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Usage examples for enrich

  1. Speculative plunder,- contingent spoil,- future, long adjourned, uncertain booty,- pillage which must enrich a late posterity, and which possibly may not reach to posterity at all,- these, for any length of time, will never support a mercenary war. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. Improvement follows a few days' use of the pills; while permanent benefit and cure can only reasonably be expected when sufficient have been taken to enrich the Blood. – History of the Comstock Patent Medicine Business and Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills by Robert B. Shaw
  3. Let the French people enrich themselves with the musical treasures of Germany until the time comes when they are able to create a music of their own! – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  4. To enrich this sauce, a small quantity of cream may be added just before sending it to table. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  5. He will lead you on to duties that may oftentimes seem too hard for you to do; but this one thing I assure you in Jesus' name: he will never call you to a duty or a sacrifice but that will prove a blessing to your soul and enrich you in his grace. – Food for the Lambs; or, Helps for Young Christians by Charles Ebert Orr
  6. If we enrich ourselves, that is a legitimate reward for the task we perform. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  7. It may be truly said to enrich the language. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  8. The man who had told her of his love, and asked her to be his wife, not twelve months since,- who had pressed her to be of all women the dearest to him and the nearest,- had talked to her of her ruin without offering her aid, although this ruin to her would enrich him very greatly. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  9. " Men," was Clay's reply; and the English patriot declared that this was the greatest crop to enrich a country. – A Fleece of Gold Five Lessons from the Fable of Jason and the Golden Fleece by Charles Stewart Given
  10. But I'm one of you," he added eagerly; " the rivers that flow down to enrich your desert rise from springs in our mountains, and all those springs would dry up if the forests were destroyed. – The Boy With the U. S. Foresters by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  11. I had formed a fine plan to enrich myself, and I determined to abandon the stage for ever. – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  12. And whether a much less quantity of cash in silver would not, in reality, enrich the nation more than a much greater in gold? – The Querist by George Berkley
  13. Nearly all great writers, especially poets, enrich their style by the use of figures. – Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism by F. V. N. Painter
  14. How fortunate that he cannot abandon his useful work to collect artistic trash that would only make him useless and enrich a few unscrupulous dealers! – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  15. Have you any concepts which you are working very hard to enrich? – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  16. Cold, from the north, has gone Over the flowers the blast that killed their May; And, to enrich the worship of the one, A universe of gods must pass away! – Poems of The Second Period by Frederich Schiller
  17. It was part of Lisbeth's scheme that the house- book, which was ruining Baron Hulot, was to enrich her dear Valerie- as it did indeed. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
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