Definition of rive:
dissever, draw, fracture, bankrupt, pluck, cohere, deplumate, pull, get out, pull out, adhere, sunder, run, tear, rift, help, cashier, rend, break open, cling, burst, cleave, carve up, transgress, divide, displume, commit, perpetrate, force, smash, split, part, crack, separate, shiver, split up, attract, demolish, stick, take out, shatter, break, draw out, overstretch, destroy, splinter, sever, pull up, assemble, rip, deplume, crush, pull in, extract, root for, break up, draw in, rupture.
Have the kindness also not to speak of the contents of this letter, and remember that it is not the Rector of the Academy of Geneva, but the Professor Auguste de la Rive, who writes in his own private person.- "Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence", Louis Agassiz.
In addition to these projects, which had been presented to the two Houses under the sanction and recommendation of their respective Committees on Internal Improvements, there were then still pending before the committees, and in memorials to Congress presented but not referred, different projects for works of a similar character, the expense of which can not be estimated with certainty, but must have exceeded $ 100, 000, 000. Regarding the bill authorizing a subscription to the stock of the Maysville and Lexington Turn Pike Company as the entering wedge of a system which, however weak at first, might soon become strong enough to rive the bands of the Union asunder, and believing that if its passage was acquiesced in by the Executive and the people there would no longer be any limitation upon the authority of the General Government in respect to the appropriation of money for such objects, I deemed it an imperative duty to withhold from it the Executive approval.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
- "The Dew of Their Youth", S. R. Crockett.