Usage examples for kindred

  1. Mills are mills indeed, and own no kindred with beauty. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  2. The consequences were, that the murderer was constrained to fly to them for protection, with his wives, children, and kindred. – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  3. In all the forms of blood- covenant, whether a sacrifice is offered or the veins of the parties opened and their own blood used, the idea is the same: the bond created is a bond of kindred, because one blood is now in the veins of all who have shared the ceremony. – The Eliminator; or, Skeleton Keys to Sacerdotal Secrets by Richard B. Westbrook
  4. " Doubtless there are many of them," I returned sharply, " who wish that they had fallen with their kindred. – In the Track of the Troops by R.M. Ballantyne
  5. " We have always been friends, and I can tell you all that is generally known of the two or three remaining persons of her blood and kindred. – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  6. You have conquered me, strange and commanding spirit, said Adrian, in a low voice, completely carried away; and whatever the conduct of my kindred, I am yours and Rome's. – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  7. But they were scarcely less separated from the world and their kindred. – Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll
  8. They told me that they were a kindred race, and that your religion was similar to theirs." – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  9. I would that there our kindred blood on Spain's free soil had met! – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  10. What did our kindred blood have to do with the matter of my desire? – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  11. His father was a man of old family and well connected, who had in his earlier years developed some taste for literature, and was regarded by most of his relatives as one who merely brought discredit on his kindred by his mean ambition to devote himself to the profession of letters. – A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, Volume IV (of 4) by Justin McCarthy and Justin Huntly McCarthy
  12. Disguise it as thou wilt, Ione, there is something kindred between us, and our eyes acknowledged it, though our lips were silent. – The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  13. His dacoits and kindred ministers of death all must have fled, too. – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  14. The last- left glow of the evening atmosphere was shining on her- the farewell pause of daylight over the kindred daylight of beauty and youth. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  15. Don Caesar was about to excuse himself hurriedly; but that sudden and acute perception of all kindred sorrow which belongs to refined suffering, checked his speech. – A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready by Bret Harte
  16. It must be understood, that where a person was unable or unwilling to pay the fine, he was put out of the protection of law, and the kindred of the deceased had liberty to punish him as they thought proper. – The History of England, Volume I by David Hume
  17. " Sorrow on it," cried the lad, " here I have been beaten by one that knows not his clan or kindred, save that he is a fellow without a father." – The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland by T. W. Rolleston
  18. Where is the purpose or the art in showing us such a helpless creature being ill- treated by his own kindred? – Shakespeare in the Theatre by William Poel
  19. Come, then, kindred spirits!... – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland