Red answered that he had only one life to lose, and it would be interesting to see how brave he was; besides, the King would have good reason to ennoble
him if he overcame them.
So too the poet, in representing men who are irascible or indolent, or have other defects of character, should preserve the type and yet ennoble
As for me, I consider the union with Mademoiselle Danglars a most suitable one; she will enrich you, and you will ennoble
Without courting danger he never shrank from an encounter; in short, he had been a soldier and arms ennoble
a man; it was, therefore, on the footing of friends that D'Artagnan and Planchet arrived in the neighborhood of Blois.
Previously to July, 1830, this estimable class of citizens had not dared to indulge their native tastes for extravagance and parade, the grave dignity and high breeding of a very ancient but impoverished nobility holding them in some restraint; and, then, THEIR fortunes were still uncertain; the funds were not firm, and even the honorable and worthy Jacques Lafitte, a man to ennoble
any calling, was shaking in credit.
Mademoiselle de Montalais, of a half noble family, not only would be dowered, but would ennoble
What instances must pass before them of ardent, disinterested, self-denying attachment, of heroism, fortitude, patience, resignation: of all the conflicts and all the sacrifices that ennoble
They are our gods: they round and ennoble
the most partial and sordid way of living.
I was careful that all his surroundings, and the men with whom he came in contact, should conduce to one end--to ennoble
his nature, to set lofty ideals before him, to give him a love of truth and a horror of lies, to make him simple and natural in manner, as in word and deed.
I hope, therefore, no man will, by the grossest misunderstanding or perversion of my meaning, misrepresent me, as endeavouring to cast any ridicule on the greatest perfections of human nature; and which do, indeed, alone purify and ennoble
the heart of man, and raise him above the brute creation.