1 My mother had much desired to have a daughter, but I continued their single offspring.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Chapter 1
2 She left to my care her only child, a little girl, the offspring of her first guilty connection, who was then about three years old.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER 31
3 Vanity, while seeking its own guilty triumph at the expense of another, had involved him in a real attachment, which extravagance, or at least its offspring, necessity, had required to be sacrificed.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER 44
4 Mrs. Micawber and our offspring will accompany me.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
5 You are about to enter into holy matrimony, and God may bless you with offspring.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 5: Chapter 1
6 Make restitution to an innocent and unoffending child, for such he is, although the offspring of a guilty and most miserable love.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER XLIX
7 And the institution of the family, and the emotions that arise therein, the fierce jealousy, the tenderness for offspring, parental self-devotion, all found their justification and support in the imminent dangers of the young.
8 And, kissing the boy's head, he turned to Manilov and Madame with the slight smile which one assumes before assuring parents of the guileless merits of their offspring.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich GogolGet Context In PART 1: CHAPTER II
9 Every conceivable subject was discussed, including politics and military affairs; and in this connection guests voiced jejune opinions for the expression of which they would, at any other time, have soundly spanked their offspring.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich GogolGet Context In PART 1: CHAPTER VII
10 This caused some secret envy among women whose husbands took offspring for granted, long before the children were christened.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER L
11 The singularity lay in the hostile feelings with which the child regarded all these offsprings of her own heart and mind.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneGet Context In VI. PEARL