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  • "You shall invest them with me, and they shall bear you good interest." Cited from Mohammed Ali and His House, by Louise Muhlbach
  • Uncle invested them, and she begins to feel quite independent already. Cited from Rose in Bloom, by Louisa May Alcott
  • He presented them with letters-patent, and invested them with the royal authority. Cited from Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3), by Isaac D'Israeli
  • The walls were so extensive, that thirty thousand men would scarcely have been sufficient to invest them. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V2
  • Royalty had invested them with a power which they now turned against it. Cited from History of the French Revolution, by F.A.M Mignet
  • Or perhaps the man has good cigars and knows how to invest them! Cited from Dramatic Works of Gerhart Hauptmann, V1, Hauptmann
  • For, being but a simple man, he invested them with a strange and solemn character. Cited from The Chimes, by Charles Dickens
  • Then, as before, his eyes met hers; but this time no smile did she see investing them. Cited from The Trampling of the Lilies, by Rafael Sabatini #9
  • Intelligence it will not do to invest them with, for some distinction must be maintained between simple activity and life. Cited from Auguste Comte and Positivism, by John Stuart Mill
  • This, however, need not lead us away from the associations with which our old translation has invested them. Cited from Four Psalms...Interpreted for Practical Use, by George Adam Smith
  • He took year by year these savings to the nearest county bank and invested them to the best of his ability. Cited from A Sweet Girl Graduate, by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  • A law was immediately brought in to invest them formally with the supreme authority, which they had assumed. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2, by Various
  • Much less should we invest them with power to call congregations of their own, there to perform worship without their men. Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volume 2, by John Bunyan
  • I have combined the two and invested them carefully and without extravagance. Cited from Pellucidar, by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Invest them, my lords, keep up your communications, and wait for the French King. Cited from The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay, by Maurice Hewlett
  • It was not her words; it was the contempt with which she had invested them. Cited from The Puppet Crown, by Harold MacGrath
  • He uses words almost as he chooses, but he does not invest them with the warm glow of feeling. Cited from Halleck's New English Literature, by Reuben P. Halleck
  • They invest them, too, with a charm, a significance which is for me alone. Cited from Swann's Way, by Marcel Proust
  • The former system would have invested them with an excessive authority, the latter would have annulled their influence altogether. Cited from American Institutions, by Alexis de Tocqueville
  • The second raised up sachems and invested them with office. Cited from Houses of Aborigines, by Lewis H. Morgan
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