Sentence Examples


  • When seven years old the orphaned Beowulf was adopted by his grandfather king Hrethel, the father of Hygelac, and was regarded by him with as much affection as any of his own sons.
  • Orphaned at the age of four, he was reared by an uncle at Augsburg, who finally sent him to the university of Dillingen.
  • They had no children, but adopted an orphaned daughter of Mrs Eliza Garnaut, a friend, and this young girl (afterwards the wife of George W.