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lineage
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
the blood line traced from family members to their ancestors; or the people related in that line
  • On the wall hung a row of portraits, representing the forefathers of the Bellingham lineage, some with armour on their breasts, and others with stately ruffs and robes of peace.
    Chapter 7 -- The Governor's Hall (71% in)
  • They say, child, thou art of the lineage of the Prince of Air!
    Chapter 22 -- The Procession (58% in)
  • Not improbably this circumstance wrought a very material change in the public estimation; and had the mother and child remained here, little Pearl at a marriageable period of life might have mingled her wild blood with the lineage of the devoutest Puritan among them all.
    Chapter 24 -- Conclusion (52% in)

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