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  • n  a woman ancestor

  • Betweenwhiles, the genteel agitation over the ancestress could be excused its lack of drama if it ever had any real gaiety as satire.
  • This lady was an ancestress of the artist, embalmed in the family archives as a "sad spinster of 21.
  • This is a family, after all, that has an ancestress who may have murdered her husband and yet is considered a saint by many.

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