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patriarch
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War and Peace
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  • He hired the first cab he met and told the driver to go to the Patriarch’s Ponds, where the widow Bazdeev’s house was.
  • Having reached the Patriarch’s Ponds Pierre found the Bazdeevs’ house, where he had not been for a long time past.

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  • He is the patriarch of the extended family.
  • I think Overbearing Eurocentric Patriarchs would be perfect, but I don’t suggest it.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak

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