His bowed head, and her angel-face and filial duty
, derived a more pathetic meaning from it than they had had before.
In short, that the very highest and most honourable feelings of our nature, with every consideration of filial duty
and affection, and all that sort of thing, imperatively demand that he should run away with an heiress.
As to his remark about his deserts, it was also not unnatural if you consider that he stood beside the dead body of his father, and that there is no doubt that he had that very day so far forgotten his filial duty
as to bandy words with him, and even, according to the little girl whose evidence is so important, to raise his hand as if to strike him.
I deemed it as filial duty
and I am happy I have accomplished it," he added.
He even applied the language of Sinic cultural sphere to his relations with the local polities, taking the position of a parent in relations with the local polities and requesting filial duty
and civilities from them.
The staff of the restaurant near his usual spot has grown fond of the savvy boy, while a regular buyer touched by his sense of filial duty
uploaded his photo on Facebook in a post that has since been widely shared.
But, the problem is, when your devotion is confined only to your mouthing such slogans, and the rest of the day you convert your devotion to acts that do not add up to a faithful son's or daughter's noble love, fraternal relationship and filial duty
Painful as parts of her story are, Cheng says she doesn't mind repeating it, so long as it helps open the eyes of clients who could find themselves in situations similar to hers, sandwiched by a sense of obligation to their children, a sense of filial duty
to care for aging parents, and a desire to keep their own retirement plan on track amid the strain and stress of those other demands.
Historically in China, heterosexual marriage has been the prerequisite for family formation and continuity, a paramount filial duty
according to Confucian values, (6) and marriage has been nearly universal.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- She is that easiest of targets, a mother who has caused the death of her child, a 2-month-old baby who apparently died of hunger and dehydration when she left him alone for nine days to perform her filial duty
in Hatay during the bayram.
The study borrows a key term--daughteronomy, meaning filial duty
for daughters--from American feminist Sandra Gilbert's essay "Life's Empty Pack.
Not fulfilling one's filial duty
to continue the family line constitutes a major dereliction of duty, and the consequence is that one's own soul and that of one's predecessors will become .