I am the lineal
descendant of that infant -- I am the rightful Duke of Bridgewater; and here am I, forlorn, torn from my high estate, hunted of men, despised by the cold world, ragged, worn, heart-broken, and degraded to the companion- ship of felons on a raft
If the lineal
descendants of Ham are alone to be scriptur- ally enslaved, it is certain that slavery at the south must soon become unscriptural; for thousands are ushered into the world, annually, who, like myself, owe their existence to white fathers, and those fa- thers most frequently their own masters.
Should he delay the search a little longer, the house would pass from the lineal
heir, and with it the vast heap of gold, to remain in its burial-place, till the ruin of the aged walls should discover it to strangers of a future generation.
But the seaman of the last generation, brought into sympathy with the caravels of ancient time by his sailing-ship, their lineal descendant, cannot look upon those lumbering forms navigating the naive seas of ancient woodcuts without a feeling of surprise, of affectionate derision, envy, and admiration.
Our ships of yesterday will stand to their ships as no lineal ancestors, but as mere predecessors whose course will have been run and the race extinct.
Don't you really know, Durbeyfield, that you are the lineal
representative of the ancient and knightly family of the d'Urbervilles, who derive their descent from Sir Pagan d'Urberville, that renowned knight who came from Normandy with William the Conqueror, as appears by Battle Abbey Roll?
He did not mention that he was a lineal
descendant of Balaam's ass, but everybody knew that without his telling it.
For the great airships with which Germany attacked New York in her last gigantic effort for world supremacy--before humanity realized that world supremacy was a dream--were the lineal
descendants of the Zeppelin airship that flew over Lake Constance in 1906, and of the Lebaudy navigables that made their memorable excursions over Paris in 1907 and 1908.
Du Bois, the present librarian of Ardis, is a lineal
descendant of this revolutionary pair.
Gunpowder was not invented by any one; it was the lineal
successor of the Greek fire, which, like itself, was composed of sulfur and saltpeter.
I am fully convinced that species are not immutable; but that those belonging to what are called the same genera are lineal
descendants of some other and generally extinct species, in the same manner as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species.
In general, the improvements for which bids are requested will consist of the following: h 49,550 lineal
feet of 8AiA sanitary sewer pipe lining AiV cured in place h 2,400 lineal
feet of 10AiA sanitary sewer pipe lining AiV cured in place h 1,170 lineal
feet of 12AiA sanitary sewer pipe lining AiV cured in place h 2,775 lineal
feet of 15AiA sanitary sewer pipe lining AiV cured in place h 1,560 sanitary lateral connections to be reinstated h And dye test 282 sanitary laterals