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But Solomon could not transmit this inheritance to his son Rehoboam, who neither resembling his grandfather in valour, nor his father in good fortune, with difficulty made good his right to a sixth part of the kingdom.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX   Context
But had Selim, son to Bajazet, been like his father, and not like his grandfather, the Turkish monarchy must have been overthrown; as it is, he seems likely to outdo the fame of his grandsire.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX   Context
The surviving Horatius returning victorious to Rome, and meeting his sister, wife to one of the dead Curiatii, bewailing the death of her husband, slew her; and being tried for this crime, was, after much contention, liberated, rather on the entreaties of his father than for his own deserts.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXII   Context
But Appius remaining behind to govern the city, it so fell out that he became enamoured of Virginia, and that when he sought to lay violent hands upon her, Virginius, her father, to save her from dishonour, slew her.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 1: CHAPTER XL   Context
Whereof we have no finer or truer example than in the death of Philip of Macedon, the father of Alexander.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXVIII   Context
The spectacle of a father sitting on the judgment, and not merely sentencing his own sons to death, but being himself present at their execution, affords an example rare in history.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 3: CHAPTER III   Context
A Dervish, or Turkish priest, drew his scimitar on Bajazet, father of the Sultan now reigning, and if he did not wound him, it was from no lack either of daring or of opportunity.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI   Context
The truth of this is confirmed by numberless examples, and more particularly by what happened in the war waged by the Romans against Philip of Macedon, the father of Perseus.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 3: CHAPTER X   Context
I have elsewhere related how Titus Manlius, afterwards named Torquatus, rescued his father from the charge laid against him by Marcus Pomponius, tribune of the people.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXIV   Context
For after winning his earliest renown by his bold and singular defence of his father, when some years had passed he fought his famous duel with the Gaul, from whom, when he had slain him, he took the twisted golden collar which gave him the name of Torquatus.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXIV   Context
And the fair esteem in which men held him, was still further heightened when in Spain he restored a daughter to her father, a wife to her husband.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXIV   Context
Her father refused to have anything to do with her because she had married without his consent and perhaps for one or two other reasons as well.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson   Context
If it were not for the late Sir Charles Baskerville and some other kind hearts I might have starved for all that my father cared.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor   Context
The Morrels have been shipowners from father to son; and there was a Morrel who served in the same regiment with me when I was in garrison at Valence.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival   Context
My first visit is due to my father, though I am not the less grateful for the honor you have done me.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival   Context
I was expressing to my father my fears that he had wanted many things in my absence, and to convince me he emptied his purse on the table.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 2. Father and Son   Context
Dantes, perceiving the affectionate eagerness of his father, responded by a look of grateful pleasure; while Mercedes glanced at the clock and made an expressive gesture to Edmond.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast   Context
Should it not be found in the possession of father or son, then it will assuredly be discovered in the cabin belonging to the said Dantes on board the Pharaon.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi   Context
Except the recollection of the line of politics his father had adopted, and which might interfere, unless he acted with the greatest prudence, with his own career, Gerard de Villefort was as happy as a man could be.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 7. The Examination   Context
I have had ten or twelve sailors under me, and if you question them, they will tell you that they love and respect me, not as a father, for I am too young, but as an elder brother.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 7. The Examination   Context
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