Thesaurus / birthright
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
We have those birthrights as long as we don’t prevent others from pursuing their rights.
I think of my birthright as the basis of my liberty to control my body, and put what I want in my body as long as I’m not interfering with other people’s ability to do the same.
Your birthright to use drugs is part of the pursuit of happiness, you write.
Jacob robbed his brother of his birthright by trading on his hunger; Joseph robbed a whole people in the same way.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
I can't tell you how I have longed for a girl's good time here in San Francisco—denied all these years, and my birthright.
And her love was not only for those who could claim it as a birthright, but to all who came to Canada in quest of freedom.
THE AFFABLE STRANGERPETER MCARTHUR
Why should they use the powers that were their inalienable birthright to make true believers obey a Christian dog?
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
The Constitution and its guarantees are our birthright, and I am ready to enforce that inalienable right to the last extent.
They have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage.
THE SOUL OF MANOSCAR WILDE
We will help each other,—you to my birthright, I to your revenge!
TWO MEN OF SANDY BARBRET HARTE
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