It was his pre-natal heritage, combined with a selfish nature.
The mother of Napoleon is an example of the power of pre-natal direction.
Pre-natal culture and telegony were found to be mere delusions.
For if a man is a beggar by his own pre-natal sins, people will tend to despise the beggar.
Within the pre-natal Amanda an impish Amanda still lingered.
There have been cases on record where pre-natal influences have produced a like result.
In-dwelling conceptions assumed by the former, pre-natal experiences by the latter.
The "clouds of glory" which we trail with us in after life need not be traced to a pre-natal state.
If I remember her at all it is as a vision, more like a glimpse of a pre-natal existence than as a part of my earthly life.
The father's influence is strong at the moment of conception; the mother's during the whole period of pre-natal existence.