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Bullmoose's corrupt interests were often pitted against those of the pathetic Lower Slobbovians in a classic mismatch of haves versus have-nots.

Andromache runs out in despair, and the serving-woman is joined by a chorus of slaves who comment cynically: "we could tell the story too, the pathetic
grandmother, raised under the motto "you should protect those around you".

Frison's mother left when George was three, and his paternal grandparents in Wyoming raised him (Frison 2004).

Her paternal great-grandmother, Catherine Payne Bolling, was the daughter of Martha Dandridge Payne, whose father Nathaniel West Dandrige was a first cousin of Martha Dandridge Custis, wife of George Washington.

He and his older brother François were brought up by their father and a paternal aunt, also named Suzanne.

It also true that the Ashanti inherit from the paternal side of the family.

kinship Among the Sarakatsani there is a strong patrilineal bias, and when reckoning descent - as opposed to determining contemporary family relationships - lineage membership is calculated along the paternal line alone.

Other characters in the series include Little Bear and his parents Mother and Father Bear, his paternal uncle Rusty, his two grandparents, the eponymously named animals Duck, Cat, Owl and Hen, in addition to many recurring minor characters.

Claudius was Caligula's paternal uncle and was becoming influential and popular.

The Thai Royal Family is of Chinese descent in the paternal line.

We have now completed both the spiritual and the temporal government, that is, the divine and the paternal authority and obedience.

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