The windy springs and the blazing summers, one after another, had enriched
and mellowed that flat tableland; all the human effort that had gone into it was coming back in long, sweeping lines of fertility.
When death deprived me of my wife I returned to Scotland, enriched
by the marriage; and, would you think it, Duncan
It was more probable, therefore, that the descendants of a Pyncheon who had emigrated to Virginia, in some past generation, and became a great planter there,--hearing of Hepzibah's destitution, and impelled by the splendid generosity of character with which their Virginian mixture must have enriched
the New England blood,--would send her a remittance of a thousand dollars, with a hint of repeating the favor annually.
It was made of small juicy clams, scarcely bigger than hazel nuts, mixed with pounded ship biscuit, and salted pork cut up into little flakes; the whole enriched
with butter, and plentifully seasoned with pepper and salt.
Those narrow straits of Sunda divide Sumatra from Java; and standing midway in that vast rampart of islands, buttressed by that bold green promontory, known to seamen as Java Head; they not a little correspond to the central gateway opening into some vast walled empire: and considering the inexhaustible wealth of spices, and silks, and jewels, and gold, and ivory, with which the thousand islands of that oriental sea are enriched
, it seems a significant provision of nature, that such treasures, by the very formation of the land, should at least bear the appearance, however ineffectual, of being guarded from the all-grasping western world.
Nothing could exceed the touching simplicity, the childlike earnestness, of his prayer, enriched
with the language of Scripture, which seemed so entirely to have wrought itself into his being, as to have become a part of himself, and to drop from his lips unconsciously; in the language of a pious old negro, he "prayed right up.
You have often read of very poor people being suddenly enriched
by legacies reaching them from remote and unexpected quarters?
He held his sword drawn in his hand to defend himself, if I should happen to break loose; it was almost three inches long; the hilt and scabbard were gold enriched
Again I gave large sums of money to the poor, and enriched
all the mosques in the city, after which I gave myself up to my friends and relations, with whom I passed my time in feasting and merriment.
This new world has already enriched
the lives of MILLIONS of Americans who are able to compete and win in it.
Why, there is hardly a foot of soil in all this region that has not been enriched
by the blood of men, patriots or invaders.
The next day, 11th February, the larder of the Nautilus was enriched
by some more delicate game.