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Usage examples for enterprise

  1. The enterprise that had once failed could not be reundertaken at once. – The Law of Hemlock Mountain by Hugh Lundsford
  2. It made him sick to think of it; and, when it came to the point, he would rather have given up the whole enterprise. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  3. " In thinking it over," Ed Caspian explained to Larry, " Mrs. Shuster and I have decided that the simplest thing would be for me to advance any capital necessary to start the hotel enterprise: advertising and a lot of things like that. – The Lightning Conductor Discovers America by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  4. The West was for the enterprise of the young. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  5. Some who affected to regard him simply as a man of money were content to get only his name to any enterprise. – A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready by Bret Harte
  6. Our neighbour's enterprise usually appears to be a waste of time, does it not? – Dross by Henry Seton Merriman
  7. To know that he has a share in this enterprise is to make me fear to pursue it! – Calvert of Strathore by Carter Goodloe
  8. In their minds it was a daring enterprise. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  9. If he does not join in my enterprise, I have wasted all my pains." – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  10. The sense of security from foreign attack was a great encouragement to private industry and commercial enterprise. – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman
  11. Twenty times he has asked me whether the great enterprise will succeed; as if I knew any more than he! – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. Dreadful was the enterprise proposed. – The-Bravo-of-Venice-a-romance by Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory)
  13. Stole the Enterprise and took her off- planet." – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  14. He would not admit that he was too young for the enterprise. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  15. I do not know how Bolo's enterprise came to the knowledge of the French Government. – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  16. The enterprise was one of great difficulty, considering the small stock of provisions they had left. – Narrative of a Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America in the years 1811, 1812, 1813, and 1814 or the First American Settlement on the Pacific by Gabriel Franchere
  17. He had a brother associated with him in business, who had no sympathy with the Community enterprise. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
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