1 Mr. Gryce was new to such manifestations; he wondered rather nervously if she were delicate, having far-reaching fears about the future of his progeny.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
2 He was naturally a very nervous, shuddering sort of little fellow, this bread-faced steward; the progeny of a bankrupt baker and a hospital nurse.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
3 And in this same last or shoe, that old woman of the nursery tale, with the swarming brood, might very comfortably be lodged, she and all her progeny.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 75. The Right Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
4 Here the full space of thrice an hundred years shall the kingdom endure under the race of Hector's kin, till the royal priestess Ilia from Mars' embrace shall give birth to a twin progeny.
5 King, Faunus' illustrious progeny, neither hath black tempest driven us with stress of waves to shelter in your lands, nor hath star or shore misled us on the way we went.
6 Let this be the union, this the bridal that Venus' illustrious progeny and Latinus the King shall celebrate.