Paterfamilias sentence example

paterfamilias
  • In the domestic circle the union of priesthood and natural headship was never disturbed; the Roman paterfamilias sacrificed for the whole family.
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  • Perhaps, like me, you're a high-powered executive, Army officer, judge, or simply a stern, Victorian paterfamilias.
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  • If the administration of the assets of the foundation lacked the diligence of a bonus paterfamilias.
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