Usage examples for riches

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Then where will riches be, and power? – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley
  6. 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
  7. " Jane Cardigan always told me riches brought many cares. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  8. Is Greatheart more to be desired than great riches? – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  9. " 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
  10. Allah giveth thee two hearts, Bara Miyan, as well as the riches of Karun. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  11. " 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
  12. What riches and worldly rank have I, mother, to tempt any woman to forget the qualities you have mentioned? – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Perhaps thou wilt say, that those are most proud of it who least deserve it; as those are of riches and grandeur who are not born to either. – Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9) History Of A Young Lady by Samuel Richardson
  17. For there can exist no riches and no resources which they by their labour have not assisted to create. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  18. Isn't 'this' then riches? – The Finer Grain by Henry James
  19. " But, for heaven's sake, tell me where you got your riches from," said he to his brother. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  20. The Old East with its riches was no longer here. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole