Sentence Examples with the word rid

To the east of it, the Navarrese, having rid themselves of the Carolingian counts and marchers, had made a kingdom in their mountains, and beyond them the little free territorias of the central Pyrenees were advancing, in subordination to the Navarrese king at Pamplona.

Antiochus rid himself of Hermeias by assassination and returned to Syria (220).

The heat being continued, and the current of air always passing over the surface of the melted lead button, and the lead oxide being sucked up by the cupel as fast as it is formed, the metallic globule rapidly diminishes in size until at last all the lead has been got rid of.

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If she could see and hear, I suppose she would get rid of her superfluous energy in ways which would not, perhaps, tax her brain so much, although I suspect that the ordinary child takes his play pretty seriously.

Among primitive savage races abortion is practised to a far less extent than infanticide, which offers a simpler way of getting rid of inconvenient progeny.

C. No method is provided for getting rid of deadlocks, either between the legislature and the executive or between the two branches of the legislature.

He got rid of all whom he disliked on the charge of having taken part in the conspiracy, and no man of eminence was safe against him.

One of the childish illusions, which it has been hardest for me to get rid of, is that we have only to make our wishes known in order to have them granted.

I knew he was meant for greatness, but I expected him to serve me when I'd rid the kingdom of my father.

He shut his eyes, rubbed his forehead as if to rid himself of all interest in what he had read, and listened to what was passing in the nursery.