He called up the competing lordling again, and asked: "What was the rank and condition of the great-grandmother
who con- ferred British nobility upon your great house?
One of these relatives, though it was no nearer than a third cousin, was Betts Shoreham, whose great-grandmother
had been a bona fide de la Rocheaimard, and who was enabled, at once, to point out to the poor deserted orphan some forty or fifty persons, who stood in the same degree of affinity to her.
Well, everything on this tray is at least a hundred years old: these cups, these spoons, this ewer, are all heirlooms; my great-grandmother
left them to my grandmother, she to my mother, and my mother brought them with her from England to Switzerland, and left them to me; and, ever since I was a little girl, I have thought I should like to carry them back to England, whence they came.
There was the case of poor Grandmamma Spicer; your great-grandmother
That lady in blue is my great-grandmother
, by Millington.
Poor, dear, giddy Sally Pomroy, and she 's a great-grandmother
Not my or thy great-grandfather's, but our great-grandmother
Nature's universal, vegetable, botanic medicines, by which she has kept herself young always, outlived so many old Parrs in her day, and fed her health with their decaying fatness.
First, her birth was higher; for her great-grandmother
by the mother's side was a cousin, not far removed, to an Irish peer.
HAPPY FAMILY Angela Owen with Jessica, grandmother Pauline Hudson, great-grandmother
Theresa Dix and great-great-grandmother
My grandmother was asking my great-grandmother
to give her a special wish for a new year filled with happiness and joy.
Helen, who became a great-grandmother
in January, said: "She is a magnificent monarch.
A 71-YEAR-OLD great-grandmother
is preparing to travel to the Houses of Parliament for a prestigious awards ceremony.