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DAUGHTER. An immediate female descendant. See Son.

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She did not very much like it that he, who was in love with her daughter, had kept coming to the house for six weeks, as though he were waiting for something, inspecting, as though he were afraid he might be doing them too great an honor by making an offer, and did not realize that a man, who continually visits at a house where there is a young unmarried girl, is bound to make his intentions clear.
The kitchen was now a scene of universal confusion, Western enquiring after his daughter, and Fitzpatrick as eagerly after his wife, when Jones entered the room, unfortunately having Sophia's muff in his hand.
Danglars, seeing his daughter smiling, and proud even to insolence, could not entirely repress his brutal feelings, but they betrayed themselves only by an exclamation.
2: Hesiod says that (the children of Amphion and Niobe) were ten sons and ten daughters.
He could not conceive how under the circumstances his mother's daughter and his sister could have been so wicked.
I think,' repeated Mrs General, 'two daughters were mentioned?
I bring news, my dears, which will surprise you," she said, addressing her daughters.
THE DAUGHTER [out of patience, pushing her way rudely to the front and displacing the gentleman, who politely retires to the other side of the pillar] What on earth is Freddy doing?
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.
Then the runner got a pitcher, and the King's daughter another, and they began to run at the same time; but in a moment, when the King's daughter was only just a little way off, no spectator could see the runner, and it seemed as if the wind had whistled past.