He had a tale to tell about one ancestress, whose dark beauty seemed as that of a flower of the south.
The girl read and re-read the description of this ancestress, then gasped.
The family name of this artist was Bouteiller, and she married M. Jules de Saux, but as an artist used the name of an ancestress.
The Quaker woman Elizabeth Hooton was an ancestress of mine.
She was the ancestress of a race of embroiderers, and their pedigree will be found in the Appendix.
The moon herself was claimed as the ancestress of certain families.
The first story of this group is that of Naomi and Ruth, the ancestress of David.
Her ancestress had been baptized by the subject of the story.
The Biamites honoured her not only as an enchantress and a leech, but as the ancestress of a race of mighty men.
This "witch," by the way, was an ancestress of Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd.