said the boy, "do you think, grandpapa, he was ever a carriage horse?
Well, grandpapa, I don't believe that this one is old; look at his mane and tail.
When she had done, she somewhat irreverently cast it on the table, saying with a scornful smile,--'Your grandpapa has been so kind as to write to me.
or shall I say we are all very sorry for what has happened during the last thirty years, and my daughters wish they had never been born; but since they have had that misfortune, they will be thankful for any trifle their grandpapa will be kind enough to bestow?
Pocket reading in the garden, was all about titles, and that she knew the exact date at which her grandpapa
would have come into the book, if he ever had come at all.
He remained silent till the last words of the Proclamation had died away, and then, bursting into tears, "Dear Grandpapa
," he said, "that was only my fun, and of course I meant nothing at all by it; and we did not know anything then about the new Law; and I don't think I said anything about the Third Dimension; and I am sure I did not say one word about
Valentine, will you not go and see if your grandpapa will have his dinner?
Edward, you naughty boy," exclaimed Madame de Villefort, snatching the mutilated book from the urchin's grasp, "you are positively past bearing; you really disturb the conversation; go, leave us, and join your sister Valentine in dear grandpapa Noirtier's room.
The irrepressible Lavvy remarked aloud, 'Whatever grandpapa
was, he wasn't a female.
," he writes, "I thank you for the books.
She had to make and receive at least fourteen presents--to make fourteen solemn promises of writing every week: "Send my letters under cover to my grandpapa
, the Earl of Dexter," said Miss Saltire (who, by the way, was rather shabby).
The two eldest little Knightleys were engaged to pay their grandpapa
and aunt a visit of some weeks in the spring, and their papa now proposed bringing them, and staying one whole day at Hartfieldwhich one day would be the very day of this party.