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  • She is of an age to speak for herself, and our long neglect may well have forfeited our claim. Cited from The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax, by Harriet Parr (AKA Holme Lee)
  • We have promised Grimbeard to bring thee to him, or forfeit our lives. Cited from The House of Walderne, by A. D. Crake
  • We cannot forfeit our right to it, but by what forfeits our title to the privileges of our kind. Cited from Burke, by John Morley
  • Nor need he, for this, forfeit our sympathies, or cease to be a hero. Cited from The Castle Inn, by Stanley John Weyman
  • There he stands unmasked; he has forfeited our confidence for evermore. Cited from Hellenica, by Xenophon, translation by Dakyns
  • To refuse to ratify it would merely mean that we forfeited our commercial rights in Morocco and would not achieve another object of any kind. Cited from Complete State of the Union Addresses
  • No man can tell when he will be in need of sympathy or of aid; it is folly so to live as to forfeit our fellows' good will. Cited from Problems of Conduct, by Durant Drake
  • They already feel very clearly that a different hand has the helm in Washington; and we can drive them hard, if need be, for they will not forfeit our friendship. Cited from The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I, by Burton J. Hendrick
  • We are prepared to pay even a higher price rather than lose our heritage or forfeit our right to the enjoyment of the priceless privileges of freedom and justice. Cited from Over the Top With the Third Australian Division, by G. P. Cuttriss
  • "That is only for traitors, when they forfeit our mercy." Cited from Unknown to History, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • We have forfeited our lives, and must expect in some way to atone for our crime: but, because we are bad and miserable, shall we make ourselves worse? Cited from Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison, by James E. Seaver
  • Gratified vanity has led you too far, and you have acted as I hoped no child of mine would ever act, but you have not forfeited our tenderest care. Cited from The Young Step-Mother,Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Is it not wisdom rather to smother or curb our humour, than by satisfying it thus to forfeit our innocence? Cited from Sermons on Evil-Speaking, by Isaac Barrow
  • This Wat-te-wal was in great union with Bennillong, who twice denied his having committed offences which he knew would forfeit our favour. Cited from Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1, David Collins
  • This desire on our part is so great, that some day we may be tempted to fly, and, consequently, forfeit our honor; for, after all, there are only a few miles of sea between us and our homes. Cited from Willis the Pilot, by Johanna Spyri
  • We have forfeited our lives in order to be delivered from doing such things.' Even the heathen could see the justice of this, and the Christians were not compelled to wear the things. Cited from Out Of The Triangle, by Mary E. Bamford
  • Yakub Khan forfeited our alliance, and with it his throne, by mistrusting the assurances we gave him, and falsifying those which he had given to us. Cited from Forty-one years in India, by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
  • We, who have forfeited our right to sit at the peace conference, who are busily making money off the war, having prudently kept our own skins out of danger, are officiously ready with proposals of peace. Cited from The World Decision, by Robert Herrick
  • If that task is approached in a grudging or reluctant spirit, we shall be sowing the seeds of failure, and shall forfeit our claim to receive the friendly co-operation of the representatives of the people. Cited from Indian speeches (1907-1909), by John Morley (AKA Viscount Morley)
  • Not to be guided by their wisdom is to forfeit our birthright, like Esau, for a mere mess of pottage. Cited from Problems of Conduct, by Durant Drake