brother-in-law


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a brother by marriage

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I will not press thee, Sancho," said Ricote; "but tell me, wert thou in our village when my wife and daughter and brother-in-law left it?
Lady Susan, in a letter to her brother-in-law, has declared her intention of visiting us almost immediately; and as such a visit is in all probability merely an affair of convenience, it is impossible to conjecture its length.
There were two of them, and one he saw, with a rush of indignation, was in the handwriting of his brother-in-law.
Her brother-in-law, Colonel MacAndrew, stood in front of the fireplace, warming his back at an unlit fire.
I remember my brother-in-law going for a short sea trip once, for the benefit of his health.
He resolutely denied these rumors, assuring everyone that nothing had happened except that his brother-in-law had proposed to her and been refused.
Richard found Helen talking to her brother-in-law, over two dishes of yellow cake and smooth bread and butter.
Bulstrode, alone with his brother-in-law, poured himself out a glass of water, and opened a sandwich-box.
It started, directly, in the London palace of Henry III, and was the result of a quarrel between the King and his powerful brother-in-law, Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester.
Here for a day he camped with Carmack, a squaw-man, and his Indian brother-in-law, Skookum Jim, bought a boat, and, with his dogs on board, drifted down the Yukon to Forty Mile.
Martin saw in every line, not the fine Italian hand, but the coarse grocer's fist, of his brother-in-law.
Having murdered his brother-in-law, Orrin Brower of Kentucky was a fugitive from justice.
My brother-in-law owned a machine which he used in the day-time.
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