And that same boy - no, his very much older brother
-was up at four of the dim dawn in streaming, crackling oilskins, hammering, literally for the dear life, on a bell smaller than the steward's breakfast- bell, while somewhere close at hand a thirty-foot steel stem was storming along at twenty miles an hour!
"You see," she continued, "a younger brother may not take a mate until all his older brothers
have done so, unless the older brother
waives his prerogative, which Jubal would not do, knowing that as long as he kept them single they would be all the keener in aiding him to secure a mate."
Three children--John, my older brother
, Amanda, my sister, and myself--had a pallet on the dirt floor, or, to be more correct, we slept in and on a bundle of filthy rags laid upon the dirt floor.
Shortly after this his older brother
, Gansevoort Melville, sailed for England as secretary of legation to Ambassador McLane, and the manuscript was intrusted to Gansevoort for submission to John Murray.
With me they had been like older brothers
; had restrained their speech and manners out of care for me, and given me so much good comradeship.
The Avonlea young people had been practicing for weeks, and all the scholars were especially interested in it by reason of older brothers
and sisters who were going to take part.
'Please join me and let's take a picture so Noy sees it,' Aquino told Roxas, referring to her older brother
, former President Benigno S.
Months later, it was revealed that the cardigan was previously owned by her older brother
is the first of his works to appear in English.
They also had an older brother
, Colin, and a sister, Sheila.
He told the court that the older brother
produced a handgun and both of them assaulted the victim by stamping on him, punching and kicking him while he was on the ground.
They regularly quarreled over the issue after which one of them involved their older brother
, who resided nearby, to settle the matter.
The Bible says Jacob, the younger of Isaac's sons, got the better of his older brother
by tricking the old man into blessing him, thereby making away with what rightfully belonged to his older brother
He was a third child and his older brother
Albert was destined to be king, but died when he was only 15.
In his victim impact statement yesterday, he said: "I often thought about killing her as I know it would make life better for my siblings but that would mean they would have to grow up without their older brother
and they didn't deserve that.