If I could but have Papa
and Mamma, and the rest of them here, I suppose I should be too happy
play for his wedding, and he give my papa
fine gun, and my papa
," said Eva, putting it gently away, "don't deceive yourself
I have no secrets from papa
-- what business has papa
to have secrets from me
He has mastered papa
's weaknesses, fostered them, and taken advantage of them, until - to say all that I mean in a word, Trotwood, - until papa
is afraid of him.
But in the meantime, sir, no false pride; we must stay with our friends; we must sponge a while on Papa
Van Tromp, who has sponged so often upon us.
Mamma thought of asking her if she would mind taking another when she came; but papa
thought she might object.
Vincy's belief that Rosamond could manage her papa
was well founded.
I still think it is, Tom; and perhaps your papa
and mamma would think so too, if they thought much about it.
I am sure," said she, "that dear mother would like papa
to do whatever would make him most happy.
She was only sixteen, and he was perfectly splendid; and she has plenty of money, and every one talked about it; and when she went anywhere, people looked, you know, and she liked it; but her papa
is an old poke, so he 's sent them all away.
One of them was a Little, Small, Wee Bear; and one was a Middle- sized Bear, and the other was a Great, Huge Bear"--and from the way it is told, I think we may be sure that Uncle Robert or comical papa
often told stories with a circle of eager, bright faces round him.