The old man sat himself down in a chair, and with folded hands, looked sometimes at his grandson
and sometimes at his strange companion, as if he were utterly powerless and had no resource but to leave them to do as they pleased.
But eloquent as he might be, the eloquence of the grandson
of Henry IV.
He was the grandson
of a former Matthew Maule, one of the early settlers of the town, and who had been a famous and terrible wizard in his day.
The lad insisted on being always at her side, and when at last she was safely ensconced in the bottom of the craft that was to bear them shoreward her grandson
dropped catlike after her.
They were once sitting thus when the little grandson
of four years old began to gather together some bits of wood upon the ground.
, who, being out of his apprenticeship, and home from a journey in far countries, whither he was sent to enlarge his knowledge and complete his preparations for the venture of this life, stands leaning against the chimney- piece this very day in Mrs.
This grandee was the grandson
of an American of considerable note in his day, and not wholly forgotten yet--a man who came so near being a great man that he was quite generally accounted one while he lived.
He is the last Lord Kelso's grandson
. His mother was a Devereux, Lady Margaret Devereaux.
This man's grandfather, also named Edgar--they keep the tradition of the family Christian name--quarrelled with his family and went to live abroad, not keeping up any intercourse, good or bad, with his relatives, although this particular Edgar, as I told you, did visit his family estate, yet his son was born and lived and died abroad, while his grandson
, the latest inheritor, was also born and lived abroad till he was over thirty--his present age.
As to enlisting in the ranks, and working my way up, the social institutions of my country obliged the grandson
of Lady Malkinshaw to begin military life as an officer and gentleman, or not to begin it at all.
This is a history of Scotland, and it was written for his grandson
John Hugh Lockhard, or Hugh Littlejohn as he is called in The Tales.
His name is Owen Ford, and he's a newspaper man, and it seems he's a grandson
of the schoolmaster who built this house.