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paternal
used in Washington Square

3 uses
  • And she finished dressing, and, according to her aunt's expression, went plumping down into the paternal presence.
    Chapter 19 (76% in)
  • Catherine's back was a broad one, and would have carried a good deal; but to the weight of the paternal displeasure she never ventured to expose it, and our heroine was twenty years old before she treated herself, for evening wear, to a red satin gown trimmed with gold fringe; though this was an article which, for many years, she had coveted in secret.
    Chapter 3 (30% in)
  • If the only office of a son-in-law were to dine at the paternal table, I should set a high value upon your brother.
    Chapter 14 (56% in)

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