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cousin

Etiquette a title used by a sovereign when addressing another sovereign or a nobleman

Cousin

Victor . 1792--1867, French philosopher and educational reformer
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We observe him arranging for the slaughter of Macduff's family and smoothly, without the slightest hint of agitation or discomfort, feigning cousinly affection for the defenseless mother and child who will die shortly after he leaves them with kisses and an embrace.
After having been brought by a "Robin," the Aunt's "lily" of a daughter and the cousinly " little colony all hens" of "wrens" go walking by the slightly ominous "steep turn of Sweetwater.
He notes in the Preface that "there are significant degrees of cousinly relationship between the ways in which science and theology conduct their truth-seeking enquiries into the nature of reality" (p.