Usage examples for wealth

  1. I have lost my father and all his wealth, said the lady, for when he hears of this matter he will make of me an example. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  2. Such was her entrance into wealth and love and alas! – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
  3. I never asked them what they had done with our father's great wealth, lest they might feel ashamed. – Bagh O Bahar, Or Tales of the Four Darweshes by Mir Amman of Dihli
  4. He had raised himself from bitter poverty to wealth, by his own exertions. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  5. He was a plastherer be thrade whin wages was high, an' O'Grady was rowlin' in wealth. – Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen by Finley Peter Dunne
  6. Mere wealth had not added to the sum of human happiness. – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp
  7. The pursuit or possession of wealth, as an end in itself, or a means to mere selfish ends, will drive Love out of the soul. – The Five Great Philosophies of Life by William de Witt Hyde
  8. His father had acquired wealth, but not in this way. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  9. At length, wealth came; my footsteps left the wild,- Again we met:- to woman grown the child: How did we meet? – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  10. They do well, as other people can do that for them; but there are many other means of getting strength and wealth. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  11. Truth is a good, like health, wealth, etc. – Pragmatism A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking by William James
  12. I beg of you don't jump to the conclusion that I roll in wealth. – The Madness of May by Meredith Nicholson
  13. I feel sure that if Sir Charles could have spoken with me before his death he would have warned me against bringing this, the last of the old race, and the heir to great wealth, to that deadly place. – The Hound of the Baskervilles by A. Conan Doyle
  14. And it is worth much to the man of wealth that there may be, near his own door, an institution to which he may send his children, and under the influence of which they may be carried forward. – Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions by George S. Boutwell
  15. There was one man whose progress in wealth I watched with much interest and pleasure. – Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope
  16. There's many a small business like mine which, when built up, means a great big business and much wealth. – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  17. By virtue of such a system wealth was as inevitable as human necessity; and the thought of human necessity did not greatly bother me. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  18. They simply begged it for some kind of wealth. – Twenty-two Goblins by Unknown