He had been on the verge of marrying her once, only "the guv'ner" had sworn to disinherit
him, and had presented him with a sum that would stagger the imagination, and that had staggered the virtue of "Little Bright-Eyes.
Once more you have forced me to disinherit
you, you base son of a most noble father
In this respect the House was much on a par with the Country; which did very often disinherit
its sons for suggesting improvements in laws and customs that had long been highly objectionable, but were only the more respectable.
Petersburg again, since everything there was horrible, and he had to entertain a worthless nephew whom he had sworn to disinherit
in favour of a legal heir; and, finally, that it was to obtain such a legal heir that he was seeking my hand in marriage.
She could manage to help her boy get what he wanted out of life without his having to pay such a terrible price as, the mine on one hand, and his father's displeasure on the other, might exact, for she knew that if he persisted too long, the break with Martin could never be bridged and that in the end his father would evoke the full powers of the law to disinherit
him and tie her own hands as completely as possible in that direction.
And you shall marry an officer in the Guards, with a beautiful moustache: the son of a marquis, who will disinherit
him for marrying you, but will relent when he sees your beauty and goodness--
her; I'll turn her out of doors, stark naked, without a farthing.
A threat on your part that you would disinherit
him in case of disobedience would only be followed by resistance on his.
But after twenty- one years the defendant's wife died, and he very soon afterwards, at the age of seventy-eight, married a very young woman: which caused some anxiety to his two sons, whose poignant expressions of this feeling so exasperated their father, that he in his resentment executed a will to disinherit
his eldest son, and in his fit of anger showed it to his second son, who instantly determined to get at it, and destroy it, in order to preserve the property to his brother.
I tell you,' returned the other with an increased earnestness, which, whether it were real or assumed, had the same effect on his companion, 'that he lives for her, that his whole energies and thoughts are bound up in her, that he would no more disinherit
her for an act of disobedience than he would take me into his favour again for any act of obedience or virtue that I could possibly be guilty of.
a fashion among celebrities to disinherit
their children, with singer Sting becoming the children, with singer Sting becoming the latest in a line of stars to cut off their kids.
I enjoyed most A Tale of Two Poets about Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning who meet because of their shared love of poetry and who face the obstacles of her illness; her father who threatened to disinherit
her and her brother who believed Browning was a gold digger.