Usage examples for endowed

  1. Nature happily had endowed young Saumarez with talents, and qualities of mind and heart, which in a great measure repaired the want of a regular and more enlarged education: a sound judgment and quick sensibility soon led him to perceive his deficiency in acquired knowledge; and he was inspired with a laudable ambition, to remedy it by every exertion the feeble means within his reach could accomplish. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I by Sir John Ross
  2. Had he been endowed with a hundred lives it seemed impossible for him to escape death. – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  3. Agreement can make its own fortune, and need not wait to be endowed. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  4. 167. Hunt's collection of poems, published during 1818, under the title of Foliage was dedicated to Shelley: Had I known a person more highly endowed than yourself with all the qualities that it becomes a man to possess, I had selected for this work the ornament of his name. – Leigh Hunt's Relations with Byron, Shelley and Keats by Barnette Miller
  5. Whether or not any individual is endowed with the necessary honesty for success in any particular vocation is, therefore, a problem which can be settled only by careful analysis of all its requirements. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  6. My parents were each endowed with nine brothers and sisters- i. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  7. My lifelong dream of a permanently endowed yoga educational center stood fulfilled. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  8. Mary was not, in her estimation, over- endowed with brains, and she never seemed to mind a barbed thrust or two. – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  9. Balthasar was endowed with fine natural sense. – Balthasar And Other Works - 1909 by Anatole France
  10. It was held that a composer so well endowed would prove to be the one, par excellence, destined to free the French operatic stage from the bondage of " routine," and be the standard- bearer of French progressive art. – Masters of French Music by Arthur Hervey
  11. He was endowed with a strong mind, clear perception and sound judgment. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  12. A blind man was said to have been restored to sight by a young person whom the learned doctors of the Jewish law considered a sinner, and, as such, very unlikely to have been endowed with a divine gift of healing. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  13. Indeed, the banker thought kindly of six- thirty as an hour at which in earlier days he had been endowed with a better appetite than he ever possessed now at eight o'clock or later. – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  14. It seems mysterious, at first sight, that the child, whose duty and whose destiny it is to have dominion over nature, should be endowed least of all creatures with any absolute knowledge of it. – Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School by Elizabeth P. Peabody
  15. He had no particular tendency to meddle with the personal relations of those about him; but if they were forced upon him in any way, he was like to see into them at least as quickly as any of his neighbors who thought themselves most endowed with practical skill. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. The modern trained nurse is a machine, and a wonderfully good one on the whole; when she is exceptionally endowed for her work she is quite beyond praise. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  17. The College of New- Brunswick is established at Fredericton and endowed with a block of land containing nearly six thousand acres adjoining the town plot. – First History of New Brunswick by Peter Fisher Commentator: William Fisher
  18. The bride was said to be well endowed, but she was extremely plain. – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  19. His people had not looked quite kindly on this engagement; they had, indeed, tried in many ways to prevent it; partly because of Miss Sherwood's poverty, and also because they knew that Lady Agnes Martling had long cared for him, and was most happily endowed with wealth and good looks also. – The Translation of a Savage, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  20. It is a waste of the best gifts with which Providence has endowed us. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle