Eighty-two percent pertained to death, or a sudden illness or accident.
These groups of relatives had each its head, and the tribe to which they pertained had also its general head.
In all that pertained to a sombre monotony, Kellett's Court was a convent.
If the father were free, then those who pertained to him were free; but slaves, if he were a slave.
As for the household, what little discipline had once pertained, was gone.
Her letters were frank, newsy notes, and she was keenly interested in the drive and all that pertained to it.
It was a political law, because it pertained to a community.
For a long time of course all studies were dominated by that of theology, and the scholastic philosophy which pertained to it.
Each knew perfectly what pertained to the position and rank of the other.
But it was evident that the Indian was neither slovenly nor lazy when it pertained to making canoes.