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The Horse and His Boy
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paternal
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The Horse and His Boy
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  • And now, O excellent Vizier, the excess of my paternal anxiety inclines me to sleep.
  • "O eternal Tisroc," answered Ahosta, "the strength of paternal affection is not unknown to me and I have often heard that sons are in the eyes of their fathers more precious than carbuncles.

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as in: paternal grandmother Define
relating to a father; or characteristic of fathers
as in: paternal attitude Define
kindness and concern like that of a father -- sometimes implying that it is overly intrusive
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