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Manfully and rightfully hath it been done,'' said the Grand Master.
To hear some one clear his throat at the back of a dark room, where there should rightfully be no throat to be cleared, would cause even your man of stolid habit a passing thrill.
The lions, and wolves, and tigers, who will come running to meet you, in front of the palace, were formerly fierce and cruel men, resembling in their disposition the wild beasts whose forms they now rightfully wear.
My people in Bora Bora do not like heathen--they are all Christians; and I do not like Bora Bora Christians," he said one day, when I, with the idea of getting him to spend some of the money that was rightfully his, had been trying to persuade him to make a visit to his own island in one of our schooners--a special voyage which I had hoped to make a record breaker in the matter of prodigal expense.
But I charge you, in this matter of old Mistress Prynne, give to your predecessor's memory the credit which will be rightfully due" And I said to the ghost of Mr.
I contracted for it; I earned it; it was paid to me; it was rightfully my own; yet, upon each returning Saturday night, I was compelled to deliver every cent of that money to Master Hugh.
While there is great amount of information, rightfully or not rightfully shared, these were not material to charges against Respondent," the memo read.
Dialects are part of the wonderful heritage of our country; I have misgivings about anyone who doesn't possess one, and decry those who try to force our children to disown what is rightfully theirs.
We will keep escalating the protests till we get what is rightfully ours.
In a meeting between a representative of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) student federation and a senior party member, the former expressed extreme dissatisfaction at the treatment meted out to the student wing of the party, threatening to form a new political party if they were not given "what is rightfully ours".
Ejercito also expressed high hopes that the PNP would rightfully act on the 'rotten eggs' in the ranks of the police.
He made these observations while addressing a seminar held here under the aegis of the ministry of information, broadcasting and national heritage to create an awareness among people on how to extend donations to those who rightfully deserve it, says a release issued here Wednesday.
Macedonia enjoys Italy's full support in its efforts to join NATO and the European Union, rightfully maintaining its position of strict observance of international law.
Breaking' Bad has rightfully earned a place in the 2014 Guinness Book of World Records for a remarkable feat
Further, the company said that its sponsor Energy Corporation of America (ECA) granted the waiver that allowed it more time to market the Royalty NPI which ECA can rightfully buy at the appraised value if those are not been sold by mentioned date.