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posterity
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Macbeth
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  • Thou hast it now,—king, Cawdor, Glamis, all, As the weird women promis’d; and, I fear, Thou play’dst most foully for’t; yet it was said It should not stand in thy posterity; But that myself should be the root and father Of many kings.

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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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