But the seaman of the last generation, brought into sympathy with the caravels of ancient time by his sailing-ship, their lineal descendant
, cannot look upon those lumbering forms navigating the naive seas of ancient woodcuts without a feeling of surprise, of affectionate derision, envy, and admiration.
He did not mention that he was a lineal descendant
of Balaam's ass, but everybody knew that without his telling it.
I am the lineal descendant
of that infant -- I am the rightful Duke of Bridgewater; and here am I, forlorn, torn from my high estate, hunted of men, despised by the cold world, ragged, worn, heart-broken, and degraded to the companion- ship of felons on a raft
Du Bois, the present librarian of Ardis, is a lineal descendant
of this revolutionary pair.
I am fully convinced that species are not immutable; but that those belonging to what are called the same genera are lineal descendants
of some other and generally extinct species, in the same manner as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species.
If the lineal descendants
of Ham are alone to be scriptur- ally enslaved, it is certain that slavery at the south must soon become unscriptural; for thousands are ushered into the world, annually, who, like myself, owe their existence to white fathers, and those fa- thers most frequently their own masters.
For the great airships with which Germany attacked New York in her last gigantic effort for world supremacy--before humanity realized that world supremacy was a dream--were the lineal descendants
of the Zeppelin airship that flew over Lake Constance in 1906, and of the Lebaudy navigables that made their memorable excursions over Paris in 1907 and 1908.
Especially appropriate for Shearith Israel is the claim of lineal descendant
from those "who participated in the struggle of the revolution of 1776.
The organization is a lineal descendant
of the original al Qaeda in Iraq, established shortly after 2003 in the vacuum created by the fall of Saddam.
Prior Supreme Court rulings had already banned public schools from teaching creationism as a violation of the Establishment Clause, and the Court had ruled as well that creationism's lineal descendant
, scientific creationism, was still a religion, despite the lip service it paid to science.
is the oldest patriotic youth organization in the United States and is open to anyone younger than 21 who is a lineal descendant
of a person who rendered aid to the cause of American Independence.
Quintus corresponded with Wittmack and send him some of his hybrids; it may well be, but this is speculation, that the Bromelia binotii from Quintus was a lineal descendant
of Regel's plant.