This young prodigal, who has spent all his fortune, is now reduced to sell his family jewels: hence the 1000 fr.
The beds about Cape May were meant to supply the family table, not the family jewels.
The family jewels are not all gone to the pawnbroker's, as is generally believed.
In the Bracondale family jewels she took but little interest.
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.
I have, however, at my poor house in Gloucestershire, my family jewels.
Ruth was to carry a bandbox and a case supposed to contain the family jewels.
He is not one of their family jewels to be locked up in their cases.
Seize and examine that villain; he has robbed me—examine him instantly: he has stolen the family jewels.
Whether I shall get interested in his family jewels is another matter.
The testicles; nuts: A kick in the family jewels will often dampen a man's ardor (1920s+)