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Quotes of PARENT from The Brothers Grimm

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The bird took its flight to a dark wood and remained there for a long time, and meanwhile the parents could hear nothing of their child.
The Brothers Grimm
Grimms' Fairy Tales, THE RAVEN   Context
When their parents are sufficiently rich to pay a ransom, a messenger is sent to negotiate; the prisoner is hostage for the security of the messenger; should the ransom be refused, the prisoner is irrevocably lost.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
Immediately, without any other signal, the carriages moved on, flowing on towards the Corso, down all the streets, like torrents pent up for a while, which again flow into the parent river; and the immense stream again continued its course between its two granite banks.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
Valentine, with a color still heightened by emotion, entered the room just after her parents had quitted it.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 58. M. Noirtier de Villefort   Context
I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES   Context
His name was familiar to me, for many years ago my parents were acquainted with him, but they drifted apart.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER   Context
Children are born each winter, but women never see their children and children never know their parents.
Ayn Rand
Anthem, PART TWO   Context
Many of them had aged parents who were dependent upon them, and some of them were men who had wives whose support in some way they had to provide for.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter III.   Context
Quite a number of letters came from parents protesting against their children engaging in labour while they were in the school.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter X.   Context
Most of the new students brought a written or a verbal request from their parents to the effect that they wanted their children taught nothing but books.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter X.   Context
The more books, the larger they were, and the longer the titles printed upon them, the better pleased the students and their parents seemed to be.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter X.   Context
I gave little heed to these protests, except that I lost no opportunity to go into as many parts of the state as I could, for the purpose of speaking to the parents, and showing them the value of industrial education.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter X.   Context
Many of these organizations went so far in their resolutions as to advise parents to cease sending their children to Tuskegee.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter XIV.   Context
Omer, in compliance with his request; and after showing me a roll of cloth which he said was extra super, and too good mourning for anything short of parents, he took my various dimensions, and put them down in a book.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY   Context
James from his difficulty, and to restore harmony between himself and an affectionate parent, who has undergone so much on his account.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 46. INTELLIGENCE   Context
So successful a watch and ward had been established over the young lady by this judicious parent, that she had grown up highly ornamental, but perfectly helpless and useless.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XXIII   Context
Pocket had taken Time by the forelock (when, to judge from its length, it would seem to have wanted cutting), and had married without the knowledge of the judicious parent.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XXIII   Context
Then, he melted into parental tenderness, and gave them a shilling apiece and told them to go and play; and then as they went out, with one very strong effort to lift himself up by the hair he dismissed the hopeless subject.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XXIII   Context
Gryce, this parental duty was forgotten till the church bells were ringing across the park, and the omnibus had driven away empty.
Edith Wharton
House of Mirth, BOOK 1: Chapter 5   Context
Her parents too had been rootless, blown hither and thither on every wind of fashion, without any personal existence to shelter them from its shifting gusts.
Edith Wharton
House of Mirth, BOOK 2: Chapter 13   Context
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