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other words for godmother

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The godmother's greatest gift, I should say, though the fable lays little stress on it, was a capacity for unalloyed delight.

The Real AdventureHenry Kitchell Webster

You think Im happy because the money my godmother left me enabled me to marry the man of my choice, a man who was well off.

His godmother helped him out of many difficulties for there was never such a wise old woman.

The Little Lame PrinceDinah Maria Mulock

She had never disobeyed her nurse or godmother, and had therefore never been reproved.

Old French Fairy TalesComtesse de Sgur

My godmother has beaten me a good deal, and I ran away from home.

The GrandeeArmando Palacio Valds

She was little changed; something sterner, something more robust, but it was my godmother, Mrs. Bretton.

The Worlds Greatest BooksArthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.

But come in—come in—Waldo is only gone to fetch some brushwood, and our godmother, too, will be here soon.'

Christmas Tree LandMary Louisa Molesworth

I rushed into the library full of my forebodings, but my godmother only said, "No grumbling, my dear!"

On this occasion Miss Guerin did me the honour to stand as godmother, and afterwards gave me a treat.

Hunting for a needle in a haystack seemed nothing in comparison to finding her godmother in such a crowd.

The Little Colonel's House PartyAnnie Fellows Johnston


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