childless aunt

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  • And a childless aunt, my uncle's wife, Had come to gladden that quiet life. Cited from Brave Men and Women, by O.E. Fuller
  • My great-aunt was born in the provinces in 1781, but she was adopted by a childless aunt and uncle who made their home in Paris. Cited from Musical Memories, by Camille Saint-Saens
  • Because Princess Kaiulani was second in line to the throne after her elderly and childless aunt, the young girl was expected to eventually become Queen.
  • When William was eleven years old, his father inherited a substantial home and property in nearby Clifton from a childless aunt and uncle and relocated his family there.
  • On account of poliomyelitis a girl, not quite four years of age, was brought from the country into town, and remained over night with a childless aunt in a big -- for her, naturally, huge -- bed. Cited from Dream Psychology, by Sigmund Freud
  • In 1927, Buddicom gave birth to a daughter as a result of an unsuccessful affair, and gave the baby away for a childless aunt to adopt.
  • He would not be gainsaid, nor take no for an answer, nor accept, as a reason for refusal, that she was only sixteen, and that he did not know her, for she had been away with a childless aunt since she was three. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • However he had been adopted and raised by his childless aunt Marie Christine of Austria and her husband Albert of Saxe-Teschen.
  • In actuality, their childless aunt Queen Elisabeth Ludovika (wife of Frederick William IV of Prussia) took care of them.
  • James Audley thus in 1342 inherited his childless aunt Eleanor's moiety of the barony of Barnstaple, giving him possession of the whole.
  • James Audley thus in 1342 inherited his childless aunt Eleanor's moieties of the two baronies of Barnstaple and Blagdon, thus giving him possession of the whole of each.
  • The children were brought up by his maternal uncle, Amiruddin Tyabji, and childless aunt, hamida Begum, in a middle-class household in Khetwadi, Mumbai.
  • The Crawfurds had a cousin visiting them -- an English cousin, Polly Musgrave -- from the luxury and comparative gaiety of her rich, childless aunt's house in York. Cited from Girlhood and Womanhood, by Sarah Tytler
  • One of numerous children, she was effectively adopted by a childless aunt, Mary Blair Hargrave and her husband, Dr. Samuel Pleasants Hargrave, and lived with them in Hanover, Virginia.
  • James Audley thus in 1342 inherited his childless aunt Eleanor's moiety of the barony of Barnstaple, giving him possession of the whole, including the constituent manor of Combe Martin.
  • At about the age of three, Sara was effectively adopted by her childless aunt, Mary Blair Hargrave, and her husband, Dr. Samuel Pleasants Hargrave, and lived mostly with this couple in Hanover, Virginia.
  • Matilda de Braose was given 2/3rds of the manor of Tawstock by her childless aunt Loretta, Countess of Leicester.
  • James Audley thus in 1342 inherited his childless aunt Eleanor's moiety of the barony of Barnstaple, giving him possession of the whole, including 2/3rds of the manor of Tawstock.