1 'But the wood is older than your family,' said Connie gently.
2 They were always a forward sandy-headed family, said Mrs Bolton.
3 It means a man bringing up a family on twenty-five and thirty shillings.
4 His wife's family did not have his sort of manners, or his sort of etiquette.
5 I feel every man of my family has done his bit here, since we've had the place.
6 There were several: the house was a warren, and the family never sold anything.
7 She belonged to one of the best families, and had the character to carry it off.
8 They were always a haughty family, standoffish in a way, as they've a right to be.
9 But, being solid Scotch middle class, she loathed any 'lowering' of oneself or the family.
10 Wrapped up carefully to preserve it from damage and dry-rot was the old family cradle, of rosewood.
11 He was not in actual touch with anybody, save, traditionally, with Wragby, and, through the close bond of family defence, with Emma.
12 There's a long gawky lass of a daughter training for a school-teacher, and I help her with her lessons sometimes, so we're quite the family.
13 And the Guthries, the family of four, were good solid Edinburgh middle class, enjoying everything in a solid fashion, and daring everything while risking nothing.
14 A sense of isolation intensified the family tie, a sense of the weakness of their position, a sense of defencelessness, in spite of, or because of, the title and the land.
15 Hilda, however, suddenly married a man ten years older than herself, an elder member of the same Cambridge group, a man with a fair amount of money, and a comfortable family job in the government: he also wrote philosophical essays.