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posterity
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Moby Dick
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  • For small erections may be finished by their first architects; grand ones, true ones, ever leave the copestone to posterity.
  • Yea, more than equally, thought Ahab; since both the ancestry and posterity of Grief go further than the ancestry and posterity of Joy.
  • Yea, more than equally, thought Ahab; since both the ancestry and posterity of Grief go further than the ancestry and posterity of Joy.
  • …the reader, that while in the earlier geological strata there are found the fossils of monsters now almost completely extinct; the subsequent relics discovered in what are called the Tertiary formations seem the connecting, or at any rate intercepted links, between the antichronical creatures, and those whose remote posterity are said to have entered the Ark; all the Fossil Whales hitherto discovered belong to the Tertiary period, which is the last preceding the superficial formations.

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  • we must secure the benefits of freedom for ourselves and our posterity
  • Well, to hear the Post tell it, we lynch ’cause for breakfast; the Journal doesn’t care; and the Times is so wrapped up in its duty to posterity it bores you to death.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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