I think it was so splendid in Father
to go as chaplain when he was too old to be drafted, and not strong enough for a soldier," said Meg warmly.
Once again, my father
," said Scheherazade, "will you grant me what I ask?
At this her father
laughed very heartily and said, "By Allah, Christian, she must be very beautiful if she is like my daughter, who is the most beautiful woman in all this kingdom: only look at her well and thou wilt see I am telling the truth.
The lad panted out these phrases, one after another, like minute guns; but at the last word, which rang in that stately chamber like an oath, his heart failed him utterly; and the dreaded silence settled on father
Do as you please; but, first of all, pray have a servant, father
My mother," answered Telemachus, tells me I am son to Ulysses, but it is a wise child that knows his own father
True, my father
and I used to have grave conversations about lessons and teachers and the French language and grammar; yet we were all very happy and contented together.
Son Adam, and daughter Martha," said the venerable Father
Ephraim, fixing his aged eyes piercingly upon them, "if ye can conscientiously undertake this charge, speak, that the brethren may not doubt of your fitness.
Then, reverend father
, I have truly a clean breast.
, remember that I need not leave you; we shall be two to love you; you will learn to know the man to whose care you bequeath me.
But Tom, hearing of the bargain they wanted to make, crept up his father
's coat to his shoulder and whispered in his ear, 'Take the money, father
, and let them have me; I'll soon come back to you.
As far as worldly wealth goes," continued his father
, "you will no doubt stand far superior to your brothers in a few years.
Your son," wrote Kutuzov, "fell before my eyes, a standard in his hand and at the head of a regiment- he fell as a hero, worthy of his father
and his fatherland.
You will think I didn't care for you, or your father
AS Norman of Torn rode out from the castle of De Stutevill, Father
Claude dismounted from his sleek donkey within the ballium of Torn.