fellow citizen


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fellow citizen

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A person who is from one's own country:
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Hearken not to the unnatural voice which tells you that the people of America, knit together as they are by so many cords of affection, can no longer live together as members of the same family; can no longer continue the mutual guardians of their mutual happiness; can no longer be fellow citizens of one great, respectable, and flourishing empire.
"Your Royal Highness and Fellow Citizens," he began; "the small cat you see a prisoner before you is accused of the crime of first murdering and then eating our esteemed Ruler's fat piglet--or else first eating and then murdering it.
"And now, Fellow Citizens and Creatures of the Jury, I assert that so awful a crime deserves death, and in the case of the ferocious criminal before you--who is now washing her face--the death penalty should be inflicted nine times."
The Grand Pensionary bowed before the will of his fellow citizens; Cornelius de Witt, however, was more obstinate, and notwithstanding all the threats of death from the Orangist rabble, who besieged him in his house at Dort, he stoutly refused to sign the act by which the office of Stadtholder was restored.
John de Witt derived no advantage from his ready compliance with the wishes of his fellow citizens. Only a few days after, an attempt was made to stab him, in which he was severely although not mortally wounded.
Your fellow citizens are returning every day to their homes.
He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands.
My fellow citizens, today we celebrate the mystery of American renewal.
Leadership fails at many levels MY fellow citizen Michael Joyce has provided a very valuable service through your letters pages over many years in reporting the detail of Health and Social Care which much of the Welsh media ignores.
Odds are I will never need to leap into frigid and foul waters to save a fellow citizen, and if I continue my habit of not buying lottery tickets I won't likely come into unexpected wealth.
As the bullets were flying were they praying for a limit to magazine size or for some good adult fellow citizen in the room with a powerful handgun?
Emma says, 'if I can come out with pneumonia our Foreign Secretary can get on a plane and go to Iran and free her.' The point to note is a British citizen is supported by a fellow citizen.

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