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Usage examples for Rights

  1. I know my rights and my Margaret's rights and I'll have them in spite of you both. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  2. 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
  3. If anything is out of order he has it put to rights at once. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  4. Enter Society by all means, but to give your youth its rights – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  5. 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
  6. She's rights too that I shouldn't dream of disputing. – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  7. If any one in this world has any rights over her, you have. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  8. " So," thought McElroy again; " by all rights that should have been for me." – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  9. I guess you've got him dead to rights though. – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  10. 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
  11. But what is the law for, except to preserve our rights – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  12. 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)
  13. 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
  14. " I fear I have no rights he said. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  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. 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
  17. What would become of Susie if her stepmother secured her " rights – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  18. 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
  19. I want you to know the rights of the case. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  20. The Covenanters, knowing their rights and power, refused. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
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