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But never a word did he relate of the lineage of Olaf, yet held he him in high favour.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
Now the name of a certain man from Vik was Lodin, and he possessed much wealth and was come of a goodly lineage.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
Maybe thou art of higher lineage than she, yet nevertheless it beseemeth to me that with her is the happiness of ye both.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
He took no pains to conceal his birth and lineage in the most aristocratic country of the world.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
Perhaps Tess's lineage had more value for himself than for anybody in the world beside.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
He was a gentleman whose lineage was ancient, whose circumstances were narrow and whose morals were loose.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
The Caros, like some other local families, suggested a Roman lineage, more or less grafted on the stock of the Slingers.
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY
Never shall it be said by the craven hearted enemy that John Seymour has ever defiled the proud lineage of his people.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
She was highly educated, knew a dozen languages, was of illustrious lineage, and was immensely particular.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
No monarch on earth can trace back his lineage by an unbroken chain through so many centuries.
WHERE HALF THE WORLD IS WAKING UPCLARENCE POE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LINEAGE

  • cultural level
  • degree
  • estate
  • grade
  • lineage
  • order
  • position
  • race
  • rank
  • social order
  • species
  • sphere
  • standing
  • station
  • status
  • stratum
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