He was a widower
, and found very little congenial companionship in this casual Western city.
Mamma would advance to meet him, with outstretched hand; the virgin daughter, elderly as he has now got to be,--an old widower
, as he smilingly describes himself,--would shake up the cushion for the Judge, and do her pretty utmost to make him comfortable.
He's a widower
, thirty-six years old, without any children, and is proud of his money and overbearing, and everybody is a little afraid of him.
Weston, who had been a widower
so long, and who seemed so perfectly comfortable without a wife, so constantly occupied either in his business in town or among his friends here, always acceptable wherever he went, always cheerful Mr.
She dreaded the performance of it, dreaded what its effect on Marianne might be; doubted whether after such an explanation she could ever be happy with another; and for a moment wished Willoughby a widower
Her mother's first husband had been a certain Doctor Wragge -- a widower
with young children; and one of those children was now the unmilitary-looking captain, whose address was "Post-office, Bristol.
Chillip often asked me to go and see him (he was a widower
, having, some years before that, lost a little small light-haired wife, whom I can just remember connecting in my own thoughts with a pale tortoise-shell cat), it was but seldom that I enjoyed the happiness of passing an afternoon in his closet of a surgery; reading some book that was new to me, with the smell of the whole Pharmacopoeia coming up my nose, or pounding something in a mortar under his mild directions.
At this time the senior deacon was taken dangerously ill, and, being a childless widower
, he was tended night and day by some of the younger brethren or sisters.
Jansenius, who hastily moved out of sight, not before a glimpse of his air of grief 174 and discomfiture had given Trefusis a strange twinge, succeeded by a sensation of having been twenty years a widower
The Chagnys owned a great deal of property; and, when the old count, who was a widower
, died, it was no easy task for Philippe to accept the management of so large an estate.
Since then my son has become a widower
and has gone travelling.
He told them, moreover, how his lord, if he brought him a favourable answer from the lady Dulcinea del Toboso, was to put himself in the way of endeavouring to become an emperor, or at least a monarch; for it had been so settled between them, and with his personal worth and the might of his arm it was an easy matter to come to be one: and how on becoming one his lord was to make a marriage for him (for he would be a widower
by that time, as a matter of course) and was to give him as a wife one of the damsels of the empress, the heiress of some rich and grand state on the mainland, having nothing to do with islands of any sort, for he did not care for them now.