Phrases with "encrease"

Caroline Lamb But such is the inconsistency of the human heart; her coldness seemed but to encrease his ardour. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

Oliver Goldsmith However, upon our advancing to salute him, he returned our greeting with the most apparent candour; and after a short time, his presence served only to encrease the general good humour. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith But my daughter’s health declined faster than mine; every message from her contributed to encrease my apprehensions and pain. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

John Lewis Burckhard The stones are thrown into the fires made of camel’s dung, to encrease the heat. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Oliver Goldsmith When we were shewn a room, I desired the landlord, in my usual way, to let us have his company, with which he complied, as what he drank would encrease the bill next morning. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

The plague is now in progress — it is useless closing one’s eyes to the fact — the deaths encrease each week. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Ann Radcliffe He had now a full view of the cave; and the moment which convinced him of his error served only to encrease his surprize. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

On landing at Athens we found difficulties encrease upon us: nor could the storied earth or balmy atmosphere inspire us with enthusiasm or pleasure, while the fate of Raymond was in jeopardy. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Henry Fielding She desired her husband to walk up into the dining-room, and she would come to him in an instant; for she was desirous to encrease his pleasure by surprising him with his two favourite dishes. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Oliver Goldsmith With this proposal I joyfully closed, having determined to encrease my salary by managing a little farm. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith For, in the first place, if the circumstances of our state be such, as to favour the accumulation of wealth, and make the opulent still more rich, this will encrease their ambition. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith The real hardships of life are now coming fast upon us, let us not therefore encrease them by dissention among each other. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

Caroline Lamb A petitioner is at all times intrusive; and sorrow at a distance but serves to encrease the coldness and inconstancy it upbraids. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

Oliver Goldsmith The next morning as soon as I awaked I found my eldest son sitting by my bedside, who came to encrease my joy with another turn of fortune in my favour. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith This news only served to encrease poor Olivia’s affliction; such a flagrant breach of fidelity, was more than her courage could support. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

Richard Hakluyt And to encrease the some, the Kinge of Denmarke requireth a tribute of them, thoughe they touche not upon any of his domynions. A Discourse of Western Planting by Richard Hakluyt [1584]

Oliver Goldsmith The gentlemen who visited there told me every moment of the power of my charms, and this only contributed to encrease my melancholy, as I had thrown all their power quite away. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith You should be my mother’s comforter, and you encrease her pain. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

For truste wel, that dukes, erles, kynges, Were gadred in this noble companye, For love, and for encrease of chivalrye. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

Ann Radcliffe They seemed to encrease with every wish she expressed to dispel them; at one moment he would pause to gaze upon her and in the next would quit her with a frenzied start. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]