Usage examples for genealogical

  1. The publications of the Massachusetts Historical Society and of the New England Historic- Genealogical Society contain much original matter and many interesting articles upon the early history of both Plymouth and Massachusetts. – England in America, 1580-1652 by Lyon Gardiner Tyler
  2. The work has an established reputation for the clearness of its genealogical and chronological tables, and for its pervading tone of Christian piety." – Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals by R. Lee
  3. He took to the law, and early devoted himself both within and outside his profession to genealogical and antiquarian research. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  4. On the wall, diplomas, appointments, in looking- glass frames; a genealogical tree, probably drawn day before yesterday; in a book- case, legal books... – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  5. To this hypothesis, of a genealogical connection between Man and the lower animals, I shall again allude in the concluding chapters. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  6. Certainly one cannot help the ignorant conclusions of polite society, and there are perhaps fashionable persons who, if a speaker has occasion to explain what the occipat is, will consider that he has lately discovered that curiously named portion of the animal frame: one cannot give a genealogical introduction to every long- stored item of fact or conjecture that may happen to be a revelation for the large class of persons who are understood to judge soundly on a small basis of knowledge. – Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot
  7. But how was he to account for this torrent of genealogical information, into which the ice of her late constraint had suddenly thawed? – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  8. Do not read for the morning lesson a genealogical chapter, or about Samson setting the foxes' tails on fire, or the prophecy about the horses, black and red, and speckled, unless you explain why they were speckled. – Around The Tea-Table by T. De Witt Talmage
  9. He pointed to the genealogical trunk of the beautifully painted and ornamented pedigree, of which Maria Louisa held the lower end, while the King and Queen of Saxony obligingly took hold of the upper end. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  10. During the ante- natal months of this miraculous Ascent, the embryo " climbs its genealogical tree," as biologists style it. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  11. This, however, would be contrary to what we know of the family of Abraham before the sojourn in Egypt; it would be contrary to what we know of the people of Israel after the sojourn in Egypt; it would be contrary to the testimony of all genealogical record; it would be contrary to what we see every day with our own eyes. – The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, August 1865 by Society of Clergymen
  12. The fraudulent " Genealogical History of the House of Auvergne," which I have previously alluded to, was suppressed by royal edict, and orders given that all the copies of it should be seized. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  13. The reverence of a later age for the great king shines through the simple genealogical notice with which the story concludes. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  14. He wrote:- " An arrangement should be considered systematic, or arbitrary, when it does not conform to the genealogical order taken by nature in the development of the things arranged, and when, by consequence, it is not founded on well- considered analogies. – Luck or Cunning? by Samuel Butler
  15. On the discrepancy between the Masoretic Hebrew text, the text of the Samaritan Pentateuch, and that of the Septuagint, in respect to the genealogical tables in Genesis, see below. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  16. And as man under a genealogical point of view belongs to the Catarhine or Old World stock, we must conclude, however much the conclusion may revolt our pride, that our early progenitors would have been properly thus designated. – The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) by Charles Darwin
  17. Mr. Lichtenstein, writing in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register in 1886, says he has seen no New England book- plates of earlier date than 1735. At later dates the Holyokes, Dudleys, Boylstons, and Phillips, all used book- plates. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  18. Linda understood that he was highly intellectual, and frequently contributed historical and genealogical papers to societies and bulletins, but compared with Dodge Pleydon's brilliant personality and reputation, Pleydon surrounded by the Susanna Nodas of life, Arnaud was as dingy as his shoes. – Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer
  19. There was Cousin Amelia-" " For heaven's sake, don't ask me to write up the genealogical tree. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  20. No. 2. Genealogical Table of the Semitic Family of Languages. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller