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  • In him Sullivan saw a kindred capacity for obsession.   (source)
  • Hank was a dear friend of his, in many ways a kindred spirit.   (source)
  • The female Cyclopes barked an order to her kindred, and three of them followed her up the hill.   (source)
    kindred = family
  • Matthew and I are such kindred spirits I can read his thoughts without words at all.   (source)
    kindred = similar or related in quality or character
  • I find an extraordinary kindred spirit in Anatole.†   (source)
  • I meet your eyes
    you don't even see me
    You hardly respond
    when I whisper hello
    Could be my soul mate
    two kindred spirits
    Maybe we're not
    I guess we'll never
    My own mother
    you carried me in you
    Now you see nothing
    but what I wear
    People ask you
    how I am doing
    You smile and nod
    don't let it end

    Put me
    underneath God's sky and
    know me
    don't just see me with your eyes
    Take away
    this mask of flesh and bone and
    see me
    for my soul
    And now you…†   (source)
  • During spare moments, I played street football with others from across the country who were also there, some from kindred conditions.†   (source)
  • I feel like I'm talking to a kindred spirit in March, and our shared experience—though hers has lasted much longer and involves her own flesh and blood—is a source of comfort.†   (source)
  • The laughter in his deep-set black eyes, the feverish heat of his big hand around mine, the flash of his white teeth against his dark skin, his face stretching into the wide smile that had always been like a key to a secret door where only kindred spirits could enter.†   (source)
  • Mama had known him since he was a kindred swelling of her first cousin's belly.†   (source)
  • He was older than I, but we were kindred spirits, both curious about the world outside our forest, eager to explore and eager to strike against Galbatorix.†   (source)
  • Matthew, Cara, and Caleb walk together, talking about something that has them all excited, kindred spirits that they are.†   (source)
  • My kindred and I have walked this land for a thousand years, Elias.†   (source)
  • We are somehow kindred spirits beyond just our family ties.†   (source)
  • Russ wants to believe they are still assembled in some recognizable manner, the kindred unit at the radio, old lines and ties and propinquities.†   (source)
  • You seemed kind of like a kindred spirit.†   (source)
  • We are Exiles, and most of our kindred have long ago departed and we too are now only tarrying here a while, ere we return over the Great Sea.†   (source)
  • But in you, my boy, he found a kindred spirit.†   (source)
  • " Still quoting Tom Paine: "He sees his species not with the inhuman idea of a natural enemy"--you're either with us or against us, no. "He sees his species as kindred.†   (source)
  • Adams's remarks had been graceful, dignified, appropriate, and, with the possible exception of his reference to "kindred blood," altogether sincere.†   (source)
  • Jackie Kennedy is self-admittedly "obsessed" with Garbo, in whom she sees a kindred spirit.†   (source)
  • As different as we are, we are in many ways kindred spirits.†   (source)
  • And I, in turn, extend greetings on behalf of my sisters to honor our kindred who crossed the sea long ago.†   (source)
  • They stared at one another as if each wondered what to make of the other, as if they sensed a kindred spirit.†   (source)
  • I am one of those, only a halfDwarf, and if any of my kindred, the true Dwarfs, are still alive anywhere in the world, doubtless they would despise me and call me a traitor.†   (source)
  • A New York lieutenant wrote to his sister in January, 1863, that in his officers' mess "we have had several pretty spirited, I may call them hot, controversies about slavery, the Emancipation Edict and kindred subjects."†   (source)
  • To varying degrees they tolerated each other's spouses, but they made no particular effort with the spouses' families, whom they generally felt to be not quite as close and kindred-spirited as their own family was.†   (source)
  • Kindred blood flows in the veins of Americans.†   (source)
  • Yet I speak to you now not as your king but as a kindred warrior, horrified at the dishonor Heafstaag tried to place upon us all!†   (source)
  • It allowed them to think themselves superior to their kindred service in Egypt.†   (source)
  • A string of fireflies flashed on the lawn, as though with kindred enthusiasm.†   (source)
  • The English seemed to find them to be kindred spirits.†   (source)
  • My sense of making fictional comedy undoubtedly caught its first spark from the antic pantomime of the silent screen, and from having a kindred soul to laugh with.†   (source)
  • And even Elisabet isn't truly a kindred spirit.†   (source)
  • Everybody at the kindred meeting took sides with Osugo when Okonkwo called him a woman.†   (source)
  • And so it is of human life the goal to seek, forever seek, the kindred soul.†   (source)
  • We will make such a chase as shall be accounted a marvel among the Three Kindreds : Elves.†   (source)
  • And they were my kindred and my friends.†   (source)
  • Even our own kindred in the North are sundered from us.†   (source)
  • That has been the task of my kindred, while the years have lengthened and the grass has grown.†   (source)
  • Night oft brings news to near kindred, 'tis said.†   (source)
  • Narvi and his craft and all his kindred have vanished from the earth.†   (source)
  • Too seldom do my kindred journey hither from the North.'†   (source)
  • Word came to Rivendell, they say: _Aragorn has need of his kindred.†   (source)
  • Then, by our leave, lord, I must take new counsel for myself and my kindred.†   (source)
  • Surely this is a blade wrought by our own kindred in the North in the deep past?†   (source)
  • But deep in the hearts of all my kindred lies the sea-longing, which it is perilous to stir.†   (source)
  • The burden must lie now upon you and your kindred.†   (source)
  • For the time comes of the Dominion of Men, and the Elder Kindred shall fade or depart.†   (source)
  • In her, he recognized a kindred spirit.†   (source)
  • Then he smiled his familiar smile, the smile of a kindred spirit, and I was sure our friendship was intact.†   (source)
  • He sees his species not with the inhuman idea of a natural enemy, but as kindred … It is the pursuit of this truth that appears to be the common tenor of all the voices you hear in this new volume.†   (source)
  • In many ways, the all-male goblins and all-female hags shared a common culture, and Max wondered if the two species were not distant kindred.†   (source)
  • A kindred spirit.†   (source)
  • God give her ahappy delivery' Royalty, nobility, and vile pageantry, by which a few of the human race lord it over and tread on the necks of their fellow mortals, seem like to be demolished with their kindred Bastille, which is said to be laid in ashes.†   (source)
  • The following letter is the best evidence that John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln were indeed kindred spirits.†   (source)
  • His black eyes meet mine, and his description of himself and his kindred fades from my mind like a dream upon waking.†   (source)
  • Kindred spirit, huh?†   (source)
  • A fellow celibate and more or less kindred spirit but her biological opposite, her male half, dead these many years.†   (source)
  • …to stand in your Majesty's royal presence in a diplomatic character; and I shall esteem my self the happiest of men if I can be instrumental in recommending my country more and more to your Majesty's royal benevolence, and of restoring an entire esteem, confidence, and affection, or, in better words, the old good nature and the old good humor between people who, though separated by an ocean and under different governments, have the same language, a similar religion, and kindred blood.†   (source)
  • We alone here represent our kindred.†   (source)
  • 'You have the keen eyes of your fair kindred, Legolas,' he said; 'and they can tell a sparrow from a finch a league off.†   (source)
  • I have looked on Moria, and it is very great, but it has become dark and dreadful; and we have found no sign of my kindred.†   (source)
  • But do not tell all your kindred!†   (source)
  • But when the Ents all gathered round Treebeard, bowing their heads slightly, murmuring in their slow musical voices, and looking long and intently at the strangers, then the hobbits saw that they were all of the same kindred, and all had the same eyes: not all so old or so deep as Treebeard's, but all with the same slow, steady, thoughtful expression, and the same green flicker.†   (source)
  • So it is that Luthien Tinuviel alone of the Elf-kindred has died indeed and left the world, and they have lost her whom they most loved.†   (source)
  • Some of my kindred, journeying in your land beyond the Baranduin, learned that things were amiss, and sent messages as swiftly as they could.†   (source)
  • And since you come with an Elf of our kindred, we are willing to befriend you, as Elrond asked; though it is not our custom to lead strangers through our land.†   (source)
  • For the Elves of the High Kindred had not yet forsaken Middle-earth, and they dwelt still at that time at the Grey Havens away to the west, and in other places within reach of the Shire.†   (source)
  • They heard my voice across the Nimrodel, and knew that I was one of their Northern kindred, and therefore they did not hinder our crossing; and afterwards they heard my song.†   (source)
  • In the middle of the table, against the woven cloths upon the wall, there was a chair under a canopy, and there sat a lady fair to look upon, and so like was she in form of womanhood to Elrond that Frodo guessed that she was one of his close kindred.†   (source)
  • 'Then many of the Elves of Nimrodel's kindred left their dwellings and departed and she was lost far in the South, in the passes of the White Mountains; and she came not to the ship where Amroth her lover waited for her.†   (source)
  • Never again shall there be any such league of Elves and Men; for Men multiply and the Firstborn decrease, and the two kindreds are estranged.†   (source)
  • Not he, yet one of his kindred.†   (source)
  • That is all of our kindred that could be gathered in haste; but the brethren Elladan and Elrohir have ridden with us, desiring to go to the war.†   (source)
  • With them went many Elves of the High Kindred who would no longer stay in Middle-earth; and among them, filled with a sadness that was yet blessed and without bitterness, rode Sam, and Frodo, and Bilbo, and the Elves delighted to honour them.†   (source)
  • In every street they passed some great house or court over whose doors and arched gates were carved many fair letters of strange and ancient shapes: names Pippin guessed of great men and kindreds that had once dwelt there; and yet now they were silent, and no footsteps rang on their wide pavements, nor voice was heard in their halls, nor any face looked out from door or empty window.†   (source)
  • In fact we have both been educated at the same, or similar, or, at any rate, kindred establishments.†   (source)
  • In fact we have both been educated at the same, or similar, or, at any rate, kindred establishments.†   (source)
  • Now that Charles was dead, her place and her son's place were with his kindred.†   (source)
  • It is in my mind to ask what share of their inheritance you would have paid to our kindred, had you found the hoard unguarded and us slain.†   (source)
  • But that night the future troubled nobody; the house was full of light and music, the air warm with that simple hospitality of the frontier, where people dwell in exile, far from their kindred, where they lead rough lives and seldom meet together for pleasure.†   (source)
  • And then the General had made another fitting reply to that, disclaiming any merit for that past service; and with more mention of France, of Belgium, of glory, of honour and of such kindred things they had embraced each other heartily and the conversation had ended.†   (source)
  • It was not the economics of Communism, nor the great powerof trade unions, nor the excitement of underground politics that claimed me; my attention was caught by the similarity of the experiences of workers in other lands, by the possibility of uniting scattered but kindred peoples into a whole.†   (source)
  • Amid his heavy burdens, duties, and responsibilities - unsought but not recoiled from - the President has traveled a thousand miles to dignify and magnify our meeting here today and to give me an opportunity of addressing this kindred nation, as well as my own countrymen across the ocean, and perhaps some other countries too.†   (source)
  • Amid his heavy burdens, duties, and responsibilities - unsought but not recoiled from - the President has traveled a thousand miles to dignify and magnify our meeting here to-day and to give me an opportunity of addressing this kindred nation, as well as my own countrymen across the ocean, and perhaps some other countries too.†   (source)
  • Despite privation and hardships, despite food speculators and kindred scourges, despite death and sickness and suffering which had now left their mark on nearly every family, the South was again saying "One more victory and the war is over," saying it with even more happy assurance than in the summer before.†   (source)
  • Fraternal association requires not only the growing friendship and mutual understanding between our two vast but kindred systems of society, but the continuance of the intimate relationship between our military advisers, leading to common study of potential dangers, the similarity of weapons and manuals of instructions, and to the interchange of officers and cadets at technical colleges.†   (source)
  • Fraternal association requires not only the growing friendship and mutual understanding between our two vast but kindred systems of society, but the continuance of the intimate relationship between our military advisers, leading to common study of potential dangers, the similarity of weapons and manuals of instructions, and to the interchange of officers and cadets at technical colleges.†   (source)
  • They recognized with kindred senses the nature of the man and his arrival.†   (source)
  • He could not sway the crowd but he might appeal to a little circle of kindred minds.†   (source)
  • The youth studied the faces of his companions, ever on the watch to detect kindred emotions.†   (source)
  • Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think.†   (source)
  • Not exactly a kindred spirit, you know, but still very nice.†   (source)
  • But I think it must be splendid and I believe I shall find that Miss Stacy is a kindred spirit.†   (source)
  • "Miss Barry was a kindred spirit, after all," Anne confided to Marilla.†   (source)
  • She had discovered another kindred spirit.†   (source)
  • Have you discovered another kindred spirit?†   (source)
  • I felt that he was a kindred spirit as soon as ever I saw him.†   (source)
  • I have sought but a kindred spirit to share it, and I have found such in thee.†   (source)
  • The report of his undeniable delirium at sea was likewise popularly ascribed to a kindred cause.†   (source)
  • Help for the Bastille prisoner's kindred in La Force!†   (source)
  • The right thing must always be done toward kindred.†   (source)
  • —and sad, because he missed his heavenly kindred!†   (source)
  • Wherever my son goes, he can claim kindred with Ap-Kerrig.†   (source)
  • His own relation to Farfrae and Lucetta overshadowed all kindred ones.†   (source)
  • By praise-deeds it shall be That in each and all kindreds a man shall have thriving.†   (source)
  • It certainly was; for they had been two kindred spirits.†   (source)
  • There was no touch of pity, sorrow, or kindred humanity, in this answer.†   (source)
  • I feel called to leave my kindred for a while; but it is a trial—the flesh is weak.†   (source)
  • Now let him try society,—the society, that is to say, of kindred and old friends.†   (source)
  • He makes himself as agreeable as possible; talks on theology, and other kindred topics.†   (source)
  • I know thou dost, for of such was the faith of all thy kindred.†   (source)
  • Where was the parent which hatched it, its kindred, and its father in the heavens?†   (source)
  • Chapter VIII: Influence Of Democracy On Kindred.†   (source)
  • But the Maker all wielded Of the kindred of mankind, as yet now he doeth.†   (source)
  • On the kindred of Cain the Lord living ever Awreaked the murder of the slaying of Abel.†   (source)
  • Of the measureless kindred; thereof Offa was†   (source)
  • So is manifest truth 700 That God the Almighty the kindred of men Hath wielded wide ever.†   (source)
  • They had voiced a kindred intellect and spirit, and as such I had received them into a camaraderie of the mind; but now their place was in my heart.†   (source)
  • He was experiencing a last humiliation, the bitterest of all, at this moment—the humiliation of blushing for his own kindred in his own house.†   (source)
  • Hunting and kindred outdoor delights had kept down the fat and hardened his muscles; and to him, as to the cold-tubbing races, the love of water had been a tonic and a health preserver.†   (source)
  • But these thoughts and kindred dubious ones flitting across his mind were suddenly replaced by an intuitional surmise which, though as yet obscure in form, served practically to affect his reception of the ill tidings.†   (source)
  • He was the prettiest man of his kindred; and the best swordsman in the Hielands, David, and that is the same as to say, in all the world, I should ken, for it was him that taught me.†   (source)
  • I felt that for Montgomery there was no help; that he was, in truth, half akin to these Beast Folk, unfitted for human kindred.†   (source)
  • For half a minute, perhaps, they stood gaping, then Mrs. Bunting went across the room and looked behind the screen, while Mr. Bunting, by a kindred impulse, peered under the desk.†   (source)
  • I often thought how much wiser it would have been to give these girls the same amount of maternal training—and I favour any kind of training, whether in the languages or mathematics, that gives strength and culture to the mind—but at the same time to give them the most thorough training in the latest and best methods of laundrying and other kindred occupations.†   (source)
  • …him with awe, he had never before come in contact with a mind so noble, so unapproachable and austere; it reminded him of that statue by Rodin, L'Age d'Airain, which he passionately admired; and then there was Hume: the scepticism of that charming philosopher touched a kindred note in Philip; and, revelling in the lucid style which seemed able to put complicated thought into simple words, musical and measured, he read as he might have read a novel, a smile of pleasure on his lips.†   (source)
  • As the stenographer Rita Simons was pretty as a picture, and Miss Ella Stowbody's long and intensive study of the drama and kindred arts in Eastern schools was seen in the fine finish of her part.†   (source)
  • We return to face our superiors, our kindred, our friends—those whom we obey, and those whom we love; but even they who have neither, the most free, lonely, irresponsible and bereft of ties,—even those for whom home holds no dear face, no familiar voice,—even they have to meet the spirit that dwells within the land, under its sky, in its air, in its valleys, and on its rises, in its fields, in its waters and its trees—a mute friend, judge, and inspirer.†   (source)
  • And when the Hungarian flood swept eastward, the Szekelys were claimed as kindred by the victorious Magyars, and to us for centuries was trusted the guarding of the frontier of Turkeyland.†   (source)
  • Her kindred dwelling there would probably continue their daily lives as heretofore, with no great diminution of pleasure in their consciousness, although she would be far off, and they deprived of her smile.†   (source)
  • Having censured the circumcision, she bethought her of kindred topics, and asked Aziz when he was going to be married.†   (source)
  • ] They understood one another, were kindred souls in fact, without, however, the least suspicion of any evil existing.†   (source)
  • Some such things have been hit upon in the last resort of surgery; most of the kindred evidence that will recur to your mind has been demonstrated as it were by accident,—by tyrants, by criminals, by the breeders of horses and dogs, by all kinds of untrained clumsy-handed men working for their own immediate ends.†   (source)
  • He came to deliver an address at the formal opening of the Slater-Armstrong Agricultural Building, our first large building to be used for the purpose of giving training to our students in agriculture and kindred branches.†   (source)
  • There were others present who had not met for years, and who had no feeling whatever for each other, unless it were dislike; and yet they met tonight as though they had seen each other but yesterday in some friendly and intimate assembly of kindred spirits.†   (source)
  • He spoke such things as these and more of a kindred sort to her, being still swayed by the antipathetic wave which warps direct souls with such persistence when once their vision finds itself mocked by appearances.†   (source)
  • With the impulse of a soul who could feel for kindred sufferers as much as for herself, Tess's first thought was to put the still living birds out of their torture, and to this end with her own hands she broke the necks of as many as she could find, leaving them to lie where she had found them till the game-keepers should come—as they probably would come—to look for them a second time.†   (source)
  • Anne permitted herself to be led down and comforted, reflecting that it was really providential that Mrs. Allan was a kindred spirit.†   (source)
  • "Well, did you find Diana a kindred spirit?" asked Marilla as they went up through the garden of Green Gables.†   (source)
  • Not a kindred spirit, of course; but still I like him and I'm awfully sorry I ever criticized his prayers.†   (source)
  • A bosom friend—an intimate friend, you know—a really kindred spirit to whom I can confide my inmost soul.†   (source)
  • There were lots I wanted to ask her, but I didn't like to because I didn't think she was a kindred spirit.†   (source)
  • "I would like to, because you seem like an interesting lady, and you might even be a kindred spirit although you don't look very much like it.†   (source)
  • Anne, although sincerely sorry for Minnie May, was far from being insensible to the romance of the situation and to the sweetness of once more sharing that romance with a kindred spirit.†   (source)
  • Nay, nay; I speak not of a time so very distant, but of favor shown to thy kindred by one of mine, within the memory of thy youngest warrior.†   (source)
  • …rankled the heart of an old man, that has never harmed you or your'n, with bitter feelings toward his kind, at a time when his thoughts should be on a better world; and you've driven him to wish that the beasts of the forest, who never feast on the blood of their own families, was his kindred and race; and now, when he has come to see the last brand of his hut, before it is incited into ashes, you follow him up, at midnight, like hungry hounds on the track of a worn-out and dying deer.†   (source)
  • The boy had, with the additional softening claim of a lingering illness of his mother's, been the means of a sort of reconciliation; and Mr. and Mrs. Churchill, having no children of their own, nor any other young creature of equal kindred to care for, offered to take the whole charge of the little Frank soon after her decease.†   (source)
  • 'And when I came to you, that night, to lay down all my load of shame and grief, and knew that I had to tell that, underneath your roof, one of my own kindred, to whom you had been a benefactor, for the love of me, had spoken to me words that should have found no utterance, even if I had been the weak and mercenary wretch he thought me — my mind revolted from the taint the very tale conveyed.†   (source)
  • I have kindred in Wisconsin.†   (source)
  • A single word from the white men was enough—against all our wishes, prayers, and entreaties—to sunder forever the dearest friends, dearest kindred, and strongest ties known to human beings.†   (source)
  • Ralph Nickleby, who was proof against all appeals of blood and kindred—who was steeled against every tale of sorrow and distress—staggered while he looked, and went back into his house, as a man who had seen a spirit from some world beyond the grave.†   (source)
  • They parted with moistened eyes; and as Benjamin turned away, he said, "Phil, I part with all my kindred."†   (source)
  • I know that most men think differently from myself; but those whose lives are by profession devoted to the study of these or kindred subjects content me as little as any.†   (source)
  • It was not and is not money these seething millions want, but love and sympathy, the pulse of hearts beating with red blood;—a gift which to-day only their own kindred and race can bring to the masses, but which once saintly souls brought to their favored children in the crusade of the sixties, that finest thing in American history, and one of the few things untainted by sordid greed and cheap vainglory.†   (source)
  • Why should not my servant be like my own kindred, so that I may take him into my family and rejoice in doing so?†   (source)
  • As one of her nearest kindred, she had naturally betaken herself to Hepzibah, with no idea of forcing herself on her cousin's protection, but only for a visit of a week or two, which might be indefinitely extended, should it prove for the happiness of both.†   (source)
  • Moreover, I, on my side, require of every writer, first or last, a simple and sincere account of his own life, and not merely what he has heard of other men's lives; some such account as he would send to his kindred from a distant land; for if he has lived sincerely, it must have been in a distant land to me.†   (source)
  • No, Seth; but I counsel you to wait patiently, and not lightly to leave your own country and kindred.†   (source)
  • People and kindred must take care of their own fatherless, leaving them that have no children to their own loneliness.†   (source)
  • When Rebecca saw the two magnificent Cashmere shawls which Joseph Sedley had brought home to his sister, she said, with perfect truth, "that it must be delightful to have a brother," and easily got the pity of the tender-hearted Amelia for being alone in the world, an orphan without friends or kindred.†   (source)
  • Our object being to search the neighbourhood for traces of the boa constrictor, or any of his kindred, Fritz, Jack, and Franz went with me to the sugar-cane brake, and we satisfied ourselves that our enemy had not been there.†   (source)
  • There is a thought that for strength should avail me, Though both of shelter and kindred despoiled; Heaven is a home, and a rest will not fail me; God is a friend to the poor orphan child.†   (source)
  • And it would be astonishing to find how soon the change is felt if we had no kindred changes to compare with it.†   (source)
  • 'This young gentleman is blessed, in a peculiar way, with every thing the heart of mortal can most desire,—splendid property, noble kindred, and extensive patronage.†   (source)
  • As to Mr Edward, he, too, had a large acquaintance, and was generally engaged (for the most part, in diceing circles, or others of a kindred nature), during the greater part of every night.†   (source)
  • The crimson hand expressed the ineludible gripe in which mortality clutches the highest and purest of earthly mould, degrading them into kindred with the lowest, and even with the very brutes, like whom their visible frames return to dust.†   (source)
  • At the head of the enlightened nations of the Old World the inhabitants of the United States more particularly distinguished one, to which they were closely united by a common origin and by kindred habits.†   (source)
  • His meeting with her struck him as a particularly happy omen; he was delighted to see her, as though she were of his own kindred.†   (source)
  • No need to tell the student from what kindred he was sprung; if he came not himself from the groves of Athene', his ancestry did.†   (source)
  • Which is to assert an always self-proven fact: that even the best governed and most free and most enlightened monarchy is still behind the best condition attainable by its people; and that the same is true of kindred governments of lower grades, all the way down to the lowest.†   (source)
  • The management of the estate, his relations with the peasants and the neighbors, the care of his household, the management of his sister's and brother's property, of which he had the direction, his relations with his wife and kindred, the care of his child, and the new bee-keeping hobby he had taken up that spring, filled all his time.†   (source)
  • The excellent papa labored under the delusion that he was, and reveled in long discussions with the kindred spirit, till a chance remark of his more observing grandson suddenly enlightened him.†   (source)
  • The strange plants were basking in the sunshine, and now and then nodding gently to one another, as if in acknowledgment of sympathy and kindred.†   (source)
  • Now, Mr. Bumble was a fat man, and a choleric; so, instead of responding to this open-hearted salutation in a kindred spirit, he gave the little wicket a tremendous shake, and then bestowed upon it a kick which could have emanated from no leg but a beadle's.†   (source)
  • I freely confess that I was exceedingly fond of geology and all its kindred sciences; the blood of a mineralogist was in my veins, and in the midst of my specimens I was always happy.†   (source)
  • Sir Thomas's parental solicitude and high sense of honour and decorum, Edmund's upright principles, unsuspicious temper, and genuine strength of feeling, made her think it scarcely possible for them to support life and reason under such disgrace; and it appeared to her that, as far as this world alone was concerned, the greatest blessing to every one of kindred with Mrs. Rushworth would be instant annihilation.†   (source)
  • I was much vexed at her and the servant for their mutual revelations; having no doubt of Linton's approaching arrival, communicated by the former, being reported to Mr. Heathcliff; and feeling as confident that Catherine's first thought on her father's return would be to seek an explanation of the latter's assertion concerning her rude-bred kindred.†   (source)
  • I would see your Saxon kindred together, Sir Wilfred, and become better acquainted with them than heretofore.†   (source)
  • All his faults were marked by kindred traits, and were those of a man who had a fine baritone, whose clothes hung well upon him, and who even in his ordinary gestures had an air of inbred distinction.†   (source)
  • …of anything that was becoming, or that belonged to that eternal fitness of things which was plainly indicated in the practice of the most substantial parishioners, and in the family traditions,—such as obedience to parents, faithfulness to kindred, industry, rigid honesty, thrift, the thorough scouring of wooden and copper utensils, the hoarding of coins likely to disappear from the currency, the production of first-rate commodities for the market, and the general preference of…†   (source)
  • He was never married, and had no near kindred but ourselves and one other person, not more closely related than we.†   (source)
  • Your kindred renounce you, for they know no shame but the ties of blood which bind them in name with you.†   (source)
  • The women telegraphed their approval to one another, and Mr. March, feeling that he had got a kindred spirit, opened his choicest stores for his guest's benefit, while silent John listened and enjoyed the talk, but said not a word, and Mr. Laurence found it impossible to go to sleep.†   (source)
  • …and suitors of all sorts, and against the general crowd, in whose way the forensic wisdom of ages has interposed a million of obstacles to the transaction of the commonest business of life; diving through law and equity, and through that kindred mystery, the street mud, which is made of nobody knows what and collects about us nobody knows whence or how— we only knowing in general that when there is too much of it we find it necessary to shovel it away—the lawyer and the law-stationer…†   (source)
  • There were tears in the eyes of the gentle girl, as these words were spoken; and when one fell upon the flower over which she bent, and glistened brightly in its cup, making it more beautiful, it seemed as though the outpouring of her fresh young heart, claimed kindred naturally, with the loveliest things in nature.†   (source)
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