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Search phrase: ancestor


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Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xii.44Alcides, thou mine ancestor, thy rage.Alcides, thou mine Ancestor, thy rage.
CoriolanusCor II.iii.244.1Was his great ancestor.Was his great Ancestor.
CymbelineCym III.i.55Our ancestor was that Mulmutius whichOur Ancestor was that Mulmutius, which
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.112I, as Aeneas, our great ancestor,I (as Aneas, our great Ancestor,
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.79(To Lucius) Speak, Rome's dear friend, as erst our ancestorSpeake Romes deere friend, as 'erst our Auncestor,


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Aeacus[pron: 'eeakus] son of Zeus and Aegina, an ancestor of Achilles
Aeneas[pron: e'nayas] Trojan hero, son of Anchises and Aphrodite; in Roman legend, the ancestor of the Romans
foregoerforebear, predecessor, ancestor
Japhetin the Bible, Noah’s third son, the ancestor of Europeans
progenitorforefather, ancestor, forebear
Publiussupposed ancestor of Caius Martius
Quintussupposed ancestor of Caius Martius


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Classical mythology...of aeacus] son of zeus and aegina an ancestor of achilles aegle aegles mn...
...neas jc i ii 112 aeneas our great ancestor / did from the flames of troy upon his ...
...r on his shoulders in roman legend the ancestor of the romans anchises dido below ...
Religious personalities and beings...genesis 10) noah&rsquo s third son the ancestor of europeans jaques saint a...
Historical figures... publius cor ii iii 240 supposed ancestor of caius martius coriolanus above ...
... quintus cor ii iii 240 supposed ancestor of caius martius in fact quintus marti...

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ANCESTORBASICancestor n, ancestry n


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