son fell to the bottom of the river's bed: luckily it was nearly dry, but his bones were almost broken, and the bank was so steep that he could find no way to get out.
"Well?" she went on, taking the girl's chin familiarly in her hand, with a half-satirical, half-fond attention which betrayed that the youngest daughter, with all her faults, was the governess's favorite -- "Well?
Though his youngest daughter might resemble him in nothing else, it was easy to see where Magdalen's unmethodical habits came from.
Bitter as it was for the princess to see the unhappiness of her eldest daughter, Dolly, on the point of leaving her husband, her anxiety over the decision of her youngest
daughter's fate engrossed all her feelings.
"Is dat the gentleman-kinsman who'll make Sissy a lady?" asked the youngest
In a very short time after I went to live at Balti- more, my old master's youngest
son Richard died; and in about three years and six months after his death, my old master, Captain Anthony, died, leav- only his son, Andrew, and daughter, Lucretia, to share his estate.
"Oh!" said Lydia stoutly, "I am not afraid; for though I AM the youngest
, I'm the tallest."
About half a mile from the palace in which they lived there stood a castle, which was uninhabited and almost a ruin, but the garden which surrounded it was a mass of blooming flowers, and in this garden the youngest Princess used often to walk.
Now one of the Princess's elder sisters, who was very inquisitive, had found out about everything, and went to pay her youngest sister a visit in the ruined castle.
Meanwhile the younger generation: Boris, the officer, Anna Mikhaylovna's son; Nicholas, the undergraduate, the count's eldest son; Sonya, the count's fifteen-year-old niece, and little Petya, his youngest
boy, had all settled down in the drawing room and were obviously trying to restrain within the bounds of decorum the excitement and mirth that shone in all their faces.
(The youngest Flopsy Bunny got upon the window-sill.)
One of the rotten marrows came flying through the kitchen window, and hit the youngest Flopsy Bunny.