There is also a doubt concerning the pretensions of all those who claim the honours of government: for those who found them either on fortune or family have nothing which they can justly say in their defence; since it is evident upon their principle, that if any one person can be found richer
than all the rest, the right of governing all these will be justly vested in this one person.
How could I think so, when you refused a richer
man for me, and won't let me give you half I want to now, when I have the right?
So the boy throve and grew big, and in the meantime all prospered with the miller, and in a few years he was richer
than he had ever been before.
The same sort of traditional belief ran in the Tulliver veins, but it was carried in richer
blood, having elements of generous imprudence, warm affection, and hot-tempered rashness.
He straightened up with even a richer
piece of gold-laden quartz.
It was creditable to have a sister married, and she might flatter herself with having been greatly instrumental to the connexion, by keeping Anne with her in the autumn; and as her own sister must be better than her husband's sisters, it was very agreeable that Captain Wentworth should be a richer
man than either Captain Benwick or Charles Hayter.
I will give you so much that you shall be even richer
than your brother.
I came to know Captain Nichols very well before I left Tahiti, and I am the richer
for his acquaintance.
His people live very close to the heart of nature, and no one, unless it is Tourguenief, gives you a richer
and sweeter sense of her unity with human nature.
And when English Literature awoke once more, it was the richer
through the gifts which the Norman had brought.
By this time the sun had gone down, and was tinting the clouds towards the zenith with those bright hues which are not seen there until some time after sunset, and when the horizon has quite lost its richer
I am richer
,'' said Gurth, putting them into his pouch, ``than ever was swineherd or bondsman.