Here also the customary choice of men from the same family of the gens brought to life the first hereditary nobility.
Human Analysis proves to us that something very near this is the case for it shows how the habitual mental processes of every individual are always "off the same piece of goods" as his body.
Antonyms: See synonyms for OLD.
The more in the course of economic development, undermining the old communism and increasing the density of population, the traditional sexual relations lost their innocent character suited to the primitive forest, the more debasing and oppressive they naturally appeared to women; and the more they consequently longed for relief by the right of chastity, of temporary or permanent marriage with one man.
Used of humans, the term *is* pejorative and implies an uncreative, bureaucratic, by-the-book mentality.
The same unimaginative quality made the Romans leave the seaways of the Mediterranean undeveloped.
Repose had again incarnadined her cheeks; and having, at Gabriel's request, arranged her hair this morning as she had worn it years ago on Norcombe Hill, she seemed in his eyes remarkably like a girl of that fascinating dream, which, considering that she was now only three or four-and-twenty, was perhaps not very wonderful.