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  • He particularly requested to see little Coavinses (meaning Charley) and told her, with a patriarchal air, that he had given her late father all the business in his power and that if one of her little brothers would make haste to get set up in the same profession, he hoped he should still be able to put a good deal of employment in his way.

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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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