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  • To speak plainly, the matter implicates the great House of Ormstein, hereditary kings of Bohemia.
  • Your Majesty had not spoken before I was aware that I was addressing Wilhelm Gottsreich Sigismond von Ormstein, Grand Duke of Cassel-Felstein, and hereditary King of Bohemia.
  • It is a hereditary matter; so in order to give you an idea of the facts, I must go back to the commencement of the affair.
  • Violence of temper approaching to mania has been hereditary in the men of the family, and in my stepfather’s case it had, I believe, been intensified by his long residence in the tropics.

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  • It is hereditary, but fortunately not contagious.
  • It is an unfortunate hereditary condition that is not easily detected even by the regular and thorough cardiac screening.

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