future generation

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See: descendant
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Should he delay the search a little longer, the house would pass from the lineal heir, and with it the vast heap of gold, to remain in its burial-place, till the ruin of the aged walls should discover it to strangers of a future generation.
However, they became reassured as to the fate of future generations on being apprised that, according to the calculations of Laplace, this acceleration of motion is confined within very restricted limits, and that a proportional diminution of speed will be certain to succeed it.
Wherever they ferret out a lost locality made holy by some Scriptural event, they straightway build a massive--almost imperishable--church there, and preserve the memory of that locality for the gratification of future generations. If it had been left to Protestants to do this most worthy work, we would not even know where Jerusalem is to-day, and the man who could go and put his finger on Nazareth would be too wise for this world.
His duties all performed, --the highest prosperity attained,--his race and future generations fixed on a stable basis, and with a stately roof to shelter them for centuries to come,--what other upward step remained for this good man to take, save the final step from earth to the golden gate of heaven!
The interview was brief, and the interviewer could not help feeling although treated with pleasant courtesy, that more important matters were in hand than the perpetuation of a romancer's countenance to future generations; but a friendly family acquaintance grew up from the incident, and will remain an abiding memory.
The gods arranged all this, and sent them their misfortunes in order that future generations might have something to sing about.
Perry and I decided to set a style in architecture that would not curse future generations with the white plague, so we have plenty of ventilation.
Enveloped by tradition in mysterious attributes, the men of future generations would call him godlike; and remote posterity would see him standing, dimly glorious, far up the valley of a hundred centuries.
London - Student accommodation specialist Future Generation has today secured a [pounds sterling]62million development loan from Maslow Capital to build a landmark development in Guildford, Surrey.
One of the working goals of Future Design (FD) is to bring players into the current political decision-making process whose job is to represent the interests of future generations. A typical illustration of this approach can be observed in a psychology experiment presented in "Future Design - Evidence and Insights from Participatory Deliberations" by Tatsuyoshi Saijo and Keishiro Hara, Journal of Japan Society on Water Environment, 2017, Vol.
Jameela Salem Al Muhairi, Minister of State for Public Education, are seen with the participants during the opening of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.-Photo by Ryan Lim
The appeal document statement from Southern Grove Pinfold Gate Ltd, Future Generation, says: "The reasons for refusal are directly at odds with the initial advice of the local planning authority's expert officers, through both the pre-application and initial planning application period, and as such the basis on which the planning application was made.

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