It is one thing to make use of the language and sentiments which are common to ourselves and our forefathers, and it is another to invest
them with the sentiments and dialect exclusively proper to their descendants.
We must invest
more in our own people, in their jobs, and in their future, and at the same time cut our massive debt.
Then, after all this, suppose the day and hour for taking his degree in his calling to have come; suppose the day of battle to have arrived, when they invest
him with the doctor's cap made of lint, to mend some bullet-hole, perhaps, that has gone through his temples, or left him with a crippled arm or leg.
In the first place, as these constitutions invest
the State legislatures with absolute sovereignty, in all cases not excepted by the existing articles of Confederation, all the authorities contained in the proposed Constitution, so far as they exceed those enumerated in the Confederation, would have been annulled, and the new Congress would have been reduced to the same impotent condition with their predecessors.
One might invest
all one's money, leave it to accumulate at interest, and hurry on ahead
I had often heard him complain of the disproportion of his rank with his fortune; and I advised him to invest
all he had in an annuity.
Perhaps it was this invariable custom of walking her rounds in the hush of midnight that caused the superstition of the times to invest
the old woman with attributes of awe and mystery; fabling that she had entered the portal of the Province House, none knew whence, in the train of the first Royal Governor, and that it was her fate to dwell there till the last should have departed.
It is true his practice supported his family, and enabled him to invest
in bonds and mortgages two or three thousand a-year; and he owned the fee of some fifteen or eighteen farms in Orange county, that were falling in from three-lives leases, and which had been in his family ever since the seventeenth century.
If I were not as poor as a rat, I would gladly invest
some money in that way, for the sake of having you settled on the estate.
The rapidity with which we attained this end had its origin in three reasons:-- Firstly, we worked so hard for it; secondly, we had no incumbrances to delay success; thirdly, as soon as we had capital to invest
, two well-skilled counsellors, one in Belgium, one in England, viz.
Astor was induced to invest
the proceeds of his merchandise in furs.
His writings, to do them justice, are not altogether destitute of fancy and originality; they might have won him greater reputation but for an inveterate love of allegory, which is apt to invest
his plots and characters with the aspect of scenery and people in the clouds, and to steal away the human warmth out of his conceptions.