• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hereditariness the quality of being hereditary
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  • Plato
    “Hereditary honors are a noble and a splendid treasure to descendants.”
  • Samuel Levenson
    Samuel Levenson
    “Insanity is hereditary. You get it from your children.”
  • Sir Walter Scott
    “Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.”
  • Thomas Paine
    “When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. hereditas, the state of an heir—heres, herēdis, an heir.


In literature:

One was the eldest son of the hereditary governor of a part of the country called Kawlin.
"The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding
Another truth co-extensive with the organic world, is that of hereditary transmission.
"Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I" by Herbert Spencer
How often had he been heard to declare that all hereditary titles were, of their very nature, absurd!
"Marion Fay" by Anthony Trollope
This defective and abnormal condition of the umbilicus is frequently hereditary.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Has no objection to individual property, if it is not hereditary; has no objection to the right of inheritance, if it is not individual.
"Anarchism and Socialism" by George Plechanoff
The hereditary tendency to disease is one of the most powerful causes that produce nervous and mental affections.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
It was developed through the old family and tribal life to a status of hereditary aristocracy.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
The former sought to get into their own hands the public offices of the new commonwealth, and to make them hereditary.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
I have passed in review a long series of researches as to the nature of the hereditary material.
"A Critique of the Theory of Evolution" by Thomas Hunt Morgan
Yoshida-Torajiro was son to the hereditary military instructor of the house of Choshu.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 3 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Some people claim it's hereditary.
"The Observers" by G. L. Vandenburg
An hereditary governor is as inconsistent as an hereditary author.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
Reverently he transferred it to the Hereditary Chancellor.
"Trusia" by Davis Brinton
Hereditary legislation in the twentieth century and the most civilized country in the world!
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
Explain the difference between an hereditary disease and hereditary susceptibility to a disease.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
She has, in convoking the members of the diet, styled herself hereditary queen.
"Tales from the German. Volume I." by Carl Franz van der Velde
The House of Orleans seems in truth to have been tainted with hereditary impudicity of a morbid kind.
"A Problem in Modern Ethics" by John Addington Symonds
He was also the dispenser of office, confirmer of hereditary titles and estates and the fountain of justice.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
The former consisted partly of hereditary members; the latter of elected representatives of the people.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Qui post patris obitum hereditarie possidebat regnum.
"Beowulf" by R. W. Chambers

In poetry:

Until, by sudden passion shaken,
As terriers shake a rat at play,
He finds, all blindly, he has taken
The old, Hereditary way.
"Adoration" by Laurence Hope
'By these late years their names,
Their virtues, their hereditary claims,
May be as near defacement at their grave-place
As are their fames.'
"The Obliterate Tomb" by Thomas Hardy
But if Regard to Worth or Sense is shewn,
That poor degenerate Child her Friends disown,
Who dares to deviate, by a virtuous Choice,
From her great Name's hereditary Vice.
"An Elegy To A Young Lady" by James Hammond

In news:

Kim Jong Un to George W Bush: Why the World Still Has Hereditary Rulers.
Daily Aspirin Cuts Hereditary Cancer Risk in Half.
While researchers are reluctant to call idebenone a cure for blindness, the drug has restored the vision of some people who suffer from hereditary blindness in a recent clinical study.
Did You Know It's Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week.
A Hereditary Perk the Founding Fathers Failed to Anticipate.
Reward for the Hereditary Elite.
About the Hereditary Disease Foundation.
But they do it precisely to deny hereditary differences between blacks and whites.
Alexandr Dolgopolov tells the New Straits Times that he suffers from Gilbert's syndrome, a hereditary condition that affects the liver and causes repeated bouts of jaundice .
Liechtenstein 's hereditary monarch retained his veto powers after winning a referendum sparked by his threat to block moves to legalize abortion in the Alpine principality.
K, the Hereditary Ovarian Cancer Clinical Study Group.
Is there something in the American character that causes us to reject the idea of bowing to a hereditary monarch.
A, for the German Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC) Consortium.
Fertility may have hereditary influence.
Future generations could be stripped of mutations like hereditary blindness or maternal diabetes, after a breakthrough study at Oregon Health & Science University.

In science:

Let I = kerhn ⊂ An and B be the hereditary C ∗ -subalgebra of A generated by I .
Classification of simple $C^*$-algebras of tracial topological rank zero
Write the hereditary C ∗ -subalgebra of C generated by Mni as Mni (diC di ).
Classification of simple $C^*$-algebras of tracial topological rank zero
At the first step, we find arbitrarily large finite subsets in H with optimal ”hereditary density”.
Coordinate restrictions of linear operators in $l_2^n$
Recall that a simple C ∗ -algebra is called purely infinite if any non-zero hereditary subalgebra has an infinite pro jection.
AF-embeddability of crossed products of Cuntz algebras
To prove that every non-zero hereditary subalgebra of On⋊αω G has an infinite pro jection, we need the following lemma.
AF-embeddability of crossed products of Cuntz algebras
To prove that On⋊αω G is purely infinite, it suffices to show that there exists an infinite pro jection in the hereditary subalgebra x(On⋊αω G)x generated by x for any non-zero positive element x ∈ On⋊αω G.
AF-embeddability of crossed products of Cuntz algebras
Theorem 4.1. ([4, Theorem 6.1]) For a field k and positive integers m, n, the rings Vm,n and Um,n are hereditary.
$K_0$ of purely infinite simple regular rings
Parshall and Wang [102] were the first to show that the q -Schur algebras are quasi-hereditary.
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
More generally, the argument above shows that the q -Schur algebras and the cyclotomic Schur algebras are integrally quasi-hereditary in the sense of .
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
Because S ± (Λr,n ) are quasi-hereditary, they have standard modules and costandard modules; denote these by ∆± (µ) and ∇± (µ) respectively, for µ ∈ Λr,n .
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
Tilting modules Let A be a quasi-hereditary algebra (see [32, 45]), and let Λ+ be its poset of weights.
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
Cuntz defined in a simple C ∗ -algebra to be purely infinite if all its non-zero hereditary sub-C ∗ -algebras contain an infinite pro jection.
A simple C*-algebra with a finite and an infinite projection
The key results are, as for tame hereditary algebras, centered around the explicit description of some modules, which are defined in a similar way as in the tame hereditary case: the generic module and the Pr¨ufer modules.
Infinite dimensional representations of canonical algebras
If we consider the special case of a tame hereditary algebra, most of the results presented here have been established in [R1], but for Proposition 4 (the classification of torsion pairs) we should refer to unpublished information by Assem and Kerner.
Infinite dimensional representations of canonical algebras
S is the (uniquely determined) module in t of regular length n which has S as a factor module, see for example [R5].) In the case of a tame hereditary algebra, we may refer to [BK] for a description of all the pure injective cotilting modules.
Infinite dimensional representations of canonical algebras