Between De Guiche and himself a vigorous contest ensued, invariably a courteous one, in which, in order to insure
success, the duke was ready to spend a million; while the Marechal de Grammont had only allowed his son sixty thousand francs.
We the people of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure
domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
Their reason for choosing so unusual an hour for a consultation was obviously to insure
that there should be no other patient in the waiting-room.
Our hatred of the common enemy is sufficient bond to insure
our loyalty to each other, and after we have defiled the Princess of Helium there will be still greater reason for the maintenance of our allegiance--unless I greatly mistake the temper of her lord.
For a certain sum of money other men will insure
that your house shall not burn down; and if it burns they will pay you for it.
I gave him a sufficient dose of veronal to insure
his unconsciousness for several hours.
It is possible--I have often felt so much weakness in myself that I can conceive even a man of honorable disposition, such as I have always believed Lydgate to be, succumbing to such a temptation as that of accepting money which was offered more or less indirectly as a bribe to insure
his silence about scandalous facts long gone by.
With Professor Maxon's solemn promise to insure
his ultimate success von Horn was very gentle and gracious in deferring to the girl's wishes.
If you would not think it a liberty, sir," he said, "I should be very glad indeed if you would give me a note which would insure
me an interview with Sir Edward Bransome.
Besides this, sufficient shade to temper the noonday heat; aspect south-southwest; water in abundant supply, and at hand; in short, every requirement to insure
not only success but also progress.
And if you don't insure
him for fifty thousand as soon as he's made good you'll be a fool.
If he can pay a dividend to his creditors, they will give him his freedom; and he believes he can raise the money if I consent to insure