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legacy
used in The Mill on the Floss

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coming from the past or left to the future — especially a gift left in a will
  • In the matter of wills, personal qualities were subordinate to the great fundamental fact of blood; and to be determined in the distribution of your property by caprice, and not make your legacies bear a direct ratio to degrees of kinship, was a prospective disgrace that would have embittered her life.
    1.13 -- Book 1 Chapter 13 -- Mr. Tulliver Further Entangles the Skeinů. (70% in)

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