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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • For, being but a simple man, he invested them with a strange and solemn character. Cited from The Chimes, by Charles Dickens
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • It emancipated a whole race, and has invested them with liberty and all the rights of citizenship. Cited from Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet, Sherman
  • The tragic end of 'Ali and his sons invested them with peculiar interest. Cited from The Faith of Islam, by Edward Sell
  • Nor do we only ascribe our own feelings to inanimate things, but we also invest them with the forms and members of the human body. Cited from Myth and Science, by Tito Vignoli
  • So long as attempts invested them with the distinction of being in danger of death at the hangman's hands, so long did they spring up. Cited from Miscellaneous Papers, by Charles Dickens
  • Now that they had been recaptured in a remarkable manner, popular belief invested them with all sorts of strange surroundings. Cited from For the Term of His Natural Life, by Marcus Clarke
  • The detective gave no reason for his eagerness to possess these trophies, but seemed to invest them with great importance. Cited from Number Seventeen, by Louis Tracy
  • It was the custom of the kings to invest them with these temporalities by giving to them the ring and the staff. Cited from Outline of Universal History,by George Park Fisher
  • His account of the origin and devolution of the famous treasures will invest them with a new interest in the happy days when they shall again be visible. Cited from Punch, Vol. 153, Nov 14, 1917, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • The union of all these secular acquisitions in a single colossal work invested them with something imposing. Cited from Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2), by John Morley
  • The barbarians seized the old traditions of the church and invested them with poetical beauty. Cited from The Old Roman World, by John Lord
  • And so seem, in virtue of their position, and of the manner and aspect it invests them with, all the judges of our own high courts. Cited from Yet Again, by Max Beerbohm
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