fellow-subject love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who shares with another the obligations of allegiance to the same sovereign.

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Examples

  • Anglo – Indian official is habitually termed by his more civilised “fellow-subject.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And for this same reason Justice alone of all the Virtues is thought to be a good to others, because it has immediate relation to some other person, inasmuch as the Just man does what is advantageous to another, either to his ruler or fellow-subject.

    Ethics

  • England, as well as those of nature, to love himself better than his fellow-subject.

    The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10)

  • A private person, or any number of private persons, has a right to go to the assistance of a fellow-subject in distress or danger of his life, when assaulted and in danger from a few or a multitude.

    The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10)

  • If a stranger, a mere fellow-subject, may interpose to defend the liberty, he may, too, defend the life of another individual.

    The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10)

  • He has too high an opinion of his own deserts not to consider it beneath his philosophical dignity to be a contented subject of a fellow-subject, elevated into supremacy by his labours and dangers.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • What would become of that feeling, of continuing and changeless sovereignty, so binding, so necessary to so large a proportion of the population which makes up the Empire, if any day that King might disappear and a fellow-subject, the creature of a party be put into his place?

    The Ties of Empire

  • By grace, the Christian will welcome you as a fellow-subject of the Kingdom of God, but on this ground only, and on no preconceived assumption of your superiority, will you be accepted.

    The Fulfilment of a Dream of Pastor Hsi's The Story of the Work in Hwochow

  • It was little wonder then that, when the United States, with the intent and for the purpose of conquering Canada, launched the iniquitous war of 1812, the Upper Canadian, either a former American or the son of a former American, proved as determined a foe to the American as his fellow-subject in Lower Canada.

    How and Why is Canada British?

  • Gentlemen, is it not time that we passed from the eloquent omniscience of the Greek to the slim ignorance of our new fellow-subject, the Boer?

    The Fatuous Insolence of the Canadians

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