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Micawber, myself, and our offspring, to thank them in the warmest and most uncompromising terms for their good wishes.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
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 Gogol Context
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 Mitche Context
In the broad hint which he dropped respecting the daughter of Waldemar Fitzurse, John had more than one motive, each the offspring of a mind, which was a strange mixture of carelessness and presumption with low artifice and cunning.
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 Austen Context
One way and another, it has begotten events so remarkable in themselves, and so continuously momentous in their sequential issues, that whaling may well be regarded as that Egyptian mother, who bore offspring themselves pregnant from her womb.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
All which seems no more than that duty, which God and nature has laid on man, as well as other creatures, to preserve their offspring, till they can be able to shift for themselves, and will scarce amount to an instance or proof of parents regal authority.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
The Puritans looked on, and, if they smiled, were none the less inclined to pronounce the child a demon offspring, from the indescribable charm of beauty and eccentricity that shone through her little figure, and sparkled with its activity.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context