Charles was, in fact, on his mother's side, second-cousin to an English Earl.
You are of the noble Austrian blood; the second-cousin of your mother is a grand duke; you must not forget.'
second-cousin Charles Adams had been in correspondence with him, and advised him to return.
Val Dartie, it was true, was a second-cousin, but it was not the thing for Holly to go about with him.
He was my own second-cousin, and our folks used to visit back and forth a good deal before he was married.