Our grandmothers threw their caps over the mills, of course, but, by Jove, their granddaughters
only throw their caps over mills that can raise the wind for them.
inquired the old lady of one of her granddaughters
, in a very audible voice; for, like many deaf people, she never seemed to calculate on the possibility of other persons hearing what she said herself.
She could have passed for old Uriens' granddaughter
, she could have been mistaken for sister to her own son.
The memory of old days had been evoked, and the daily life of a pious and venerated father called to mind; the Sawyer name had been publicly dignified and praised; Rebecca had comported herself as the granddaughter
of Deacon Israel Sawyer should, and showed conclusively that she was not "all Randall," as had been supposed.
So they spoke, but one girl in the kraal --she is a granddaughter
of the old woman--led me aside, praying me not to go, for the forest on the Ghost Mountain had an evil name: none dared walk there, since it was certainly full of spirits, who howled like wolves.
Minguilla, Mingo Silvato's granddaughter
, found it out, and has gone to law with him on the score of having given her promise of marriage.
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.
But as Villefort saw his father but seldom, and then only when absolutely obliged, and as he never took any pains to please or gratify him when he was there, all the old man's happiness was centred in his granddaughter
Also she had a granddaughter
, Masha--a girl who was then a mere baby, but must now be a girl of thirteen.
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.
My poor Adrienne," whispered Madame de la Rocheaimard in a tone of tenderness that her granddaughter
had not heard for some weeks, "my poor Adrienne, the hour is near when we must part--"
of Miquon, and John will be glad.