papa


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an informal term for a father

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She has, however, the most extraordinary opinions--wishes to do away with the aristocracy, thinks it wrong that Arthur should have Kingscote when papa dies, etc.
Papa, these poor creatures love their children as much as you do me.
Dear papa," said the child, laying her burning cheek against his, "how I wish we could go together
I promise you my friend, the writing of the golden Papa speaks with a tongue of trumpets for itself.
I heard papa tell Richard that half his fortune should go to me on my wedding-day.
I have told papa that I can think of Richard as a friend, but not as a husband.
Now, Papa Meagles, Papa Meagles,' said Mrs Gowan, who became extremely deliberate and prepossessing in manner whenever that gentleman became at all warm, 'perhaps to prevent confusion, I had better speak for myself than trouble your kindness to speak for me.
The Dowager here made a smiling obeisance, rather to the room than to any one in it, and therewith took a final farewell of Papa and Mama Meagles.
But Rosamond had good reasons for suggesting to Lydgate that papa should be appealed to in writing.
On the contrary, papa, he will increase the practice.
Heathcliff was quite cordial, papa,' observed Catherine, not at all convinced; 'and he didn't object to our seeing each other: he said I might come to his house when I pleased; only I must not tell you, because you had quarrelled with him, and would not forgive him for marrying aunt Isabella.
No, Miss Catherine, the acquaintance must be dropped entirely: so papa expects, and I shall see that it is done.
The introduction being completed, Miss Snevellicci's papa (who was scented with rum-and-water) said that he was delighted to make the acquaintance of a gentleman so highly talented; and furthermore remarked, that there hadn't been such a hit made--no, not since the first appearance of his friend Mr Glavormelly, at the Coburg.
So saying Miss Snevellicci's papa rubbed the tip of his nose with a very yellow silk handkerchief, and gave the company to understand that these recollections overcame him.
As they debated the story, and prattled about it, and wondered what Papa would do and say, came a loud knock, as of an avenging thunder-clap, at the door, which made these conspirators start.