Phrases with "affluent"

Sinclair Lewis Nat refused to take even a loan from Mrs. Baker, who was little more affluent than himself. World So Wide by Sinclair Lewis

The testator was in easy, in fact, in affluent circumstances. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman [1911]

Until we catch the affluent ones amongst them with the torment; then lo! they cry for aid. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Ralph Waldo Emerson Conservatism is affluent and openhanded, but there is a cunning juggle in riches. The Conservative by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1841]

Marcel Prous Le médecin reprit le pouls de ma grand’mère, mais déjà, comme si un affluent venait apporter son tribut au courant asséché, un nouveau chant s’embranchait à la phrase interrompue. Le Côté de Guermantes by Marcel Prous

Thomas Paine In short, a world of little cases is continually arising, which busy or affluent life knows not of, to open the first door to distress. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

Thou thine annual orb anew, Goddess, monthly remeasuring, Farmsteads lowly with affluent Corn dost fill to the flowing. Poems and Fragments by Catullus

Mark Twain It is well watered, and its affluent vegetation gains effect by contrast with the barren hills that tower on either side. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

T. E. Lawrence At nightfall we camped in an affluent of Wadi Jesha, by some bushes of faint grey-green foliage, which pleased our camels and gave us firewood. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

D. H. Lawrence She had an affluent future ahead of her. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

Oliver Goldsmith For this purpose, in his own whimsical manner he travelled through Europe on foot, and now, though he has scarce attained the age of thirty, his circumstances are more affluent than ever. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

Radclyffe Hall He had not lost interest in Stephen again, only just at the moment she did not fit in with his brilliant and affluent scheme of existence. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

Arthur Conan Doyle They were not, so far as I could judge, of any great value, nor did the bank-book show that Mr. Oldacre was in such very affluent circumstances. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

Sinclair Lewis He once took Dr. Planish along when he prayed with an aged and affluent woman who, the Deacon calculated, was good for about one more week — just time to make a codicil to her will. Gideon Planish by Sinclair Lewis

Jules Verne Militaires et civils de Papeeté affluent donc, parcourant la campagne, le parc, les avenues, et jamais aucun incident ne viendra, sans doute, altérer ces excellentes relations. L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

H. G. Wells We want an English Language Society, of affluent and vigorous people, that will undertake this work. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [1903]

T. E. Lawrence Across the wall we were in an affluent of Wadi Safra, a more wasted and stony valley among less brilliant hills. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Marcel Prous Nous n’avons pas de notre propre corps, où affluent perpétuellement tant de malaises et de plaisirs, une silhouette aussi nette que celle d’un arbre, ou d’une maison, ou d’un passant. Albertine disparue by Marcel Prous

Fanny Fern His sister was once in affluent circumstances, beloved and admired by all who knew her. Ruth Hall by Fanny Fern [1854]