1 Much as they were attached to each other, they seemed to draw inexhaustible stores of affection from a very mine of love to bestow them upon me.
2 It was a most beautiful season; never did the fields bestow a more plentiful harvest or the vines yield a more luxuriant vintage, but my eyes were insensible to the charms of nature.
3 I had before experienced sensations of horror, and I have endeavoured to bestow upon them adequate expressions, but words cannot convey an idea of the heart-sickening despair that I then endured.
4 This, I thought, was the moment of decision, which was to rob me of or bestow happiness on me forever.
5 The brave fellows whom I have persuaded to be my companions look towards me for aid, but I have none to bestow.
6 In my hunger for information, I made proposals to Mr. Wopsle to bestow some intellectual crumbs upon me, with which he kindly complied.
7 Soft, seedy biscuits, also, I bestow upon Miss Shepherd; and oranges innumerable.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 18. A RETROSPECT
8 To wish her dead,' said I, 'may be the kindest wish that one of her own sex could bestow upon her.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 46. INTELLIGENCE
9 So much the greater must have been the solitude of her heart, and her need of some one on whom to bestow it.
10 Here the Jew paused again, and looked at the last zecchin, intending, doubtless, to bestow it upon Gurth.
11 Her heart and her time were already quite full; she had neither leisure nor affection to bestow on Fanny.
12 The young gentleman did not stop to bestow any other mark of recognition upon Oliver than a humourous grin; but, turning away, beckoned the visitors to follow him down a flight of stairs.
13 His passion for Eustacia had been a sort of conserve of his whole life, and he had nothing more of that supreme quality left to bestow.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 6: 3 The Serious Discourse of Clym with His Cousin
14 Nothing did he care for fresh air, and would bestow not a passing glance upon all those beauties of the countryside which moved visitors to such ecstatic admiration.
15 Accordingly, before many minutes were over he had ceased to bestow a single thought upon his late host.