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No, she was not an only child; she had a half-brother.
Her half-brother had now ample means again, but what with debts and what with new madness wasted them most fearfully again.
So it came about that the only enemies the princes found were each other and Engwade, the son of Unandi, Chaka's half-brother.
I must tell this also; that Dingaan would have killed Panda, his half-brother, so that the house of Senzangacona, his father, might be swept out clean.
My lord the king, my half-brother, had a brother born at the same birth, and of the same woman.
Then Gagool went into a hut and led out Twala, my half-brother, and twin brother to the king, whom she had hidden among the caves and rocks since he was born, and stripping the '/moocha/' (waist-cloth) off his loins, showed the people of the Kukuanas the mark of the sacred snake coiled round his middle, wherewith the eldest son of the king is marked at birth, and cried out loud, 'Behold your king whom I have saved for you even to this day
She, I remember, had a half-brother and a half-sister.
Oom Sam," he said, "my half-brother, keeps an eye on him.
But that's the handiwork of my good kinsman and my father's friend, James of the Glens: James Stewart, that is: Ardshiel's half-brother.
Swartz, the wooly- headed young gentleman, and half-brother to the Honourable Mrs.
Though he had a great respect for his half-brother, an author well known to all Russia, he could not endure it when people treated him not as Konstantin Levin, but as the brother of the celebrated Koznishev.
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