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The proud Miss Althea Beekman, the dignified descendant of a long line of ancestors, turned red.

I have said little of the Dean's ancestors, merely named the Burnetts and Bannermans.

The conjecture that Chaucers ancestors were merchants, of no valydytye.

Tree-men and cave-dwellers, and ancestors of the future royal race of Saturn, I suppose!

A Honeymoon in SpaceGeorge Griffith

Brune had only followed in the steps of a great number of his ancestors.

A Rose of a Hundred LeavesAmelia Edith Huddleston Barr

Her ancestors were of king's blood, and the more immediate of them were distinguished for their valor and high birth.

Among the bones of these animals have been found the stone hatchets and flint arrows of our ancestors.

Mistakes of MosesRobert G. Ingersoll

Then they talked badly to each other, telling of each other's dead parents and ancestors.

Seven Mohave MythsA. L. Kroeber

I'm not in love with your ancestors, or with your relatives, or your friends.

The Road to UnderstandingEleanor H. Porter

Our fathers knew by this, that they were their ancestors, who were always led by the priests—the more fools they!

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