Definition of Endowing
1. Verb. (present participle of endow) ¹
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Definition of Endowing
1. endow [v] - See also: endow
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Literary usage of Endowing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"The phrase itself died with him, when Proudhon resuscitated it by endowing it with the soul of wit in the catching phrase, " La propriété, c'est le vol. ..."
2. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1864)
"... other great advantages will ensue from his building and endowing a church upon it, irrespective of the value to him of the advowson which he acquires, ..."
3. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1802)
"He died in 511, after attempting to atone for his crimes by building and endowing churches and monasteries, and assembling a council at Orleans ..."
4. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1830)
"LIX An Act for endowing the Parish Church of Newborough in the County of Northampton, and Three Chapels, called Portland Chapel, Oxford Chapel, ..."
5. A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860 by John Leander Bishop, Edwin Troxell Freedley, Edward Young (1866)
"... it not being lawful to refuse it,—and a languishing state of trade and manufactures, proved the necessity of endowing Congress with power to protect the ..."
6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"Besides opulently endowing his brother's family, and thus enabling the Borghese to accumulate the greatest landed property ever in temporal hands within the ..."
7. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Edward William Cox, Great BRitain Magistrates' cases (1873)
"HERBERT. bequest for the purpose of aiding in the erecting of any additional church or endowing an additional church at Aberystwith. ..."