I saw plainly how you would look; and heard your impetuous republican answers, and your haughty disavowal of any necessity on your part to augment
your wealth, or elevate your standing, by marrying either a purse or a coronet.
This is called, using the conquered foe to augment
one's own strength.
She was confident of having performed her duty, and to fret over unavoidable evils, or augment
them by anxiety, was no part of her disposition.
The produce of the lands, and all the profits arising from sales, are entirely at the disposal of the priests; whatever is not required for the support of the missions, goes to augment
a fund which is under their control.
That Frances was relieved from the pressure of want, that the curse of excessive labour was taken off her, filled me with happiness; that her first thought in prosperity should be to augment
her joy by sharing it with me, met and satisfied the wish of my heart.
But the practitioners of the barbarous art, so remorseless in their inflictions upon the brawny limbs of the warriors of the tribe, seem to be conscious that it needs not the resources of their profession to augment
the charms of the maidens of the vale.
Norris, whose attachment seemed to augment
with the demerits of her niece, would have had her received at home and countenanced by them all.
Did the fact that he was a solitary guest augment
his credit or diminish it?
the mass a thousand fold, it cannot begin to crush us, as long as reaction is equal to action.
The first contains about twenty-five gallons of water, to which I add a few drops of sulphuric acid, so as to augment
its capacity as a conductor of electricity, and then I decompose it by means of a powerful Buntzen battery.
He was minded to augment
his pace, but for the third time something barred his way.
Well, I had a servant Nikifor who used to do everything for me in my quarters, economized and managed for me, and even laid hands on anything he could find (belonging to other people), in order to augment
our household goods; but a faithful, honest fellow all the same.