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  1. We were at home at the Forest- lodge or ever the sun had set; there we found Aunt Jacoba more calm than we had hoped for, inasmuch as that not only had her husband sent her brief tidings of us, but likewise she had heard more exactly all that had kept us away. – Margery, Volume 7. by Georg Ebers
  2. And whatever seemed to me the most praiseworthy grace in my Aunt Jacoba was, that albeit she could never hear the hearty thanksgiving of those she had comforted and healed, she nevertheless, to the end of her days, ceased not from caring for the poor folks in the forest like a very mother. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. Then Aunt Jacoba bethought herself that restitution and benevolence might be made one; and, quoth she, this matter might greatly profit the housekeeper and her little ones, inasmuch as that the sorrowing father had promised a ransom of thirty Hungarian ducats to him who should bring back his little daughter living; and forthwith the whole tribe of the bear- leaders were to be bound. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. We stood in front of Aunt Jacoba and could scarce believe our eyes and ears when she opened wide her arms and, with beaming eyes, cried in a voice of glad content: " Come, come to my heart, children! – Margery, Volume 7. by Georg Ebers
  5. Aunt Jacoba was in her chimney corner, and how she took this sudden purpose on Ann's part, may be imagined. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  6. When presently the bearers set down the litter, Aunt Jacoba looked at the fine house before which we stood, and enquired what this might mean, whereas it was seven years since she had been in the city, and the master's new dwelling was not at that time built. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  7. Now when all was made ready Aunt Jacoba begged of Ann that she should hold the sore closed while Master Ulsenius made the linen bands wet. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  8. Judging by the orphans I was shown at Jacoba Aidecoa and elsewhere, and from all I saw and heard, I believe that half of the 400, 000 have died as the result of starvation. – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  9. The next day we should have gone out to the forest, but we remained at home; Aunt Jacoba would see no one. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. To all this my aunt agreed, and presently, when Pernhart came in, clad in his holiday garb- a goodly man and well fitted for his new dignity, Aunt Jacoba bid me go look out for Ann. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. This evening, as it fell, Aunt Jacoba was not with her guests, but unwillingly, inasmuch as we were to depart homewards next morning, and the gentlemen sat late over their farewell cups. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. So I sat dumb and thoughtful by her side, till Aunt Jacoba sent for me to lay cold water on the arm of the little kidnapped maid. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  13. Philip the Good was, however, a much abler ruler than his father, a far- seeing statesman, who pursued his plans with a patient and unscrupulous pertinacity, of which a conspicuous example is to be found in his long protracted struggle with his cousin Jacoba the only child and heiress of William of Holland, whose misfortunes and courage have made her one of the most romantic figures of history. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  14. By a mixture of force and intrigue Philip, in 1433, at last compelled Jacoba to abdicate, and he became Count of Holland, Zeeland and Hainault. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
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