My mother's husband, who was the stepfather of my brother John and myself, did not belong to the same owners as did my mother.
My stepfather had already secured a job at a salt-furnace, and he had also secured a little cabin for us to live in.
I had been working in a salt-furnace for several months, and my stepfather had discovered that I had a financial value, and so, when the school opened, he decided that he could not spare me from my work.
Your father," said Holmes, "your stepfather, surely, since the name is different.
One is to a firm in the City, the other is to the young lady's stepfather, Mr.
Now her marriage would mean, of course, the loss of a hundred a year, so what does her stepfather do to prevent it?
of ours was a cruel brute as well as a grinding one.
My sons, to assure you that I love you, no more need be known or said than that you are my sons; and to encourage a suspicion that I do not love you, no more is needed than the knowledge that I have no self-control as far as preservation of your patrimony is concerned; therefore, that you may for the future feel sure that I love you like a father, and have no wish to ruin you like a stepfather
, I propose to do with you what I have for some time back meditated, and after mature deliberation decided upon.
For the sake of convenience I have myself given names to the various Folk I was more closely in contact with, and the "Chatterer" is the most fitting description I can find for that precious stepfather
See how a Christian can die," he said to his wild stepson, the Earl of Warwick, who came to say farewell to his stepfather
Forced into the uncongenial trade of his stepfather
, a master-bricklayer, he soon deserted it to enlist among the English soldiers who were helping the Dutch to fight their Spanish oppressors.
Prascovia," began the Grandmother, "is what I have just heard through a side wind true--namely, that this fool of a stepfather
of yours is going to marry that silly whirligig of a Frenchwoman--that actress, or something worse?