March could only stretch out her arms, as if to gather children and grandchildren
to herself, and say, with face and voice full of motherly love, gratitude, and humility.
Jim,' she said, `I was never one that claimed old folks could bring up their grandchildren
It seemed to Holgrave,--as doubtless it has seemed to the hopeful of every century since the epoch of Adam's grandchildren
,--that in this age, more than ever before, the moss-grown and rotten Past is to be torn down, and lifeless institutions to be thrust out of the way, and their dead corpses buried, and everything to begin anew.
If my poor old grandmother now lives, she lives to suffer in utter loneliness; she lives to remember and mourn over the loss of chil- dren, the loss of grandchildren
, and the loss of great- grandchildren
The child, who was nearest to him, told them afterwards, and told her grandchildren
when she was a handsome old lady, that she heard him say, "A life you love.
They were not only opinionative, peevish, covetous, morose, vain, talkative, but incapable of friendship, and dead to all natural affection, which never descended below their grandchildren
And she gave her grandchildren
a bottle of milk and a piece of ham and a loaf of bread, and they set out for the great gloomy wood.
Do you bring home money, Sancho, and leave marrying her to my care; there is Lope Tocho, Juan Tocho's son, a stout, sturdy young fellow that we know, and I can see he does not look sour at the girl; and with him, one of our own sort, she will be well married, and we shall have her always under our eyes, and be all one family, parents and children, grandchildren
and sons-in-law, and the peace and blessing of God will dwell among us; so don't you go marrying her in those courts and grand palaces where they won't know what to make of her, or she what to make of herself.
My four Sons and two orphan Grandchildren
had retired to their several apartments; and my wife alone remained with me to see the old Millennium out and the new one in.
Again he filled their glasses with the liquor of youth, enough of which still remained in the vase to turn half the old people in the city to the age of their own grandchildren
And so, when his scholars had grown up, and grown old, and were trotting their grandchildren
on their knees, they told them about the sports of their school days; and these young folks took the idea that their grandfathers had been taught their letters by a Centaur, half man and half horse.
His favorite companions were his grandchildren
, with whom he delighted to pass his time, and his devoted wife, who was a constant assistant and adviser in his literary work, chiefly done at this period for his own amusement.