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Usage examples for offspring

  1. The two younger ones were undoubtedly the offspring of the other, and they were engaged in supplying the wants of their poor, blind parent. – Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match by Francis C. Woodworth
  2. She was in the big chair with Baby Paul on her lap and put her finger to her lips, thus announcing that her offspring had fallen asleep. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  3. We had almost forgotten there was such an element, we had so long known only its dark offspring, heat. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs
  4. He did not dare betray the curiosity with which he waited for some one to inform him that his hated offspring had at last come to mortal grief. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  5. According to Plate we ought to say that, the greater the capacity for parental care the fewer the offspring. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  6. With how much more pride would she have looked upon her sons if she could have known them to be the offspring of a high and noble race. – Legends of the Rhine by Wilhelm Ruland
  7. This is the first of the above love, which with its delight after the birth passes fully to the offspring. – The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love by Emanuel Swedenborg
  8. Marvel not then at the love which all men have of their offspring; for that universal love and interest are for the sake of immortality. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece by Various
  9. Agne, Marcus, the young soldier- nay, even Gorgo, were loftier and nobler than she or her people, and she was conscious for the first time that the dangers from which Marcus had longed to protect her were not the offspring of his fancy. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. But chiefly he devoted himself to Ann's daughters, Margery and Agnes, and indeed it is ever so that our heart goeth forth with a love like to that for our own sons or daughters to the offspring of the woman we have loved, even when she has never been our own. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. My Lord Progress is therefore himself a prodigy- a very extraordinary offspring of the human mind, the culminating point of enlightenment. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  12. I shortly afterward ascertained that they were indeed father and offspring. – Fibble, D. D. by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  13. Eloquence is the attendant of peace, the companion of ease and prosperity, and the tender offspring of a free and a well established constitution. – Cicero's Brutus or History of Famous Orators; also His Orator, or Accomplished Speaker. by Cicero
  14. Every one of them knows what he has had to suffer from the condition of culture in schools; every one of them would fain protect his offspring from the need of enduring similar drawbacks, even though he himself was compelled to submit to them. – On the Future of our Educational Institutions by Friedrich Nietzsche
  15. For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring. – The Good News of God by Charles Kingsley
  16. Thus their figures may be said to be unique, as the offspring of a peculiar sympathy between the master's mind and his subject. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  17. A dog- offspring of dogs! – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  18. With the physical form given to offspring by their parents is also given spiritual entity which lives after the decay of that body, an independent being, the center of multitudinous forces. – Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science by Hudson Tuttle
  19. They shall not labor in vain, nor bring forth for trouble; for they are the seed of the blessed of the Lord, and their offspring with them. – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
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