Definition: property inherited from a father
Definition: property inherited from a father
Sentences Containing 'patrimony'
Her husband, who, when he married her, had no other patrimony than his noble probity, his first rate ability, and his spotless reputation, wished to possess as much as his wife.
It was there that my father, ruined by the revolution, and M. Danglars, who never had possessed any patrimony, both laid the foundations of their different fortunes.''
``But,''said the notary,``you are aware that the law does not allow a son to be entirely deprived of his patrimony?''
The patrimony of a poor man lies in the strength and dexterity of his hands; and to hinder him from employing this strength and dexterity in what manner he thinks proper, without injury to his neighbour, is a plain violation of this most sacred property.
On the contrary, they were provoked and disgusted by the vanity, luxury, and expense of the richer clergy, who appeared to spend upon their own pleasures what had always before been regarded as the patrimony of the poor.
Finding, then, that he was unable to resist his propensity, he resolved to divest himself of the instrument and cause of his prodigality and lavishness, to divest himself of wealth, without which Alexander himself would have seemed parsimonious; and so calling us all three aside one day into a room, he addressed us in words somewhat to the following effect: "My sons, to assure you that I love you, no more need be known or said than that you are my sons; and to encourage a suspicion that I do not love you, no more is needed than the knowledge that I have no self-control as far as preservation of your patrimony is concerned; therefore, that you may for the future feel sure that I love you like a father, and have no wish to ruin you like a stepfather, I propose to do with you what I have for some time back meditated, and after mature deliberation decided upon.
Aderca's attitude was originally a countercritique of anti-German sentiment: his belief that the German Empire had a moral right to destroy the cultural patrimony of enemy nations, and as such was not "barbaric", was reviewed with reticence by a fellow Germanophile, Constantin Rădulescu-Motru.
George received the lands of Obsdale in Alness, as his patrimony.
In 1998, nine years after the 1989 Revolution, the Cartea Românească building was returned to its rightful owner; the Ministry of Culture had to take the statue into its patrimony, and subsequently moved it in front of a house where Caragiale lived once, on Maria Rosetti Street.
It fought for the protection of our national patrimony in the Constitutional Commission, a just debt re-scheduling scheme and capping of debt service, agrarian reform and import rationalization.
In 2011, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines through the Episcopal Commission on Culture (CBCP-ECC) identified SPUP as a Catholic Cultural Center, tasked to collaborate in the conservation of the patrimony of the Church and to promote greater awareness of the Church’s heritage through education, worship and the Sacraments.
Four other museums are located in the Palace of Culture, The Art Museum has the largest art collection in Romania, with more than 8,000 paintings, out of which 1,000 belong to the national and universal patrimony, The Moldavia's History Museum, offers more than 35,000 objects from various fields, archaeology, numismatics, decorative art, ancient books, documents, The Ethnographic Museum of Moldavia owns more than 11,000 objects depicting the Romanian advance through the ages and The Science and Technology Museum with five distinct sections and one memorial house.
His hereditary patrimony was the rich Northern town Galich-Mersky.
He uses fictive kinship language in describing Essene sharing of possessions: 'the individual’s possessions join the common stock and all, like brothers, enjoy a single patrimony' (Jewish War 2.8.2 §§118-119).
The Eastern Catholic Churches have as their theological, spiritual and liturgical patrimony the traditions of the Christian East. Thus, there are differences in emphasis, tone and articulation of various aspects of Catholic theology, East and West. St.
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epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
demise - death
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly