Usage examples for Rights

  1. It seemed, to look at ye, ye'r true nature- what was by rights inside of ye. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  2. I guess you've got him dead to rights, though. – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  3. If any one in this world has any rights over her, you have. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  4. What would become of Susie if her stepmother secured her " rights"? – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  5. I know my rights, and my Margaret's rights; and I'll have them in spite of you both. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  6. The Covenanters, knowing their rights and power, refused. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  7. " I fear I have no rights," he said. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  8. He was a close observer of men and things- understood well the philosophy of human rights and the principles of the tenure by which the mother country held jurisdiction over the colonies. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  9. I at once camped to dry them and got things put to rights for a start in the morning. – McKinlay's Journal of Exploration in the Interior of Australia by John McKinlay
  10. Enter Society by all means, but to give your youth its rights. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  11. She's rights too that I shouldn't dream of disputing. – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  12. If anything is out of order he has it put to rights at once. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  13. I told them my ideas upon the subject, which were, that the first thing the people had to do, in order to recover their rights, was to obtain a Reform of the Commons' House of Parliament. – Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3 by Henry Hunt
  14. By rights he oughtn't to 'ave the same share as wot we're going to 'ave; he ain't doing none of the work." – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  15. Was he not fit to try these rights, or to decide upon them? – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  16. He knows about his talking sweet to our Susan, and he'll put things to rights! – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  17. " So," thought McElroy again; " by all rights that should have been for me." – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  18. But what is the law for, except to preserve our rights? – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  19. You gave the Judge the whole history of the case- you told him how my uncle has deliberately stood in the way of my getting my rights for two years- you told him that he is my worst enemy? – John Marsh's Millions by Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow
  20. I want you to know the rights of the case. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor