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cousin

Etiquette a title used by a sovereign when addressing another sovereign or a nobleman

Cousin

Victor . 1792--1867, French philosopher and educational reformer
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At first she sat silent; but that could not last: she had resolved to make a pet of her little cousin, as she would have him to be; and she commenced stroking his curls, and kissing his cheek, and offering him tea in her saucer, like a baby.
On coming within sight of it the cousin, Sancho, and Don Quixote dismounted, and the first two immediately tied the latter very firmly with the ropes, and as they were girding and swathing him Sancho said to him, "Mind what you are about, master mine; don't go burying yourself alive, or putting yourself where you'll be like a bottle put to cool in a well; it's no affair or business of your worship's to become the explorer of this, which must be worse than a Moorish dungeon.
You are certainly treating your cousin very handsomely
The old chief and his cousin were indignant at the supposed delinquency of their friends across the water, and called out for them to come over and answer for their shameful conduct.
The sheriff had now touched his cousin in a sensitive spot; and Marmaduke lent a more attentive ear to the speaker, who, after waiting a moment to see the effect of this extraordinary development, proceeded:
My dear little cousin," said he, with all the gentleness of an excellent nature, "what can be the matter?
Camden Place, was swept away for many days; for the Dalrymples(in Anne's opinion, most unfortunately) were cousins of the Elliots; and the agony was how to introduce themselves properly.
You were a horrid boy, and kissed me once behind a door; but it was your cousin Vandie Newland, who never looked at me, that I was in love with.
The other cousins soon disperse, to the last cousin there.
I have only seen her once before, for a couple of minutes, when my cousin introduced her to me, just before I left England.
I'm glad you've come, cousin, and I hope you'll find the Aunt-hill pretty jolly.
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