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  1. Even a little snob like myself can see that there is, in this desire of theirs, no motive except affection for you and for Shiela; and, in a way, it's rather humiliating to recognise that they don't care a fig for the social advantage that must, automatically, accrue to the House of Cardross through such connections. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  2. The fruits of the spirit accrue to the general advantage; and the saint, in James's opinion, must indeed undertake to edify, not only himself, but also his brethren. – The Sources Of Religious Insight by Josiah Royce
  3. Baldwin, king of Jerusalem, foreseeing that great advantages would accrue to the Latin kingdom by the increase of the power and numbers of these holy warriors, exerted himself to extend the order throughout all Christendom, so that he might, by means of so politic an institution, keep alive the holy enthusiasm of the west, and draw a constant succour from the bold and warlike races of Europe for the support of his christian throne and kingdom. – The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple by Charles G. Addison
  4. She claims that in this way she often made over five hundred dollars daily, and would then buy drafts on northern banks, not daring to keep the thousands of dollars about her which would frequently accrue. – The Spiritualists and the Detectives by Allan Pinkerton
  5. By bedtime I was wondering if we could possibly spend the enormous fortune which would be quite certain to accrue to us in a few years if only we could make up our minds to invest the modest balance at our bankers in this tempting bargain. – Station Amusements by Lady Barker
  6. 3. Can it be presumed that other, and greater moral evils will accrue to the colony from the stoppage of transportation? – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  7. At all events as he returned to his room and sat down by himself to think over all the things that might accrue from this step of his, he only got farther and farther into a haze of nervous indecision. – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  8. The common people of the United States had refused to follow the example of their brothers of Russia and destroy a tyranny equally hateful, though the New Dawn again and again set forth the advantages to accrue from such action. – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  9. But I have already admitted generally, and here again admit in a specific instance, the dissatisfaction, and even danger, that is likely to accrue from an attempt to uproot a system of play which has been established in an individual for many years. – The Complete Golfer [1905] by Harry Vardon
  10. Having despatched her two notes, and thereby proclaimed herself worthy to rank as a first- class power, with a seat at the Peace Table promised her, and all the benefits which accrue therefrom, she still hesitates to make the break. – Peking Dust by Ellen N. La Motte
  11. Possibly some benefit may yet accrue from them to the state. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  12. No small advantage, therefore, would accrue from Home Rule all round in the fact that separate categories of issues would be placed separately before the constituencies. – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  13. I know how difficult is such practice as I would recommend, in our present state of society; but one can hardly help following out one's imaginings of perfect circumstances, and fancying all the good that might accrue in such millenniums. – Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy. by Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann
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