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  • He has his favourite box, he bespeaks all the papers, he is down upon bald patriarchs, who keep them more than ten minutes afterwards.
  • "There’s your fare!" says the patriarch to the coachman with a fierce grin and shaking his incapable fist at him.

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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.
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