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  • But every one in the regiment takes what they can come by; I am sure Bothwell and his blood-royal shows us a good example.

    Old Mortality

  • The necessity of choosing their chief from the Saxon blood-royal was not only evident in itself, but had been made a solemn condition by those whom Cedric had intrusted with his secret plans and hopes.

    Ivanhoe

  • This prince had three daughters, two of blood-royal on their mother's side, and one born of a concubine.

    Malayan Literature

  • "Who really is any one in Paris," continued Marrast, "the blood-royal always and alone excepted?"

    Edmond Dantès

  • Pelagius, a prince of the blood-royal of the Visigoths, had taken refuge in the mountains of Asturia with a handful of devoted followers; that with them he dared to brave the conquerors of Spain, and had formed the bold design of {37} attempting to rid himself of their yoke.

    History of the Moors of Spain

  • The two sisters of the blood-royal were seated lower than the princess Ganggang, who occupied a high seat.

    Malayan Literature

  • Amongst the slain were found, half-dead, two young knights named Palamon and Arcite, whom the heralds recognised, from the cognisances on their armour, as of blood-royal, and born of two sisters.

    The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream'

  • Austria, all these princes were of the blood-royal of Austria, and might in the course of Nature have succeeded to the imperial throne.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 87, March, 1875

  • French blood-royal, mingled its drums and trumpets with the swell of sea and shore; and, as I gazed on the moving multitude from my window, the thunder of the guns from the castle, for the arrival of some ambassador, grandly completed the general mass and power of the uproar.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 337, November, 1843

  • That lady he had just been dancing with, Monsieur had seen in the morning, he believed; she was the Countess G----, a most distinguished person, with blood-royal in her veins, and came from Brussels.

    My Little Lady

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