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Letter "A" » aunt
«Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it as though it were a doctor's fee, and both ignored the transaction.»
«There have been too many books in which some young man is looking forward, backward or sideways in anger. Or in which some Southern youth is being chased through the magnolia bushes by his aunt. She catches him on page 28 with horrid results.»
«They are not royal. They just happen to have me as their aunt.»
«Our children await Christmas presents like politicians getting in election returns: there's the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in»
Author: Marcelene Cox
, Christmas present
, his uncle
, The District
«My children are not royal; they just happen to have the Queen for their aunt.»
«I suppose, I'll now be known as Charley's Aunt.»
«My Aunt Minnie would always be punctual and never hold up production, but who would pay to see my Aunt Minnie?»
«My aunt in Knoxville would bring newspapers up, which we used for toilet paper. Before we used it, we'd look at the pictures.»
«A man with a hump-backed uncle mustn't make fun of another man's cross-eyed aunt»
Author: Mark Twain
, make fun
, the Hump
«Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established.»