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It is true that my patrimony will go to endow charitable institutions, and my father will have deprived me of my lawful inheritance without any reason for doing so, but I shall have the satisfaction of knowing that I have acted like a man of sense and feeling.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
But the transition from a commonplace nature to one that is richly endowed, demands always a more or less breakneck leap over a certain abyss which yawns threateningly below; and thus must the sudden change with the clerk strike the reader.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
And now as she made surmises as to who people were, what were their relations to one another, and what they were like, Kitty endowed them with the most marvelous and noble characters, and found confirmation of her idea in her observations.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Instead of men endowed with divine authority and directly guided by the will of God, modern history has given us either heroes endowed with extraordinary, superhuman capacities, or simply men of very various kinds, from monarchs to journalists, who lead the masses.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
For not a man in the whole city bestirred himself to shield a citizen endowed with every great quality, and who, both publicly and privately, had done so much that deserved praise.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
If I had not, I will venture to say, been endowed with that gift, I should have come to grief long ago; I should have stood no chance, a poor man like me.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
Time had altered her since I last beheld her; it had endowed her with loveliness surpassing the beauty of her childish years.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
As these noble Houyhnhnms are endowed by nature with a general disposition to all virtues, and have no conceptions or ideas of what is evil in a rational creature, so their grand maxim is, to cultivate reason, and to be wholly governed by it.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Rebecca, thus endowed with knowledge as with beauty, was universally revered and admired by her own tribe, who almost regarded her as one of those gifted women mentioned in the sacred history.
Whether it was not outrageous for society to treat thus precisely those of its members who were the least well endowed in the division of goods made by chance, and consequently the most deserving of consideration.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context