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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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I must make the best of it as I am, with my little nephew there to help me.
They began dinner and Spada was only able to inquire of his nephew if he had received his message.
Observing this, Medea looked round at the nephews, and smiled again.
Her nieces and nephews can't have so much claim as my sister's.
I had just a splendid time at your place, and I envy your Aunt Eliza her nephews and nieces.
And some uncles, in large families, are even younger than their nephews.
While his nephew was obeying this order, gleams of reviving hope were seen shooting across the quivering features of the kidnapper.
My true friend, the widow, earnestly dissuaded me from it, and so far prevailed with me, that for almost seven years she prevented my running abroad, during which time I took my two nephews, the children of one of my brothers, into my care; the eldest, having something of his own, I bred up as a gentleman, and gave him a settlement of some addition to his estate after my decease.
For instance; when Sowerberry had an order for the burial of some rich old lady or gentleman, who was surrounded by a great number of nephews and nieces, who had been perfectly inconsolable during the previous illness, and whose grief had been wholly irrepressible even on the most public occasions, they would be as happy among themselves as need be--quite cheerful and contented--conversing together with as much freedom and gaiety, as if nothing whatever had happened to disturb them.
But her death, which happened ten years before his own, produced a great alteration in his home; for to supply her loss, he invited and received into his house the family of his nephew Mr.
My nephew," said the Marquis, glancing at the supper preparation; "they said he was not arrived.
It was the voice of Scrooge's nephew, who came upon him so quickly that this was the first intimation he had of his approach.