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  • They quickened the old life within him, and the old tricks which they had stamped into the heredity of the breed were his tricks.
  • Far more potent were the memories of his heredity that gave things he had never seen before a seeming familiarity; the instincts (which were but the memories of his ancestors become habits) which had lapsed in later days, and still later, in him, quickened and become alive again.

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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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