like father, like son
In the same manner from generation to generation, as in Kevin decided to run for mayor—like father, like son. This ancient proverb has been stated in English in slightly varying versions since the 1300s, sometimes appearing with a counterpart, like mother, like daughter. Thomas Draxe had it in Bibliotheca (1616): “Like father, like son; like mother, like daughter.” Also see chip off the old block; follow in someone's footsteps.
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What matters is being honest, humble, and a faithful and loyal friend, father and member of your community.
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There was a rumor that Alessandro and his father had both died; but no one knew anything certainly.
And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.
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