Narrator: [ introducing Baldrick ] The other was the sole descendant of an unfortunate meeting between a pig-farmer and a bearded lady. History has, quite rightly, forgotten his name.
Shaukat Mahal and Sadar Manzil, an architectural curiosity, is a mixture of styles in occidental idioms and sets it apart from the predominantly Islamic architecture of the area. It was designed by a Frenchman, said to be a descendant of an offshoot of the Bourbon kings of France. Post- renaissance and Gothic styles are combined to charming effect here.
Titus had a strange companion in those days: Josephus, the descendant of the Maccabees. From the enemy camp, Josephus now called Josephus Flavius, after the family of Vespasian and Titus, watched the defeat of his people.Flavius Josephus
Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn't it, of a long line of proven criminals?ogden nash
It is satisfying for the descendant of a dissident refugee from Elizabeth I to present his credentials to Elizabeth II.brewster, kingman, jr.
The Mahdi is the 12th descendant of the prophet Mohammad, whose reappearance is predicted for a time when the Muslims are suffering from disaster and injustice; true Islamic rule is possible only upon his return.
Titus had a strange companion in those days: Josephus, the descendant of the Maccabees . From the enemy camp, Josephus now called Josephus Flavius, after the family of Vespasian and Titus , watched the defeat of his people.
What then is the American, this new man? He is either an European, or the descendant of an European, hence that strange mixture of blood, which you will find in no other country.
[The computer is also the direct descendant of the telegraph as it enables one... to] "transmit information without transporting material"j. c. r. licklider