Usage examples for insured

  1. His hat of fine straw was tied with a neat cord to his buttonhole; but although that precaution insured its ultimate safety, it did not prevent its soaring from his head and descending on Mrs. Shamrock's bonnet. – Penelope's Irish Experiences by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  2. " Luckily, master's always insured to the value of all he's worth, stock and goods," quoth the prudent Daniel. – Jesse Cliffe by Mary Russell Mitford
  3. Each of the more imaginative passengers insured his life by fastening the ticket to his clothes with a safety- pin. – With the French in France and Salonika by Richard Harding Davis
  4. It had no other effect than to place her pursuer more in advance, and to convince her own commander that he had now no other resource than to continue his course; for, had he anchored, boats would have insured his capture. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  5. Newton's great life work- the achievement which insured to his name a place among the immortals- was suggested to him by accident. – Great Inventions and Discoveries by Willis Duff Piercy
  6. The children do not object to having the other chickens killed for the table, but little Lamey's life is insured. – Queer Stories for Boys and Girls by Edward Eggleston
  7. This insured Count Saxe the most respectful treatment imaginable from Monsieur Voltaire. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  8. I expressed my thanks, adding, " This isn't as bad as you think; I'm insured." – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  9. The capture of the entire city of Lens was then only a matter of time, as Hill 70 insured the holding of the ground won by the Canadians, German reinforcements being placed under the range of irresistible fire from that dominating height. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  10. As it is we felt quite insured it would be as was said last year. – Fruits of Culture by Leo Tolstoy
  11. In short, if stability can be insured to such a government as this, where riches have been acquired in abundance in a small space of time, by all ways and means, and by men with or without capacities, it must be effected by a Governor thus restricted,- that is, a Governor restricted from every emolument but that of his salary. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  12. Is the Olivers' house insured? – Polly Oliver's Problem by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin