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Why, the title dies out with her, and she comes into all the family jewels.
THE RIDDLE OF THE PURPLE EMPERORMARY E. HANSHEW AND THOMAS W. HANSHEW
He is not one of their family jewels to be locked up in their cases.
LADY BYRON VINDICATEDHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
They were very handsomely dressed, and wore their family jewels.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Among these valuables were the Burgoyne family jewels—quite a treasure, believe me, Mr. Kirkwood.
THE BLACK BAGLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Ruth was to carry a bandbox and a case supposed to contain the family jewels.
THE MOVING PICTURE GIRLS IN WAR PLAYSLAURA LEE HOPE
The newspapers would seize upon it; the family jewels would be reset; the long-stored silver resurrected.
SATURDAY'S CHILDKATHLEEN NORRIS
In the Bracondale family jewels she took but little interest.
THE WHITE LIEWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Family jewels were invariably the last resort of declining fortunes unwilling to abandon cherished appearances.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
Whether I shall get interested in his family jewels is another matter.
CHRISTOPHER QUARLESPERCY JAMES BREBNER
I suppose you think it would be a very fine thing to be Baroness De Burgh, and go to court with all the family jewels on.
A CROOKED PATHMRS. ALEXANDER