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  • Just because my father had left me a legacy of the expectation that men would let me down didn't mean I had to accept it.   (source)
  • What will the legacy of this vanishing century be?   (source)
    legacy = notable thing left to the future
  • Her genius idea, a legacy that continues to this day, is what Fitzy refers to as "The Divorce."   (source)
    legacy = something coming from the past
  • Even a legacy of a lie is better than hate.   (source)
  • Through the wisdom of estate planning, Uncle Dick has had a great legacy of impacting many needy children.   (source)
    legacy = something left behind after death
  • Dr. B. and I have to finish my book to help other kids! That will be my legacy. I will never have children to live after me . . . to make a difference in the world....   (source)
    legacy = something left behind for others
  • Papaw Shack was six feet four inches, and a strong legacy of basketball players continues to this day in our family because of him.   (source)
    legacy = something coming from the past
  • What would the probate judge have to say about spreading some kind of a legacy among them all, all those nameless, maybe as a first installment?   (source)
    legacy = gift left after death
  • Because it's not just Negroes, but really it's all of us, who must overcome the crippling legacy of bigotry and injustice.   (source)
    legacy = something coming from the past
  • Well, I did beat about the bush a little and said that if I got a legacy—that's the way I put it—I'd make him take me.   (source)
    legacy = cash from a will
  • Well, Jabez told his family it was a lawyer, come to see him about a legacy.   (source)
    legacy = gift left in a will
  • In her ignorance of legal procrastinations she had supposed that her legacy would be paid over within a few days of the reading of her aunt's will; and after an interval of anxious suspense, she wrote to enquire the cause of the delay.   (source)
    legacy = a gift left in a will
  • ...informed me that his wife had been left a small legacy by a bachelor relative who had recently died, and that it would be necessary for her to go to Boston to attend to the settling of the estate.   (source)
    legacy = gift left in a will
  • And this commitment to charity reminds the cancer person of the essential goodness of humanity and makes him/her feel loved and encouraged because s/he will leave a cancer-curing legacy.†   (source)
  • Boys and girls must know the legacy of their fathers.†   (source)
  • The other heirs were too stunned by the unexpected legacy to bother him with questions.†   (source)
  • Your legacy from him is the realm of infinite speculation.†   (source)
  • They had free, democratic societies, and they left behind rich cultural legacies.†   (source)
  • Most of it's legacy equipment, built before the internet existed, and it's nearly irreplaceable."†   (source)
  • After a few minutes, he took up Mishka's legacy, untied the twine, and folded back the paper.†   (source)
  • Our people's legacy!"†   (source)
  • —John Gregory, A Father's Legacy to his Daughters, 1774.†   (source)
  • He reminded them that previous tempering of Church law—the Vatican II fiasco—had left a devastating legacy: Church attendance was now lower than ever, donations were drying up, and there were not even enough Catholic priests to preside over their churches.†   (source)
  • Some stretched across the entire continent, one small part of the Rusty legacy still scarring the land.†   (source)
  • The legacy of slavery very much shaped my grandmother and the way she raised her nine children.†   (source)
  • Can an Indian have a legacy in a white town?†   (source)
  • The slightly problematic part of the legacy —†   (source)
  • Caroline and I did share a legacy, our $34,000 tax bill on the sale of the properties.†   (source)
  • Grade school girls in Two Mills still jump rope and chant: Ma-niac, Ma-niac
    He's so cool
    Ma-niac, Ma-niac
    Don't go to school
    Runs all night
    Runs all right
    Ma-niac, Ma-niac
    Kissed a bull!
    And sometimes the girl holding one end of the rope is from the West side of Hector, and the girl on the other end is from the East side; and if you're looking for Maniac Magee's legacy, or monument, that's as good as any — even if it wasn't really a bull.†   (source)
  • Here's to my legacy," Redd said, lifting her scepter.†   (source)
  • It could have been a lasting legacy of scientific research.†   (source)
  • This is my legacy, my father's legacy, and I have a duty to it."†   (source)
  • If the worst of what she left on Earth was a legacy of inebriated support, it was a good legacy in my book.†   (source)
  • In the front covers of the textbooks from which he is taught to read he leaves his legacy, writing his name in number-two pencil below a series of others.†   (source)
  • The name it bore was older still, a legacy from the age of heroes, when the Starks were Kings in the North.†   (source)
  • It was called A Conspiracy of Cells: One Woman's Immortal Legacy and the Medical Scandal It Caused.†   (source)
  • They're going to remember me as Piper McLean's father, and that's the best legacy I can imagine.†   (source)
  • A legacy of tradition and heroism that stretched back to antiquity had fallen upon him.†   (source)
  • She moved our things out of storage into a plywood cabin on the piney outskirts of town, which she rented on the strength of a tiny legacy from Grandfather Wharton.†   (source)
  • As a priest, I have spent enough time on backward worlds to see the effects of an ancient genetic disorder variously called Down's syndrome, mongolism, or generation-ship legacy.†   (source)
  • Taylor's legacy had led to a queasy tilting of the finances on the NFL's line of scrimmage.†   (source)
  • In the worst of conditions, the legacy of my teammates steadies my resolve and silently guides my every deed.†   (source)
  • Invariably they were polite in their queries—the legacy of TruYou—and gracious in their ratings.†   (source)
  • Education, in other words, and not earthly possessions, is the ultimate legacy, the only thing that cannot be taken away.†   (source)
  • Egypt left a legacy of art and architecture; Sumer's legacy is its megabytes.†   (source)
  • Chicharron and Shoshi weren't together anymore, but he held the legacy of their brief relationship in his arms.†   (source)
  • Our house might not have been as famous as the one where Dobbs Spaight was buried, but it still afforded my father some bragging rights in the halls of Congress, and whenever he walked around the garden, I could see him dreaming about the legacy he wanted to leave.†   (source)
  • This legacy of brokenness goes all the way back to Adam, what about him?†   (source)
  • We are certain you will honor his legacy.†   (source)
  • His religious melancholia was a legacy from this father.†   (source)
  • His legacy to them was in blood, in heart, in vision.†   (source)
  • Didn't she, Dede, understand that feeling of being caught in a legacy.†   (source)
  • 3): The Legacy of TK: Scorched Earth and Scorched Hearts CHAMBERLAIN-Prom Night is history now.†   (source)
  • My body throbbed with the legacy of the border crossing, but the pain could not forestall sleep.†   (source)
  • He taught me new phrases like "second generation" and sprouted words like "legacy."†   (source)
  • It also cast aside the objective measure of justice and ethics which, he decided, was the principal legacy of religion to civilized life.†   (source)
  • Both of them had bright blue eyes, their legacy from Bob, but their hair was like hers and they were built like her, even to the knobby knees.†   (source)
  • Likewise, one of George W. Bush's few positive international legacies was a big push against trafficking.†   (source)
  • For years, we had to overcome that legacy.†   (source)
  • Even in death, he selflessly and publicly risked tainting his own legacy so that others might be inspired to seek faith and overcome their own struggles.†   (source)
  • And he reminded the AHF's members, many of whom were America's elite mountaineers, of Sir Edmund Hillary's legacy in Nepal.†   (source)
  • The Silver Legacy, Eldorado, and Circus Circus casinos are all connected by skyways.†   (source)
  • The remarkable thing, given the decades of thievery and ruination of the Pimas, is the legacy of dignity and forbearance that prevails amid their exploited culture.†   (source)
  • The last legacy of the great ark.†   (source)
  • Louis, who had died in the fire of Pointe du Lac leaving a generous legacy to a godchild and namesake she never knew.†   (source)
  • I hear his grandson continues the legacy.†   (source)
  • From our family legacy.†   (source)
  • How could I ever live up to my grandfather's legacy?†   (source)
  • An espresso machine on a zinc bar established the class of an establishment—this was a legacy of the Italian occupation.†   (source)
  • Besides the physical inheritance, they left him the legacy of service to Christ-a mantle he'd worn ever since he entered the seminary at the age of fifteen.†   (source)
  • "A legacy from my dear old father who'd earned himself a knife through the gullet in a Dublin alley."†   (source)
  • Svensson had left a legacy in the form of a manuscript with an explosive story.†   (source)
  • Each store would bear her name, her legacy: LOURDES PUENTE, PROPRIETOR.†   (source)
  • You see, Trudy left a little legacy.†   (source)
  • In this case the Morgenstern legacy.†   (source)
  • We didn't have time to think about legacy.†   (source)
  • My legacy" "You were with him?" asked Max.†   (source)
  • A lot of the writing on Rwanda's genocide can be seen as a search for causes of the violence, with some authors emphasizing one cause, others adducing concatenations of causes, primary and secondary: colonialism's legacies (especially the propagation of the myth that Tutsis were a superior race of alien invaders); past and present violence that hardened ethnic prejudice and helped to beget further violence; political opportunism that took advantage of a largely uneducated population,…†   (source)
  • She speaks of building a John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, so that people from around the world will know of her husband's legacy.†   (source)
  • The legacy today is a two-thousand-mile border between two nations with the largest income gap of any adjoining countries in the world, with continuing tensions over migration and, for some Americans, over language.†   (source)
  • My fame, my honour are legacies to the living; stay behind and let the world sip its honey from your lips.†   (source)
  • I even had moments of wanting to die heroically in battle to fulfill my father's legacy or to prove the Institute wrong about my fitness as a cadet.†   (source)
  • We will accept the legacy of our ancestors," Asha says, smiling, and in her smile I do not see warmth or wisdom; I see fear.†   (source)
  • The Legacy of the Amistad Trial can be seen at the New Haven Colony Historical Society in New Haven, Connecticut.†   (source)
  • Today, in the early twenty-first century, as my colleagues and I follow in the giant footsteps of Edward R. Murrow and his This I Believe staff, we are constantly reminded of the legacy we have inherited.†   (source)
  • I was to inherit them, the legacy unfurling before me this way: you worked from before sunrise to the dead of night.†   (source)
  • In this matter, it was the father's legacy to carry on for the son.†   (source)
  • Confederates who said that they fought for the same goals as their forebears of 1776 would have been surprised by the intense conviction of northern soldiers that they were upholding the legacy of the American Revolution.†   (source)
  • This idea, part of Jefferson's legacy to America, written down in one of the country's noblest documents, was incompatible with the idea of legalized slavery.†   (source)
  • From my perch as the oldest son, I have had the opportunity to see the longest and greatest impact Dad's life change and legacy have had on our earthly family, our forever family, and the world we live in.†   (source)
  • They're concerned an attack on the homeland so late in his second term will leave an indelible stain on his legacy.†   (source)
  • It appears to be copies of copies with legacy and remnant code scattered throughout, much of it haying nothing to do with fabber operations, per se.†   (source)
  • Like the last of his letters I quoted—the one about Maria Hunt—this message had to do with a death, and like the earlier one concerning Artiste, it brought me news of what might be considered something in the nature of a legacy, or a share in one.†   (source)
  • But this legacy of the frontiersman is not a new thing.†   (source)
  • Introducing me to the Saturday Evening Post, she was trying to wean me as early as possible from my father's world where men left with their lunch pails at sunup, worked with their hands until the grime ate into the pores, and died with a few sticks of mail-order furniture as their legacy.†   (source)
  • There was a rusted car up on blocks to the right of the house, a legacy from some previous tenant.†   (source)
  • You both think I should not have refused the legacy.†   (source)
  • To me, his commanding legacy lives in the thousands of Americans he inspired to get involved in their communities, schools, neighborhoods, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Peace Corps.†   (source)
  • We all accept the need for some form of socialism to enable our people to catch up with the advanced countries of this world and to overcome their legacy of extreme poverty.†   (source)
  • This was his legacy: nothing is ever escaped.†   (source)
  • And if I get that legacy, I'm going to insist on it.   (source)
    legacy = a gift left in a will
  • A legacy that powerful does not disappear.†   (source)
  • It was incumbent, thereafter, on each and every child to live up to that legacy.†   (source)
  • "This is the true legacy of our race," said Orik.†   (source)
  • He'd built up a legacy, he wanted to pass it on, from generation to generation.†   (source)
  • But his legacy had lived on, and now Warden Crawford was back where he belonged.†   (source)
  • And this business, it's my legacy from my father.†   (source)
  • She was the inheritor of a legacy of privilege.†   (source)
  • This is the legacy of the period covered in this book.†   (source)
  • "The lock only opens when we're together, and only after your first Legacy appears."†   (source)
  • The legacy of racial profiling carries many of the same complications.†   (source)
  • She knew I'd been yearning to find ways to leave a legacy for the kids.†   (source)
  • And now we are poised to carry out Saunière's legacy and right a terrible wrong.†   (source)
  • And should a teenager be worried about his tricking legacy anyway?†   (source)
  • Make sure you understand who Cecil Rhodes was and what his legacy is.†   (source)
  • I am not leaving my grandfather's legacy in your hands.†   (source)
  • Because you needed to develop a Legacy in order to activate them.†   (source)
  • It leaves out my mother's many opportunities and the importance of her cultural legacy.†   (source)
  • In order to create a legacy for his name.†   (source)
  • Yet these were the areas Mayor Schmoke knew would determine his legacy of success or failure.†   (source)
  • If I have to die, I am comforted by having Alice as a professional legacy.†   (source)
  • But Paul—he was so proud of that business, of defending his father's legacy.†   (source)
  • They are products of history and community, of opportunity and legacy.†   (source)
  • The legacy of apartheid was glaringly obvious in South Africa's cities.†   (source)
  • That unfortunate misconception is the legacy of a smear campaign launched by the early Church.†   (source)
  • I didn't think the Legacy would be that sensitive.†   (source)
  • I think about my major Legacy, the one that will allow me to fight.†   (source)
  • Instead, the pilots could participate in a culture and language with a very different legacy.†   (source)
  • But however long it takes, your major Legacy will be the last to develop.†   (source)
  • They come Cultural legacies are powerful forces.†   (source)
  • But he didn't assume that legacies are an indelible part of who we are.†   (source)
  • "But you just said that this isn't part of my Legacy."†   (source)
  • It almost always comes with your first Legacy.†   (source)
  • Your first Legacy developed, you were nearly in a fight, and you left your bag in a classroom.†   (source)
  • "If they aren't part of my Legacy then why have you never shown me?"†   (source)
  • The Garde lead the fight, their Legacies on full display.†   (source)
  • Henri said that it's usually emotions that trigger Legacies.†   (source)
  • My Legacies are growing stronger, but they aren't strong enough to take on three Mogadorians.†   (source)
  • I knew to expect my Legacies, but I had no idea it would include this.†   (source)
  • In that way I am gaining confidence in my Legacies.†   (source)
  • Those with the Legacies are called the Garde, and those without are called Cepan, or Keepers.†   (source)
  • There were ten of them in the beginning, and they contained all Legacies within them.†   (source)
  • My Legacies haven't all emerged yet, but enough of them have.†   (source)
  • "Since we're no longer on the planet, I don't know if the rest of your Legacies will come at all.†   (source)
  • Perhaps they've received their Legacies.†   (source)
  • More Legacies are supposed to come soon.†   (source)
  • "Don't use your Legacies; it'll weaken you."†   (source)
  • Surely they must know we are growing stronger, coming into our Legacies.†   (source)
  • When do you think the other Legacies will develop?†   (source)
  • What point is there in having Legacies if they are never used when needed?†   (source)
  • They had hoped to kill us all well before your Legacies developed.†   (source)
  • They're desperate now because they know we're developing our Legacies.†   (source)
  • I've spent many years waiting and preparing for these things to happen, for your Legacies to arrive.†   (source)
  • I'll never be able to hit the beast by throwing the dagger, and my Legacies have all but vanished.†   (source)
  • There was one time he wanted to play a joke on me, before I knew what his Legacies were.†   (source)
  • I want the legacy of the Morgenstern name.†   (source)
  • It seemed a poor legacy for the memory of her name.†   (source)
  • Your legacy would be discouragement, chaos, and likely ruin.†   (source)
  • Nico knew Octavian was a legacy—a descendant of Apollo many generations removed.†   (source)
  • New Rome was all about tradition and legacies; the rules didn't change easily.†   (source)
  • It is not just a legacy, a future, you don't get as the youngest.†   (source)
  • He talked about the reaction of his fellow marines and the legacy of their distrust.†   (source)
  • The legacy of Rome is dead and buried, just like Pompeii.†   (source)
  • He was hoping to give us knowledge, but what he actually impressed upon us was a legacy.†   (source)
  • From here to the river, only bare black trees remained, a legacy of his battle.†   (source)
  • Aren is really all I have to remember him by…… My only legacy of him.†   (source)
  • You cannot control your parentage, but you can choose your legacy.†   (source)
  • Language remains a formidable frontier in the legacy of slavery.†   (source)
  • It was Logan's legacy to Ben, and as such it held special meaning for him.†   (source)
  • The legacy of Rome is on the line—five thousand years of law, order, civilization.†   (source)
  • We know that if something ever happens to Phil, Jase will be right there to continue his legacy.†   (source)
  • For the name and all it held would be their legacy.†   (source)
  • "The Morgenstern legacy is blood and devastation," said Jocelyn.†   (source)
  • I think they reuse legacy codes and chop, paste and occasionally alter to fit.†   (source)
  • In many ways, Little League baseball has been my legacy and its participants "my children."†   (source)
  • They were part of the legacy and tradition of R Company.†   (source)
  • He was one of our legacies that we could be proud of, in a state hurting for them.†   (source)
  • He told me that one of the great lessons his mother had left him was the legacy of the Golden List.†   (source)
  • And so Allan Rosenfield's public health legacy included two more lives saved.†   (source)
  • "I was too dependent on our father's legacy and protection.†   (source)
  • Soon, the legacy of Rome will be destroyed for the last time!†   (source)
  • I have a legacy, and I'm going to be true to it.†   (source)
  • "You'd wipe out half the demigods in the world, half the gods' legacy, to heal them?†   (source)
  • We tend to think of Latin America, with its legacy of machismo, as a man's world.†   (source)
  • I see here you are a legacy, a descendant of Orcus.†   (source)
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