Sentence Examples with the word right of way

For the sea is his; he owns it, as Emperors own empires; other seamen having but a right of way through it.

In 1855 the emperor of Brazil sent a squadron of eleven men-of-war and as many transports up the Parana to adjust several questions pending between the empire and was that of the right of way by the Paraguay river to the interior Brazilian province of Matto Grosso.