Usage examples for kindred

  1. 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
  2. What did our kindred blood have to do with the matter of my desire? – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. Mills are mills indeed, and own no kindred with beauty. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  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. I would that there our kindred blood on Spain's free soil had met! – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. His dacoits and kindred ministers of death all must have fled, too. – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  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. " 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
  17. Come, then, kindred spirits!... – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  18. " 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
  19. 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