childless man

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  • I am a childless man, yet here I am as the parent of all of them. Cited from In the Valley, by Harold Frederic
  • He was told that a childless man is not worthy of the king's presence.
  • Now a childless man is just like a loose engine. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 7, May, 1858, by Various
  • Many believed that the master of Earlescourt would soon be a childless man. Cited from Dora Thorne, by Charlotte M. Braeme
  • Her caller looked from one child to the other with an expression of interest and understanding that no childless man can ever wear. Cited from Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby, by Kathleen Norris
  • And a home is so incomplete without children that it seems almost necessary that every childless man or woman should adopt one or two. Cited from Girls and Women, by Harriet E. Paine (AKA: E. Chester)
  • I only, an old, childless man, stand between you and the estates of Mordaunt. Cited from The Disowned, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 5
  • A childless man finds her and cares for her, though his pregnant wife does not approve.
  • Positive, practical, experienced though he was, the childless man had permitted this fantasy to get possession of him. Cited from The Prince of India, by Lew. Wallace, Vol. 2
  • On his own part the childless man had from the first felt for his little kinsman a pathetic affection. Cited from His Grace of Osmonde, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • A childless man, he bestowed upon his younger brother, Francis, the enthusiasm he would have given to a son. Cited from The Sport of the Gods, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • The lone childless man must rejoice to think that a tie is left to him. Cited from What Will He Do With It, Lytton, Book 12
  • I thought of the childless man when your Lordship imagined I was but in fear of your threats. Cited from My Novel, by E. B. Lytton, Book 12
  • He remained to the end a childless man: Allah had decreed it so. Cited from Tales of Destiny, by Edmund Mitchell
  • And his master, a childless man and very fond of Bird, offered to adopt one of his boys and take the lad off his hands. Cited from The Torch and Other Tales, by Eden Phillpotts
  • Unknowingly, he was a childless man, while striving to add more wealth to his only child's inheritance. Cited from House of the Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The childless man or woman has at least preserved his or her individuality, as few fathers and mothers of large families are suffered to do. Cited from Young Lives, by Richard Le Gallienne
  • How excellent to be made heir to the childless man who ruled it, and who could leave it to whomsoever his whim might choose! Cited from Bred in the Bone, by James Payn
  • Wives were forbidden to drink wine as well as having relationships of any kind, unless the husband decided to present them to a childless man to father children.
  • Her uncle might have helped her -- Sir Charles, that is -- the head of the family -- a childless man with plenty of money. Cited from The Adventures of Harry Revel, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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