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patriarch
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Take care, you are going to immure a traveller, Sinbad the Sailor, a man who comes to see Paris; you are going to make a patriarch of him.
  • "My dear," said Villefort, in answer to his wife, "you know I have never been accustomed to play the patriarch in my family, nor have I ever considered that the fate of a universe was to be decided by my nod.

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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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