By the toll of a billion deaths man has bought his birthright
of the earth, and it is his against all comers; it would still be his were the Martians ten times as mighty as they are.
He, of course, made frantic struggles for freedom - the birthright
of every Englishman, - and, in doing so (I learned this afterwards), knocked over George; and then George, swearing at Harris, began to struggle too, and got himself entangled and rolled up.
Tarzan's conscience was troubling him, which accounted for the fact that he compared himself to a weak, old woman, for the ape-man, reared in savagery and inured to hardships and cruelty, disliked to admit any of the gentler traits that in reality were his birthright
Time and again he had wondered if he had acted wisely in renouncing his birthright
to a man to whom he owed nothing.
Now they flew to their arms as to their birthright
The joy of sincere work and worthy aspiration and congenial friendship were to be hers; nothing could rob her of her birthright
of fancy or her ideal world of dreams.
She had failed to respond to this invitation merely because it was a little queer and imaginative--she, whose birthright
it was to nourish imagination