Synonyms for fore-fathers

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We laugh at the oddity of our fore-fathers--our successors will laugh at us.

But ye could create yourselves into fathers and fore-fathers of Beyond-man; and let this be your best creating.

This erect attitude is that which our fore-fathers of the traditions mostly favoured.

Traces are there to be seen of the buildings which our fore-fathers raised, namely, towers built of bricks.

Once upon a time your fore-fathers made no scruple about not only killing, but also eating their relations.

The burning pile was to him what the cross was to our fore-fathers, and what the gibbet is to us, only far more disgraceful.

The soul of the valley is naturally the Santa Casa itself, the casa solar of the saint's fore-fathers.

Let us therefore look into the activities our fore-fathers busied themselves with.

Our fore-fathers ate it, but merely from ostentation, for it was only served up on the tables of the greatest nobles.

Can you forget that there was a time when your fore-fathers' dwelling stood on Brvikens' strand?