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  • We show on the following page a pedigree of the royal and illustrious houses that traced their descent from John of Gaunt.
  • The pedigree and early exploits of Prometheus are given by Hesiod (Theog.
  • His dam Spiletta was by Regulus, son of the Godolphin Barb, from Mother Western, by a son of Snake from a mare by Old Montague out of a mare by Hautboy, from a daughter of Brimmer and a mare whose pedigree was unknown.
  • We should be able to construct the pedigree of every group, in other words, the gigantic natural system, but there would be no classification.
  • Macaulay, it must be noted, exaggerated persistently the poverty of Johnson's pedigree, the squalor of his early married life, the grotesqueness of his entourage in Fleet Street, the decline and fall from complete virtue of Mrs Thrale, the novelty and success of the Dictionary, the complete failure of the Shakespeare and the political tracts.
 

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