Usage examples for Families

  1. The Duchess of Hohenberg, formerly the Countess Chotek, was a friend of my mother's, and for many years our families have been intimate." – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  2. It brings peace to two families – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  3. We always take a keen interest in the families of those who serve us. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. The two families that were invited came to breakfast. – The Bad Family and Other Stories by Mrs. Fenwick
  5. It's done every day by our best families – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  6. They say not a word about the whole families who are upon the pension list. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  7. Why, Alice, hasn't it been all settled among families – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  8. Let them or help them signal to their families they'll say, and their parents will make us all rich." – Long Ago, Far Away by William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster
  9. Then the delighted soldiers would say to each other, " You see the Emperor knows us all; he knows our families he knows where we have served." – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  10. I have a horror of low families – May Brooke by Anna H. Dorsey
  11. Perhaps, because in no other way had a sense of unhomelike loneliness pressed upon her, as at that time when families generally gathered together in pretty homes. – The Chautauqua Girls At Home by Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden
  12. For of course, if there is to be- as I suppose there is- a union between our families it would be utterly impossible that any cloud could rest on Dr. Ransford, even if he is only your guardian. – The Paradise Mystery by J. S. Fletcher
  13. " Well- no," he hesitated; " their families are old friends, though." – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  14. You may ask what is there to live for; you may say that the cause of Britain is lost, that your tribe is well nigh destroyed, that many of you have lost your wives and families as well. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  15. Nor was the youth's confession disagreeable to the good lady, her mother, who, at one glance, perceived all the advantages of such an union between the two families – The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smollett
  16. Most of them were married and had families – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  17. Orders came to her for shoes from many families in the neighbourhood, and she could not get them finished fast enough. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  18. The duty will then be to their families and to themselves. – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy
  19. Had it landed at that castle the secret would have been handed down to some of the native families just as that of the golden valley and of other hidden treasures has been. – The Treasure of the Incas by G. A. Henty
  20. Families wished to live in private, far from the indifferent and from strangers.... – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain