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CLANSCommunity Learning Association North of Smokey (Canada)
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The morning dews brought dreams of fame to him Who bears in dusk the burdens of his clan.
Mattie Silver was the daughter of a cousin of Zenobia Frome's, who had inflamed his clan with mingled sentiments of envy and admiration by descending from the hills to Connecticut, where he had married a Stamford girl and succeeded to her father's thriving "drug" business.
But then New York, as far back as the mind of man could travel, had been divided into the two great fundamental groups of the Mingotts and Mansons and all their clan, who cared about eating and clothes and money, and the Archer-Newland- van-der-Luyden tribe, who were devoted to travel, horticulture and the best fiction, and looked down on the grosser forms of pleasure.
For thousands of years this clan have dwelt in Shechem under strict tabu, and having little commerce or fellowship with their fellow men of any religion or nationality.
As proof that I was one of Hooja's people, they pointed to my weapons, which they said were ornamented like those of the is-land clan.
Before Tarzan came that first time to Opar, La had never seen a human male other than the grotesque and knotted men of her clan.
The assembled members of the tribe looked on and listened in a sort of dull and perfunctory apathy, for the speaker was by far the mightiest of the clan.
With these formalities was born the Clan Torn, which grew in a few years to number a thousand men, and which defied a king's army and helped to make Simon de Montfort virtual ruler of England.
From the fact that they had consented to call she understood that, willingly or unwillingly, they regarded her as a possible member of their clan.
At his command, "Bring in the clan," Andy departed to go the round of the rooms for the lodgers.
This is the Clan come to welcome you; and I'm the chief, Archie, at your service.
The bushes crackled behind him, and he sprang aside to let the locked forms of two men go by, rolling over and over down the hill, each striking when uppermost, and followed by a screaming woman who rained blows on the one who was patently not of her clan.