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a male godchild

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George, in his domestic character of Bluffy, to take leave of Quebec and Malta and insinuate a sponsorial shilling into the pocket of his godson with felicitations on his success in life, it is dark when Mr.
I have intrusted them to the care of Cornelius van Baerle, my godson, whom you know, and who lives at Dort.
And so they sat and chatted pleasantly until, "on a sudden, we were alarmed with the noise of a drum, and immediately entered my little godson to give me a point of war.
For young Nightingale was his uncle's godson, and had lived more with him than with his father.
Osborne was Sedley's godson, and had been one of the family any time these three-and-twenty years.
Of course there was an Abel, own godson to the Mr Garland of that name; and there was a Dick, whom Mr Swiveller did especially favour.