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founder
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Great Expectations
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  • Reward of ingratitoode to his earliest benefactor, and founder of fortun's.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Finally, he went away with Mr. and Mrs. Hubble,—to make an evening of it, I felt sure, and to tell the Jolly Bargemen that he was the founder of my fortunes and my earliest benefactor.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is not wholly irrespective of our personal feelings that we record HIM as the Mentor of our young Telemachus, for it is good to know that our town produced the founder of the latter's fortunes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This bringing us into conversation, he was so good as to entertain me with my own story,—of course with the popular feature that Pumblechook was my earliest benefactor and the founder of my fortunes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I entertain a conviction, based upon large experience, that if in the days of my prosperity I had gone to the North Pole, I should have met somebody there, wandering Esquimaux or civilized man, who would have told me that Pumblechook was my earliest patron and the founder of my fortunes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Says you, "Joseph, I have this day seen my earliest benefactor and the founder of my fortun's.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • The project foundered

  • The ship foundered in the storm.

  • Come with me to Founder`s Hall.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom

  • Good, yes, but Otrera is the founder of the Amazons.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune

  • And so was the founder of the Daily Gleaner [Jamaica`s major newspaper].
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
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