ties of blood

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Your kindred renounce you, for they know no shame but the ties of blood which bind them in name with you.
So long divided and so differently situated, the ties of blood were little more than nothing.
I considered, as a great public acquisition, the commencement of a settlement on that point of the western coast of America, and looked forward with gratification to the time when its descendants should have spread themselves through the whole length of that coast, covering it with free and independent Americans, unconnected with us but by the ties of blood and interest, and enjoying like us the rights of self-government.
And may I not observe with equal propriety that the Hellenic race is all united together by ties of blood and friendship, and alien and strange to the barbarians?
That she was, if there were any ties of blood in such a case, the child's aunt.
We are bound by ties of blood with many Pakistanis," he remarked.
Families fall out with each other all the time, but very often the ties of blood prevail.
In the view of early 20th-century right-wing European nationalists, Anglo-American capitalism, controlled by Jews, undermined the sacred ties of blood and soil.
Masonry teaches man to practice charity and benevolence, to protect chastity, to respect the ties of blood and relationship, to adopt the principals and revere the ordinance of religion, to assist the feeble, guide the blind, raise up the downtrodden, inculcate morality, promote learning, love man, fear God, implore His mercy and hope for happiness.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the State of Kuwait have been bonded "with ties of blood and brotherhood.
Jefferson, in gradually becoming a commercial empire beyond the mountains, peopled by 'free and independent Americans, and linked with us by ties of blood and interest.
The former was based on ties of blood kinship, while the latter rested on a shared history of oppression.