Sentence in Classic:
Even the tribunes of the people, though constantly ready to promote whatever courses seemed to favour the popular cause, and the more vehemently the more they seemed to make against the nobles, in this instance sided with the nobles to put down the common enemy.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Wickham was to the last so steady, that in his will he particularly recommended it to me, to promote his advancement in the best manner that his profession might allow�and if he took orders, desired that a valuable family living might be his as soon as it became vacant.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
He wants her much more than she wants him; and before I can encourage anything of the sort I must have a clear understanding from you that you will not interfere to injure an arrangement which I promote in the belief that it is for the best.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Well, Albert, this money, which was formerly designed to promote the comfort and tranquillity of the woman I adored, may now, through strange and painful circumstances, be devoted to the same purpose.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
No; these revelations, unless I greatly err, are meant merely to promote the intellectual satisfaction of all intelligent beings, who will stand waiting, on that day, to see the dark problem of this life made plain.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
The dealers in the human article make scrupulous and systematic efforts to promote noisy mirth among them, as a means of drowning reflection, and rendering them insensible to their condition.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context