It was a hard blow to native superstitions, but the riddance soon came to be acquiesced in.
Dan'l, I'd better go into the house, and die and be a riddance!'
But it is for you to accept or reject what I propose as the riddance of this curse to your community.
riddance from it was only a dim hope, the remotest of possibilities.
Considering the size and savagery of the hawk, any small bird but the little king would have been well content with his riddance.
He was well rid of it all, since in the riddance the doors of his prison-house were unlocked.
I seed it all, and with your own eyes, dear—but I hope they'll go—and once we get a riddance of them women.
These were the aggravations of the original idea of riddance, of checking crime by the absolute removal of the offender.
Great bonfires were lit to strengthen him, or as a ceremony of riddance; the old year was burned out.
From the eyes of the world I have already disappeared; and nothing hinders the riddance of me now.