It was rather incoherent and flowery, as maiden speeches are apt to be, but the end was considered superb; for, turning to his mother with a queer little choke in his voice, he said that she "deserved to be blessed with peace and plenty, to be crowned with roses and lads'-love, and to receive the cargo of happiness sailing home to her in spite of wind or tide to add another Jem to the family jewels
They are family jewels
," said Sir Pitt, again looking uneasy.
His sister has next supplied him with the small fortune at her disposal: reserving only the family jewels
, placed in the charge of her banker and friend at Frankfort.
Besides this, I would contrive to dispose of my jewels, not the family jewels
, but the few I brought with me from home, and those my uncle gave me on my marriage.
Yes," said Athos, "it reminds me of a family jewel
Simmons, 68, is currently married to Shannon Tweed, who appeared with him on the long-running A&E reality show, "Gene Simmons Family Jewels
Not so long ago, Justin Bieber-his family jewels
, to be exact-caused a stir when paparazzi shots showing the pop star naked while vacationing in Tahiti.
And as for the "never-before-seen scanning technology to determine exactly how 'Spotless' the contestants really are", it was just a barely disguised device to show off the boys' family jewels
in the tight, white sperm suits.
It is about Julian, a naive teen raised by a tyrant and a functioning voluptuary in a country ruled by a dictator who is sent out of Cuba to retrieve smuggled family jewels
on the eve of the Bay of Pigs Invasion.
And Jennifer Lopez looked more sophisticated and elegant than usual in a mustard-coloured Giambattista Valli gown that showed off her shape without revealing the family jewels
Meanwhile, the musical highlights of part one, The Family Jewels
, included I Am Not A Robot and her breakthrough hit Hollywood.
It is the equivalent of generosity so excessive it borders on the kind of insanity that makes you sell the family jewels