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lineage
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
the blood line traced from family members to their ancestors; or the people related in that line
  • BIDDY THE CLAP: One immediately observes that he is of patrician lineage.
    Episode 15 — Circe (92% in)
  • And lo, as they quaffed their cup of joy, a godlike messenger came swiftly in, radiant as the eye of heaven, a comely youth and behind him there passed an elder of noble gait and countenance, bearing the sacred scrolls of law and with him his lady wife a dame of peerless lineage, fairest of her race.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (13% in)
  • Conversely the nasal and frontal formation was derived in a direct line of lineage which, though interrupted, would continue at distant intervals to more distant intervals to its most distant intervals.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (37% in)

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