Then when she learned about Tessa's son, she was furious because he might inherit - even though I hadn't said anything to father.
While not as thin as her mother, you could tell she would inherit her mother's height.
White Gods inherit their title, but Black Gods normally get hacked to pieces by their successors.
Kisolm was killed on the planet surface, and Romas will now inherit the planet from his father, if there's anything left to inherit.
Whether it was love or blood that made his father insist that Alex inherit the estate, Alex was as trapped as a prince.
For the sins of the rulers God had rejected his people; but the remnant could not but inherit the promises, which belong to the chosen people.
Humphrey V., his son and heir, returned to the path of loyalty, and was permitted, some time before 1239, to inherit the earldom of Essex from his maternal uncle, William de Mandeville.
In 1695 these two branches of the family entered conjointly into an agreement with Brandenburg, which provided that, in case of the extinction of either of the Swabian branches, the remaining branch should inherit its lands; and if both branches became extinct the principalities should revert to Brandenburg.
Vi.), we have a parallel to the Roman system; for there "the right to inherit a dead man's property is exactly co-extensive with the duty of performing his obsequies.
Ut qui natus sit, ignoret, cujus sanguinis, quorum sacrorum sit."him; the law of succession does not apply, and nobody can inherit the property.
The refusal to allow an adopted son to inherit a native throne, and the threat of annexation on purely humanitarian grounds seriously alarmed the native princes of India, besides creating a class of malcontents, among whom the Nana Sahib, the adopted heir of the peshwa, made himself most infamous.
It is true, the encumbrances sometimes outweigh the value of the farm, so that the farm itself becomes one great encumbrance, and still a man is found to inherit it, being well acquainted with it, as he says.
Well, as I was saying, Prince Vasili is the next heir through his wife, but the count is very fond of Pierre, looked after his education, and wrote to the Emperor about him; so that in the case of his death--and he is so ill that he may die at any moment, and Dr. Lorrain has come from Petersburg- -no one knows who will inherit his immense fortune, Pierre or Prince Vasili.
"And who will inherit his wealth?" he added in a whisper.
"I am a woman, and you think we are all stupid; but I know this: an illegitimate son cannot inherit... un batard!" * she added, as if supposing that this translation of the word would effectively prove to Prince Vasili the invalidity of his contention.
You are so intelligent, how is it you don't see that if the count has written a letter to the Emperor begging him to recognize Pierre as legitimate, it follows that Pierre will not be Pierre but will become Count Bezukhov, and will then inherit everything under the will?