Usage examples for hereditary

  1. These titles constituted as many hereditary charges reserved for the lesser nobility. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  2. In mind and body, both, the poor girl was in the condition which offered its opportunity to the lurking hereditary taint. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  3. The Princess Maida was hereditary ruler of the Venus Central State- the only living heir to the throne. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  4. " Yes," answered Paul simply, with that calm which only comes with hereditary possession. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  5. Time afterwards might fight still more in their favour, and fix them in hereditary possession of the German throne. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  6. The Court entertained in the most magnificent manner, and the hereditary prince, now the reigning duke, honoured me with an invitation. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  7. The fur- trade of the English colonists opposed but feeble rivalry to that of their hereditary foes. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  8. On the other hand, if hereditary rule were an established fact, so also were ancient charters. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  9. " I know he is," said Jeffreys, beginning to wonder whether some of the father's good qualities were not hereditary. – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  10. Accustomed to link " empire" with " emperor," they conceive of a supreme hereditary ruler as an essential part of imperial life. – The American Empire by Scott Nearing
  11. Once more the quiet smile played about the outer angles of the hereditary Blount eyes. – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde
  12. In 1807 Charlotte, the darling of the family, died after much suffering, a victim to hereditary consumption. – Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern
  13. Ah, well, there's a vast deal of truth, no doubt, in these new hereditary doctrines of Darwin's and Galton's that Herbert and Ernest talk about so much; a family's a family, that's certain, not a mere stray collection of casual acquaintances. – Philistia by Grant Allen
  14. Not only the specific poison, but much of hereditary and acquired disease matter also are eliminated in the process; and after such a cure, blood and tissues of the patient are purer than they were before infection. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  15. The associations and habits of former life, the hereditary force of evil, the atmosphere of Gentile society, and added to all this, as we discover from chapter v. – The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians by G. G. Findlay
  16. Such was the hereditary British policy. – Secret Diplomatic History of The Eighteenth Century by Karl Marx
  17. The occupation of servant was then hereditary; children were trained for the duty from an early age. – Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn
  18. It is an exact parallel to the feeling of a hereditary king that he is excellent above others by being born a king, or a noble by being born a noble. – The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill