I wish young ladies had not such a number of fine Christian names
Aunt Patsy called them by their Christian names
almost from the beginning.
I suppose they'll be calling US by our Christian names
They started to call one another by their Christian names
Leonard's, Shoreditch, contains Christian names
which appear to have been chosen with reference to the heroines of Shakespeare; and the record of burials bears the name of many an old actor of mark whose remains now lie within the churchyard.
When this interchange of Christian name
was effected, Madame Defarge, picking her teeth with her toothpick, coughed another grain of cough, and raised her eyebrows by the breadth of another line.
They called each other by their Christian name
, were always arm in arm when they walked, pinned up each other's train for the dance, and were not to be divided in the set; and if a rainy morning deprived them of other enjoyments, they were still resolute in meeting in defiance of wet and dirt, and shut themselves up, to read novels together.
Elton himself arrived to triumph in his happy prospects, and circulate the fame of her merits, there was very little more for him to do, than to tell her Christian name
, and say whose music she principally played.
This was all overheard by Miss Dashwood; and in the whole of the sentence, in his manner of pronouncing it, and in his addressing her sister by her christian name
alone, she instantly saw an intimacy so decided, a meaning so direct, as marked a perfect agreement between them.
My father's family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name
Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip.
It was not long before the old man accepted him to full relationship by calling him by his Christian name
Here, of course, he did not find her; and what added to his depression was the discovery that no "Mrs Clare" had ever been heard of by the cottagers or by the farmer himself, though Tess was remembered well enough by her Christian name