The Hebrew aide-de-camp in the service of the officer at the table bid against the Hebrew gentleman employed by the elephant purchasers, and a brisk battle ensued over this little piano, the combatants being greatly encouraged by Mr. Hammerdown.
If this demand is continually increasing, the reward of labour must necessarily encourage in such a manner the marriage and multiplication of labourers, as may enable them to supply that continually increasing demand by a continually increasing population.
In addition, Yemen has made some progress on reforms over the last year that will likely encourage foreign investment.
By word and deed he frankly encouraged a nocturnal strumpet to deposit fecal and other matter in an unsanitary outhouse attached to empty premises.
Those words and the doubt which had just escaped me as to the sanity of the writer of the letter, acting together on my mind, suggested an idea, which I was literally afraid to express openly, or even to encourage secretly.
Others had undoubtedly been encouraged to delay their departure by his arrival.
After this he lives on, spending his money and labour and time on unnecessary pleasures quite as much as on necessary ones; but if he be fortunate, and is not too much disordered in his wits, when years have elapsed, and the heyday of passion is over--supposing that he then re-admits into the city some part of the exiled virtues, and does not wholly give himself up to their successors--in that case he balances his pleasures and lives in a sort of equilibrium, putting the government of himself into the hands of the one which comes first and wins the turn; and when he has had enough of that, then into the hands of another; he despises none of them but encourages them all equally.
11:28 Then he gave me a book of Jesus, his inditing, to encourage me the more freely to come; and he said, concerning that book, that every jot and tittle thereof stood firmer than heaven and earth.
I will certainly encourage them.
It encouraged European enterprise enormously to think that far away in China was a community of their co-religionists, presumably ready to welcome and assist them.
Time was also(as an infant) I knew no Latin; but this I learned without fear orsuffering, by mere observation, amid the caresses of my nursery andjests of friends, smiling and sportively encouraging me.
He was vastly encouraged, and only spoke the truth when he said his presentiment was vivid, that Lord Stonehenge would offer him the Bishopric of Barchester.
It is true that learning was not dead and that the Emperors of the Comnenan house distinctly encouraged it.
"I met Mrs. Jennings in Bond Street," said he, after the first salutation, "and she encouraged me to come on; and I was the more easily encouraged, because I thought it probable that I might find you alone, which I was very desirous of doing.
They felt immeasurably encouraged by this fortunate venture.
One of the most illuminating facts these surveys have revealed is that only those men and women can be happy together whose natures automatically encourage each other in the doing of the things each likes to do, in the way each likes to do them.
If you go and buy the print version of THE HACKER CRACKDOWN, an action I encourage heartily, you may notice that in the front of the book, right under the copyright sign—“Copyright (C) 1992 by Bruce Sterling”—it has this little block of printed legal boilerplate from the publisher.
The servant who is "watched" for fear she "won't work," listened to for fear she may be gossiping, suspected of wanting to take a liberty of some sort, or of doing something else she shouldn't do, is psychologically encouraged, almost driven, to do these very things.
It is probable that it was partly upon account of this advantage, and partly upon account of the encroachments which the sovereigns, always jealous of the great lords, gradually encouraged their villains to make upon their authority, and which seem, at least, to have been such as rendered this species of servitude altogether inconvenient, that tenure in villanage gradually wore out through the greater part of Europe.
Would it be a reasonable law to prohibit the importation of all foreign wines, merely to encourage the making of claret and Burgundy in Scotland?
All such countries have evidently gained a more extensive market for their surplus produce, and must consequently have been encouraged to increase its quantity.
It is chiefly by encouraging the manufactures of Europe, that the colony trade indirectly encourages its agriculture.
It is the industry which is carried on for the benefit of the rich and the powerful, that is principally encouraged by our mercantile system.
It would depress productive labour, by encouraging too hastily that labour which is altogether barren and unproductive.
amid loud laughter from all the lodgers, who purposely encouraged Amalia Ivanovna, hoping for a fight.
I wanted something I could give away for free which would show what I'm capable of writing and therefore (hopefully) encourage people to look into my other books.
Synonyms: advance, encourage, forward, prefer, raise, aid, exalt, foster, push, urge forward, assist, excite, further, push on, urge on.
No matter what you say, if you buy that sword forged by overworked slaves, then you'll just encourage the merchants."
Amelia seeing this propensity, laughingly encouraged it and looked exceedingly roguish as she administered to him cup after cup.