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  • If you ask what authority tradition has invested it with, I can only say that I do not know. Cited from Aurelian, by William Ware
  • This will invest it with importance in the world's history. Cited from Germany and the Next War, by Friedrich von Bernhardi
  • Her failure to mention it now served only to invest it with the greater significance. Cited from The Mayor of Warwick, by Herbert M. Hopkins
  • This makes it superior to all other books and invests it with a unique character which commands our most earnest attention. Cited from Studies in the Life of the Christian,Henry T. Sell
  • He has indeed invested it with high poetical interest. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 17, No. 477
  • The slight but distinct change in his voice in the last remark invested it with a special significance. Cited from A Rogue by Compulsion, by Victor Bridges
  • And one of the ways of making an old theme appear new, is to invest it with the different personalities of brand new characters. Cited from Writing for Vaudeville, by Brett Page
  • Moreover, it was his struggles which give to his life its chief charm, and invest it with dramatic interest. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume V, by John Lord
  • To the interpreter it is given to invest it with living sound. Cited from For Every Music Lover, by Aubertine Woodward Moore
  • My mother possessed a small fortune of her own which she did not want to leave in my father's control, so she invested it with -- her friend. Cited from Plays by August Strindberg, Second series, by August Strindberg
  • And society has been very wise to invest it with solemnity -- and a certain grotesque quality. Cited from Mr. Prohack, by E. Arnold Bennett
  • They invested it with grace and gave it the temperament that was still lacking. Cited from Selected Essays, by Karl Marx
  • Though it is no longer employed as a church, an event that is said to have happened some centuries ago invests it with special regard by the natives. Cited from Castles and Cave Dwellings,Sabine Baring-Gould
  • This triple character of the enterprise naturally invests it with a more comprehensive interest. Cited from Miscellaneous Papers V1, by Thomas De Quincey
  • I see a room whose curtains invest it with broidered light. Cited from Light, by Henri Barbusse [Tr.: Fitzwater Wray]
  • But, our quoted particulars of Brighton invest it with a much earlier interest than our brief memory can supply. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 19, No. 533
  • At its best it strikes deep into the nature of things, has a celestial quality which invests it with awe. Cited from Essays AEsthetical, by George Calvert
  • She invested it with all the man's magnetism, and heard it enunciated in his cultivated voice. Cited from The Californians, by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • He has the power to describe even a deathbed scene so as to invest it with both humor and pathos. Cited from Halleck's New English Literature, by Reuben P. Halleck
  • Thoughtfulness had invested it with an air of comfort rare under Italian roofs. Cited from Lothair, by Benjamin Disraeli
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