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a woman ancestor

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2) That Xiao Yi was the prince's grandfather (called "Father Yi" in Wu Ding's divinations) meant that Ancestress Geng was the prince's grandmother (called "Mother Geng" in Wu Ding's divinations).
It was the first time it had known such an event since Lord Hastings's ancestress Rhoda Delaval gave birth to a son in 1756.
Nor is Dana clothed in sainthood, as she persuades her own ancestress to submit to Rufus's sexual demands of risk being beaten to death.
In short, unlike her ancestress, she enjoys complete social, financial, and sexual freedom.
In Graham's Letter to the World (1940), inspired by Emily Dickinson's poetry, Dudley's presence as the Ancestress, the "postponeless Creature," towered.
54, where the wife of Henry II is said to be Eleanor of Castile instead of her ancestress Eleanor of Aquitaine.
my ancestress the one woman who is named who speaks in Talmud an actual historical person they say you learned three hundred precepts from three hundred rabbis in a single day a miraculous feat they say when your sons died you forestalled the grief of your husband the great Rabbi Meir saying: if someone lend me two jewels then require them of me what should I do he said: return them then you showed him the dead boys and when your house was robbed your husband wished to curse the thieves so that they would die but you said it would be better to pray for their repentance and they say once when the formalist Rabbi Yose the Galilean met you on the road and asked directions of you you spoke to him ironically: should you not use fewer words when speaking to a woman
But the family silver nevertheless accompanied him through life (sometimes he usefully pawned it), and he also liked to hang the portrait of an eighteenth-century ancestress, Lady Mary Blair, wherever he lived.
The Appendix contains a translation of the oldest extant written text recounting the life of Lady White Blood, the mythical ancestress with which nearly all southern Thai histories begin.
129), The Great Mother Headdress pays homage to the deity Ila Nya, the ancestress and mother of all, painted white which `signifies the sacred' (p.
I have one ancestress who was the young widow of an old Revolutionary War soldier.
I will accept this only if I am really your ancestress, and then I prefer "grandmother.
Die Ahnfrau ( The Ancestress, 1817), a fate - tragedy not unlike those of Zacharias Werner, and a tragedy (1818) about the Greek poetess Sappho.
And so successful were her daughters that today Mesopotamia features as the ancestress of 12 Group 1 winners.
Mr John speaks of Neath as anglophone but an ancestress of mine was landlady of one of the major hotels there mid-18th century and all that family had Welsh as their first language.