You've got a birthday present
this time, Jim, and no mistake.
A birthday present
for our child, Aurelia," he would say,--"a little nest-egg for the future;" but Aurelia once remarked in a moment of bitterness that the hen never lived that could sit on those eggs and hatch anything out of them.
Yes, you gave me this fan to-day; it was your birthday present
Besides these there were standard volumes of poetry, published by Phillips & Sampson, from worn- out plates; for a birthday present
my mother got me Wordsworth in this shape, and I am glad to think that I once read the "Excursion" in it, for I do not think I could do so now, and I have a feeling that it is very right and fit to have read the "Excursion.
Oh, Tom, that 's a birthday present
worth having, for it 's so beautifully given I don't see how you can refuse it.
When we were at Vienna her twentieth birthday occurred, and as she was very fond of ornaments, we all took the opportunity of the splendid jewellers' shops in that Teutonic Paris to purchase her a birthday present
And Vail's captains are working now with almost breathless haste to give him a birthday present
of a talk across the continent from his farm in Vermont.
Carey was married she had three hundred pounds, and this money, carefully watched, had been used by her to meet any unforeseen expense, any urgent charity, or to buy Christmas and birthday presents
for her husband and for Philip.
After we had packed our dresses and our birthday presents
, our books and our music, we began to sort our letters, which had got confused from being placed on the table together.
I'm glad they don't give birthday presents
MARTIN Gethin yesterday received the perfect birthday present
- a shot at the British lightweight title.
Charles got an unusual birthday present
when he travelled to the Wellington suburb of Miramar, which has been dubbed "Wellywood" because of the movie-making companies in the area.