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used in The Mill on the Floss

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give something of value to — usually a significant amount of money or something of financial value, but sometimes qualities or abilities too
  • Besides, how should Mr. Stelling be expected to know that education was a delicate and difficult business, any more than an animal endowed with a power of boring a hole through a rock should be expected to have wide views of excavation?
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (21% in)
  • Mors omnibus est communis would have been jejune, only she liked to know the Latin; but the fortunate gentleman whom every one congratulated because he had a son "endowed with such a disposition" afforded her a great deal of pleasant conjecture, and she was quite lost in the "thick grove penetrable by no star," when Tom called out,— "Now, then, Magsie, give us the Grammar!"
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (78% in)
  • "Kenn himself said the other day that he didn't like this plan of making vanity do the work of charity; but just as the British public is not reasonable enough to bear direct taxation, so St. Ogg's has not got force of motive enough to build and endow schools without calling in the force of folly."
    6.6 -- Book 6 Chapter 6 -- Illustrating the Laws of Attraction (53% in)

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