Mounttop's here (by the way, Captain --Mounttop; Mounttop--the captain); --as I was saying, I jumped into Mounttop's boat, which, d'ye see, was gunwale and gunwale with mine, then; and snatching the first harpoon, let this old great-grandfather
, eldest son of the Duke of Bridgewater, fled to this country about the end of the last century, to breathe the pure air of free- dom; married here, and died, leaving a son, his own father dying about the same time.
I am named Galazi the Wolf," he answered, "and I am of Zulu blood-- ay, of the blood of Chaka the king; for the father of Senzangacona, the father of Chaka, was my great-grandfather
He was ten years old, the eldest son of Big Toomai, and, according to custom, he would take his father's place on Kala Nag's neck when he grew up, and would handle the heavy iron ankus, the elephant goad, that had been worn smooth by his father, and his grandfather, and his great-grandfather
The first thing he did was to clean up some armour that had belonged to his great-grandfather
, and had been for ages lying forgotten in a corner eaten with rust and covered with mildew.
Allan Melville, great-grandfather
of Herman Melville, removed from Scotland to America in 1748, and established himself as a merchant in Boston.
Because your great-grandfather
was an ass, is that any reason why you should be?
Twelve years had passed since I had read the remarkable manuscript of this remarkable man; this man who remembered no childhood and who could not even offer a vague guess as to his age; who was always young and yet who had dandled my grandfather's great-grandfather
upon his knee; this man who had spent ten years upon the planet Mars; who had fought for the green men of Barsoom and fought against them; who had fought for and against the red men and who had won the ever beautiful Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium, for his wife, and for nearly ten years had been a prince of the house of Tardos Mors, Jeddak of Helium.
His tenure of office was to be for life or until his great-grandfather
, or grandfather, should return.
Others carry the matter still further, and inquire how many of his ancestors have been citizens, as his grandfather, great-grandfather
I am a princess of Helium; my great-grandfather
is a jeddak; my grandfather a jed; and my father is Warlord of all Barsoom.
Sir Edward, this sword, notwithstanding its strange shape and gilded chasing, was wielded with marvellous effect, if history tells the truth, a hundred and thirty years ago by my great-grandfather
when he fought his way to the throne.