that was like a fine mask, opened a conversation.
There are many things from which I might have derived good, by which I have not profited, I dare say,' returned the nephew.
They began dinner and Spada was only able to inquire of his nephew if he had received his message.
From that time on, Felicite thought solely of her nephew.
Has he, has my nephew, made you an offer of marriage?
When a man is a robber it is hard to call him nephew whom he has impoverished; when one is a murderer, to recognize the man whom one has made an orphan.
This is why - because in Corsica your dead will not leave you alone - Dominic's brother had to go into the MAQUIS, into the bush on the wild mountain-side, to dodge the gendarmes for the insignificant remainder of his life, and Dominic had charge of his nephew with a mission to make a man of him.
Gaston bowed to his nephew, embraced him, and then went out.
No doubt now remained of the guilt of the nephew, and immediately upon reaching Rattleborough he was taken before a magistrate for examination.
I keep them in my head," replied the nephew, with legitimate firmness.
I have learned the secret, nephew, and I may traverse the trackless void at my will, coming and going between the countless planets as I list; but my heart is always in Barsoom, and while it is there in the keeping of my Martian Princess, I doubt that I shall ever again leave the dying world that is my life.
Stranger still, Hippolyte and the "son of Pavlicheff" also seemed slightly surprised, and Lebedeff's nephew was obviously far from pleased.