You have heard and understood what your granddaughter
has been saying, sir, have you?
Presently the granddaughter
of the old woman came to stay with her, and then a youth appeared -- no one quite knew where from or to whom he belonged -- but he settled down with them in a happy-go-lucky way, and they all lived together,
But thither he had come, with a fair granddaughter
under his arm; and there, amid all the mirth and buffoonery, stood this stern old figure, the best sustained character in the masquerade, because so well representing the antique spirit of his native land.
In the Levins' house, so long deserted, there were now so many people that almost all the rooms were occupied, and almost every day it happened that the old princess, sitting down to table, counted them all over, and put the thirteenth grandson or granddaughter
at a separate table.
The old lady was in a state of great grandeur just then, for she was sitting at the top of the table in the brocaded gown, with her newly-married granddaughter
on one side, and Mr.
The excellent old gentleman being at these times a mere clothes-bag with a black skull-cap on the top of it, does not present a very animated appearance until he has undergone the two operations at the hands of his granddaughter
of being shaken up like a great bottle and poked and punched like a great bolster.
Having saluted us both, he would have passed on, but she detained him; first with observations upon the disagreeable weather, and then with asking if he would be so kind as to come some time to-morrow to see the granddaughter
of the old woman who kept the porter's lodge, for the girl was ill of a fever, and wished to see him.
Not in a thousand years have the Tharks made such a capture; she is the granddaughter
of the greatest of the red jeddaks, who is also our bitterest enemy.
Also she had a granddaughter
, Masha--a girl who was then a mere baby, but must now be a girl of thirteen.
She was the granddaughter
of old Marrow-Bone, and the daughter of the Hairless One.
Once upon a time there lived about half a mile from a forrest a farmer and his wife and his sons and daughters and a granddaughter
She could have passed for old Uriens' granddaughter
, she could have been mistaken for sister to her own son.