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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.
In the first place, then, this gentleman just arrived was no other person than Squire Western himself, who was come hither in pursuit of his daughter; and, had he fortunately been two hours earlier, he had not only found her, but his niece into the bargain; for such was the wife of Mr Fitzpatrick, who had run away with her five years before, out of the custody of that sage lady, Madam Western.
However, this time, my tranquillity, or passiveness as philosophers say, proceeded from another source; it proceeded from a wish, like a submissive and devoted daughter" (a slight smile was observable on the purple lips of the young girl), "to practice obedience."
5.6.2: Hesiod says that (the children of Amphion and Niobe) were ten sons and ten daughters.
'I think,' repeated Mrs General, 'two daughters were mentioned?'
"I bring news, my dears, which will surprise you," she said, addressing her daughters. "Your father and I are going to London to-morrow."
And embracing her daughter, the countess began to weep for the first time.
THE DAUGHTER. If Freddy had a bit of gumption, he would have got one at the theatre door.
"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.