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  • The signal for prayer was then promptly given by megaphone and in an instant all heads were bared, the commendatore’s patriarchal sombrero, which has been in the possession of his family since the revolution of Rienzi, being removed by his medical adviser in attendance, Dr Pippi.

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  • We are working to displace the patriarchy in our society.
  • I’m not going to get sucked into that patriarchal institutional oppression again.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo

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