patrimony


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any special privilege accorded a firstborn

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a church endowment

an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)

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Gift, in one case, makes it as really the new owner's, as labor made it the first owner's: in the other case, of patrimony, the law makes an ownership which will be valid in each man's view according to the estimate which he sets on the public tranquillity.
Should I of these the liberty regard, Who, freed, as to their ancient patrimony, Unhumbled, unrepentant, unreformed, Headlong would follow, and to their gods perhaps Of Bethel and of Dan?
While his brother wasted his patrimony and ultimately came to want ("Works and Days", 34 ff.
My father had squandered his patrimony in the course of an exceedingly wild and extravagant youth.
In the art of making money I have been midway between my father and grandfather: for my grandfather, whose name I bear, doubled and trebled the value of his patrimony, that which he inherited being much what I possess now; but my father Lysanias reduced the property below what it is at present: and I shall be satisfied if I leave to these my sons not less but a little more than I received.
You who have little or no patrimony to bequeath or to inherit, may be on good terms with your father or your son, whereas the heir of a great prince, such as my Lord Steyne, must naturally be angry at being kept out of his kingdom, and eye the occupant of it with no very agreeable glances.
My small patrimony was left a part of the capital of the Firm I am with, by my father, a former partner; and I am a charge upon the Firm until I come of age; and then I step into my modest share in the concern.
My own little patrimony is hardly sufficient to make her independent of the world.
NNA - Head of the Democratic Gathering, MP Walid Jumblatt, on Monday accused the municipality of Beirut of caring for energizing the real estate sector at the account of the patrimony of Lebanon's capital, following related news issued by al-Akhbar daily.
The celebration will reach its climax in December with the launch of two extremely limited editions: the re edition of Les Jumeles, a jewel lipstick case form Lancome's patrimony, and a very special version of the new La Vie est Belle l'Extrait created with France's oldest high jeweller, Mellerio dit Mellers.
2015-011: the present contract is for the supply of heating gas oil (type B - NBN T52-716) in buildings belonging to the patrimony of WoninGent.
All the attempts at the end of the '70s and beginning of the '80s to stop the destruction of traditional patrimony had weak results.
Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time
According to Mihaela Hamza, attorney HM Expert, "Realitatea Media has debts and the reorganization plan stipulated that the payment of debts, including those to the state budget, is made by selling goods from the patrimony and obtaining cash.