Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


It has been true generally that great men have first had great mothers.

It has been often observed that great men have had great mothers.

To the great mothers, (goddesses,) Anthony Orberthol willingly and meritoriously has performed his vows or promises.

But Anna was equal to the task, and deserves to be ranked among the great mothers of the world.

A new grade of womanhood we can clearly foresee; proud, strong, serene, independent; great mothers of great women and great men.

Let the great Mothers of the Universe repair to-day to Skanda.

Sex it is makes women great also; great mates for great men, great mothers, writers, ministers to poor Humanity—great saints.

Several reasons have led me to select Aphrodite from the vast legion of Great Mothers for special consideration.

Every novel was suckled at the breasts of older novels, and great mothers are often prolific of anmic offspring.