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one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

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My objections to this, that the present inhabitants of England are mentally fit, and could therefore not have descended from an ancestry of undiluted lunacy he brushes aside with the assertion that insanity is not necessarily hereditary; and that even though it was, in many cases a return to natural conditions from the state of high civilization, which is thought to have induced mental disease in the ancient world, would, after several generations, have thoroughly expunged every trace of the affliction from the brains and nerves of the descendants of the original maniacs.
Like Burke, of mixed English and Irish ancestry, the son of a poor country curate of the English Church in Ireland, he was born in 1728.
If ancestry is worth anything it should at least teach us to go about without pinning our hearts upon our sleeves.
Although the citizen of the United States may claim so just an ancestry, he is far from being exempt from the penalties of his fallen race.
The Ancestry stand (200/300) is the onestop-shop for all things Ancestryrelated at this year's show.
First large-scale nationwide analysis yields maps of genetic ancestry that reflect US history
Native American ancestry is associated with a lower asthma risk, but African ancestry is associated with a higher risk, according to the largest-ever study of how genetic variation influences asthma risk in Latinos, in whom both African and Native American ancestry is common.
com)-- DNA testing has been made more accessible by the introduction of a premium DNA Ancestry Test by London's premier online testing website, TestDiagnostics.
Washington, December 14 ( ANI ): A leading California-based personal genetics company has announced the availability of Ancestry Composition - a new feature that provides state-of-the-art geographic illustration of an individual's ancestral origins.
The transaction represents a premium of 41% over Ancestry.
BUDDING historians wanting to find out more about their Irish ancestors are being invited to an ancestry day.
The software comes with either a free trial or subscription to Ancestry.
A new partnership between the National Trust and Ancestry.
Instead, it asks respondents to select the ancestry or ancestries with which they "most closely identify" (Australian Bureau of Statistics 2006:7).
This hypothesis was supported by an early study of intermarriage among immigrants and the second generation of European ancestries in Australia which shows that persons from ancestry groups that are similar to one another on these social and demographic characteristics are more likely to intermarry.