Later evolutionary theorists of linear progress had to advance the overtly physical and historical claim that an ancestral lineage of arthropods actually turned over to become the first vertebrates (for the classical statement of the inversion theory, see William Patten, The Grand Strategy of Evolution , 1920).
In the extraordinary Ancestral compost heap of your unconscious mind, I have burrowed too long.brian aldiss
The contents of someone's bookcase are part of his history, like an Ancestral portrait.Anatole Broyard
I am what I am: an individual, unique and different, with a lineal history of an Ancestral promptings and urgings, a history of dreams, desires, and of special experiences, of all of which I am the sum total.charlie chaplin
The stately Homes of England,How beautiful they stand!Amidst their tall Ancestral trees,O'er all the pleasant land.felicia hemans
There was no simple riddance to the power of a dangerous political idea; no assassination possible to avert a disruptive change in technology; no natural death to be counted on to stop an economic change that ripped up Ancestral estates or stirred up class discontent.robert heilbroner
As the savages whom we have instructed are ready when left to themselves to return to their Ancestral mode of life, so our young people quickly forget what they have learned at school, and sink back into the commonplace existence from which a right education would have saved them.john lancaster spalding
The stately Homes of England, How beautiful they stand! Amidst their tall Ancestral trees, O'er all the pleasant land.felicia hemans
In Kerala it is common to find in the houses of the high-caste Hindus a shrine for cobras in the south western corner of the large compound round the Ancestral house.
Orange is a dead man, his men desert him, and threaten to cut his throat, and sack his Ancestral domain; he will be caught and annihilated as was his brother Jemmingen.
The success and originality of American integration stem precisely from the fact that immigrants' descendants can perpetuate their Ancestral cultures while thinking of themselves as Americans in the fullest sense, sharing basic ideals across racial and ethnic barriers.
Children, behold the Chimpanzee; He sits on the Ancestral tree From which we sprang in ages gone. I'm glad we sprang: had we held on, We might, for aught that I can say, Be horrid Chimpanzees to-day.oliver herford