Matthew Maule," replied the carpenter,--"son of him who built the house,--grandson of the rightful
proprietor of the soil.
While I make no recommendation of amendments, I fully recognize the rightful
authority of the people over the whole subject, to be exercised in either of the modes prescribed in the instrument itself; and I should, under existing circumstances, favor rather than oppose a fair opportunity being afforded the people to act upon it.
Into my house come bold and free, Its rightful
mistress there to be'.
However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered the rightful
property of someone or other of their daughters.
It is because I am a prince, your son, and the rightful
heir of your kingdom, that I freely take upon me the calamity of your subjects," answered Theseus, " And you, my father, being king over these people, and answerable to Heaven for their welfare, are bound to sacrifice what is dearest to you, rather than that the son or daughter of the poorest citizen should come to any harm.
By that supineness the sovereignty in the country has been virtually lost to the United States; and it will cost both governments much trouble and difficulty to settle matters on that just and rightful
footing on which they would readily have been placed had the proposition of Mr.
I'd niver wish us to leave our lads a sixpence but what was got i' the rightful
On some flimsy pretext or other Mowanna, the king of Nukuheva, whom the invaders by extravagant presents cajoled over to their interests, and move about like a mere puppet, has been set up as the rightful
sovereign of the entire island--the alleged ruler by prescription of various clans, who for ages perhaps have treated with each other as separate nations.
The meat is none of mine to sell,” said Leather-Stocking, adopting a little of his companion’s hauteur; “for my part, I have known animals travel days with shots in the neck, and I’m none of them who’ll rob a man of his rightful
Bills have repeatedly been brought into Congress for the purpose, but without success; and our rightful
possessions on that coast, as well as our trade on the Pacific, have no rallying point protected by the national flag, and by a military force.
His native coolness, shrewdness, and deliberateness, his life-long submissiveness to the sentiment that words were acts and acts were steps in life, and that in this matter of taking steps curveting and prancing were exclusively reserved for quadrupeds and foreigners--all this admonished him that rightful
wrath had no connection with being a fool and indulging in spectacular violence.
What your father will say I don't know," she continued; "for he's been talking about the wedding up at Rolliver's and The Pure Drop every day since, and about his family getting back to their rightful
position through you--poor silly man