Niece

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NIECE, domestic relations: The daughter of a person's brother or sister. Amb. 514; 1 Jacob's Ch. R. 207.

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My niece is a very exceptional person, and I am not inclined to sit still while she throws herself away on those who will not appreciate her.
My niece has been very foolish, and I shall give her a good scolding and take her back to London with me.
As Miss Emmerson by no means held the good qualities of the guest, who had just left them, in so high an estimation as did her niece, she proceeded quietly and with great composure in the exercise of her daily duties; not in the least suspecting the real distress that, from a variety of causes, this sudden separation had caused to her ward.
You may not be aware, sir, that in receiving my niece under her roof her Ladyship was receiving a gentlewoman by birth as well as by education.
Ah, senor," here exclaimed the niece, "remember that all this you are saying about knights-errant is fable and fiction; and their histories, if indeed they were not burned, would deserve, each of them, to have a sambenito put on it, or some mark by which it might be known as infamous and a corrupter of good manners.
The consequences of the perfectly innocent intercourse thus begun were deplorable consequences for my niece.
Your presence here is offensive to me and distressful to my niece.
Carbury said a word to him in private, while her niece was in the garden.
The young humbug wants nothing of the sort--he wants my niece.
Richard Hamel, Esther; my niece, Miss Esther Fentolin.
In spite of his intended silence, Sir Thomas found himself once more obliged to mention the subject to his niece, to prepare her briefly for its being imparted to her aunts; a measure which he would still have avoided, if possible, but which became necessary from the totally opposite feelings of Mr.
My niece and this poor girl are friends, apparently by some invisible chain of their common destiny, by the sentiment in each which has caused their madness.