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Let me hope my constitution is almost peculiar: my dear mother used to say I should never have a comfortable home; and only last summer I proved myself perfectly unworthy of one.
Emily Bronte
Wuthering Heights, CHAPTER I   Context
Even you, Nelly, if we have a dispute sometimes, you back Isabella at once; and I yield like a foolish mother: I call her a darling, and flatter her into a good temper.
Emily Bronte
Wuthering Heights, CHAPTER X   Context
I should be in a curious taking if I surrendered my heart to that young person, and the daughter turned out a second edition of the mother.
Emily Bronte
Wuthering Heights, CHAPTER XIV   Context
Fortunately its mother died before the time arrived; some thirteen years after the decease of Catherine, when Linton was twelve, or a little more.
Emily Bronte
Wuthering Heights, CHAPTER XVII   Context
The little one was always Cathy: it formed to him a distinction from the mother, and yet a connection with her; and his attachment sprang from its relation to her, far more than from its being his own.
Emily Bronte
Wuthering Heights, CHAPTER XVII   Context
That capacity for intense attachments reminded me of her mother: still she did not resemble her: for she could be soft and mild as a dove, and she had a gentle voice and pensive expression: her anger was never furious; her love never fierce: it was deep and tender.
Emily Bronte
Wuthering Heights, CHAPTER XVIII   Context
You may also tell him that the mother of Linton desired him to remain under my guardianship; and, at present, his health is very precarious.
Emily Bronte
Wuthering Heights, CHAPTER XIX   Context
And then she cried, and took a little picture from her neck, and said I should have that; two pictures in a gold case, on one side her mother, and on the other uncle, when they were young.
Emily Bronte
Wuthering Heights, CHAPTER XXVIII   Context
This was the young man whom his mother and sister called to their aid to sustain them under the serious trial which they felt they would soon have to endure.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
In the passage she saw a retreating shadow; it was Julie, who, uneasy herself, had anticipated her mother.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
Yet, through a singular impulse, it was neither to her mother nor her brother that she applied, but to Emmanuel.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
Go to work, labor, young man, struggle ardently and courageously; live, yourself, your mother and sister, with the most rigid economy, so that from day to day the property of those whom I leave in your hands may augment and fructify.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
This costume is a fancy one, it appears, and the resemblance is so great that I think I still see my mother the same as she was in 1830.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 41. The Presentation   Context
The picture seems to have a malign influence, for my mother rarely comes here without looking at it, and still more rarely does she look at it without weeping.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 41. The Presentation   Context
As she had a loose muslin dress on and as nothing concealed her figure, I saw she would ere long become a mother.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
What though she has lost her own mother at a tender age, she has had the happiness to find a second mother in Madame de Villefort.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe   Context
Oh, if my mother were still living, there would be nothing to fear, Maximilian, for I would tell her that I loved you, and she would protect us.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe   Context
Valentine, whom we have in the rapid march of our narrative presented to our readers without formally introducing her, was a tall and graceful girl of nineteen, with bright chestnut hair, deep blue eyes, and that reposeful air of quiet distinction which characterized her mother.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 52. Toxicology   Context
In that case your mother would hold me in aversion, and I do not at all wish that; on the contrary, I desire to stand high in her esteem.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks   Context
My brother Edward, who inherits nothing from his mother, will, therefore, be poor in comparison with me.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch   Context
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