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grech Delicata's charity towards the poor went so far that he divested himself of his own patrimony.

The expression Patrimonium Sancti Petri, or shorter Patrimonium Petri, meaning 'patrimony of (Saint) Peter', originally designated the landed possessions and revenues of various kinds
green-eyed, a face of patrician beauty, classic in its hauteur, untouched by tears, completely undefeated.

So highly esteemed was the poetic art in Ireland that keating in his history tells us that at one time no less than a third of the patrician families of Ireland followed that profession.

The Ventrue are the rulers, leaders and politicos of the Camarilla, sometimes known as the Patrician Clan or the kingship Clan.

Thus, when a visitor stands in audience with the Patrician, they can be assured that Vetinari knows exactly why they're there, even if the visitor does not.

Eventually Dion was ready to install a full democracy, although, by his wealthy patrician birth, he disliked this type of government.

The Watzenrodes, who were Roman catholic, had come from the Swidnica region of Silesia and had settled in Torun after 1360, becoming prominent members of the city's patrician class.

In the election for Pontifex Maximus, two censors - the patrician Titus Manlius Torquatus and the plebeian Quintus Fulvius Flaccus -- were suddenly joined by Licinius Crassus, who was then standing for election as curule aedile.

Characters in Quo Vadis Marcus Vinicius (fictitious son of the historical Marcus Vinicius ), a military tribune and Roman patrician who recently returned to Rome.

Already the Scipiones were a distinguished branch of one of the most powerful patrician families - the gens Cornelia.

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