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a privilege granted a person, as by virtue of birth

any special privilege accorded a firstborn

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a right or privilege that you are entitled to at birth

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an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)

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personal characteristics that are inherited at birth

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But he who sold his birthright for a mess of pottage existed, and Judas Iscariot existed, and Castlereagh existed, and this man exists
These were the prime in order and in might; The rest were long to tell, though far renown'd, Th' IONIAN Gods, of JAVANS Issue held Gods, yet confest later then Heav'n and Earth Thir boasted Parents; TITAN Heav'ns first born With his enormous brood, and birthright seis'd By younger SATURN, he from mightier JOVE His own and RHEA'S Son like measure found; So JOVE usurping reign'd: these first in CREET And IDA known, thence on the Snowy top Of cold OLYMPUS rul'd the middle Air Thir highest Heav'n; or on the DELPHIAN Cliff, Or in DODONA, and through all the bounds Of DORIC Land; or who with SATURN old Fled over ADRIA to th' HESPERIAN Fields, And ore the CELTIC roam'd the utmost Isles.
It is our curse, Sir Knight, deserved, doubtless, by our own misdeeds and those of our fathers; but you you who boast your freedom as your birthright, how much deeper is your disgrace when you stoop to soothe the prejudices of others, and that against your own conviction?
The gravity of the procession was deepened by the appearance of a clergyman in its ranks, which were composed of men of the middle class, and a few workmen carrying a banner inscribed THE SOIL or ENGLAND THE BIRTHRIGHT OF ALL HER PEOPLE.
A trip-provider affiliated with the Reform Movement has been dropped from Birthright Israel's list of authorized tour agencies, Haaretz reported.
It vacillates across time in the iconic Israeli fortress, from American college students on Birthright to ancient separatists gradually losing footing against the Romans.
Yet in legal writings spanning over a decade, Ho has maintained a position on one thorny issue - birthright citizenship - that pits him against many prominent Republicans, including the president who appointed him.
With would-be lover Nathan Keyte and unlikely new friend Nicholas Wildmoor, Mercia must unravel her father's mystery to find a great prize long thought lost, striving to recover the King's stolen birthright in the hope of reclaiming her own.
The organization will address the followings: a) NUD is inclusive to all Nuer members worldwide and that its membership is a birthright membership, irrespective of geographical location as long as one is a Nuer by birthright; b) NUD's membership is not based on the sale and purchases as NCDS that sales membership to its members through political, military, and monetary value support to Riek Machar; c) If any contribution is made, it will be limited to the fewer Dollars amount and that amount cannot be used for a political purpose like NCDS that channels its fund to support Riek Machar's insurgency in South Sudan.
Even more valuable, in a book New York Times bestselling author Brigid Schulte calls "utterly captivating," Robertson "shows how creativity, more than anything, is a mindset, a habit, a choice, and the limitless and necessary birthright of us all.
NO Birthright citizenship is a fundamental part of American history and the values the country holds dear.
When 'Broad City' went on Birthright, and taught us all a lesson about American Jews and Israel
Not only would this grant of birthright citizenship make citizens out of "the entire race designated as blacks," Johnson protested, it would also make citizens out of "the Chinese of the Pacific States, Indians subject to taxation, [and] the people called Gipsies.
Like most experts who question the constitutional justification for birthright citizenship, Eastman notes that the 14th Amendment states two requirements for citizenship--that an individual is born on U.