Daughter


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DAUGHTER. An immediate female descendant. See Son.

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Now she was afraid that Vronsky might confine himself to simply flirting with her daughter. She saw that her daughter was in love with him, but tried to comfort herself with the thought that he was an honorable man, and would not do this.
And embracing her daughter, the countess began to weep for the first time.
I will myself asseverate and bind it by an oath, that the muff thou bearest in thy hand belongeth unto Madam Sophia; for I have frequently observed her, of later days, to bear it about her." "My daughter's muff!" cries the squire in a rage.
THE DAUGHTER. If Freddy had a bit of gumption, he would have got one at the theatre door.
I am your only daughter, and you are not so exacting as the fathers of the Porte Saint-Martin and Gaiete, who disinherit their daughters for not giving them grandchildren.
1-24) `....Eurynome the daughter of Nisus, Pandion's son, to whom Pallas Athene taught all her art, both wit and wisdom too; for she was as wise as the gods.
"There is one in particular whom I hate, and whom I have cursed," she resumed; "it is a young one, of the age which my daughter would be if her mother had not eaten my daughter.
"And I too," added her daughter, all in tears and covered with shame and confusion.
"Servin is a good fellow, who has done well," cried Piombo; "but you, my daughter, you do wrong to love any man, except your father."
In the meantime the King's daughter, who could also run well, as well as an ordinary man could, reached the stream, and hastened back with her pitcher full of water.
With grim humor, the mother imitated the possible wailing notes of the daughter's voice.
Some of them expressed their astonishment, and to their questions he answered: "It is my daughter's wish.