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Usage examples for riches

  1. He was thy father's servant, and long years did he wait for Mar Shalmon's return to claim his riches. – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  2. The Old East with its riches was no longer here. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  3. " That's evidently a freshman," declared Eleanor Watson, who was in the row behind with Katherine and the Riches. – Betty Wales Freshman by Edith K. Dunton
  4. " Jane Cardigan always told me riches brought many cares. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  5. The poverty of riches- what force works in me when I embrace in him all that is wanting in myself, and yet give to him what I have.... – The Youth of Goethe by Peter Hume Brown
  6. Allah giveth thee two hearts, Bara Miyan, as well as the riches of Karun. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  7. For there can exist no riches and no resources which they by their labour have not assisted to create. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  8. Isn't 'this' then riches? – The Finer Grain by Henry James
  9. What riches and worldly rank have I, mother, to tempt any woman to forget the qualities you have mentioned? – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  10. As riches increased, so did Mrs. Cameron's proud spirit, until she came to look upon herself as somewhat above the common order of her fellow- beings. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  11. Was this his wife, who a few short weeks ago was weeping over unwelcome riches and longing for a life of poverty? – Clover and Blue Grass by Eliza Calvert Hall
  12. Madame Riano had never enjoyed the beauty or the fortune of this young girl, and her youth was safe from the dangers that lie in the path of beauty and riches. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  13. Then where will riches be, and power? – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley
  14. Yon have already all the orders and honor we can bestow; you are blessed with riches, and we have found it difficult to make you a present worthy of the respect and love we entertain for you." – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  15. " Neither one thing nor the other, Monsieur," he answered; " I meant only that we could not tell what use he might make of riches." – The Room in the Dragon Volant by J. Sheridan LeFanu
  16. " But, for heaven's sake, tell me where you got your riches from," said he to his brother. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  17. On the other hand, the gaining of riches for riches' sake is not worth the while. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  18. It is difficult to tell the riches of the life I have had, the significance of the experience. – A Tramp's Sketches by Stephen Graham
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