Endowing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations EndorsingThinking is heavily endorsed.ndash;Mal PancoastMy opponent called me a cream puff. Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me.ndash;Claiborne Pell Use in Literature EndorsingI hold my cheque, endorsed by you, and cashed at my banker's, as a hostage, so to speak, for your future good behaviour.ndash;Grant Allen in An African Millionaire.The famous Scotsman, in the same spirit, objected to Paradise Lost that it 'proved naething': but his criticism has not been generally endorsed as valid.ndash;Grant Allen in The British Barbarians.If the other directors will come forward in the same spirit, we may exchange the bills among each other, and by endorsing them mutually, get them through the various banks where we have friends or influence, and thus save the institution.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Words for the Wise.It is I who hold your obligations; they have been endorsed to me, and for a valuable consideration; and be assured that I shall exact the whole bond.ndash;T.S. Arthur in The Two Wives.It is drawn to the order of George Granger, and endorsed by him.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Cast Adrift.This Mr. Maxim is evidently ready to endorse, stating, in his own words, that birds obtain the greater part of their support by moving forward with sufficient velocity so as to be constantly resting on new air, the inertia of which has not been disturbed.ndash;J.M. Bacon in The Dominion of the Air.We fancy that many practical balloonists will hardly endorse this description.ndash;J.M. Bacon in The Dominion of the Air.Endorse them, and I will undertake to recover the money.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Scenes from a Courtesan's Life.I admired Gobseck, whose perspicacity had foreseen their future four years ago at the first bill which she endorsed.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Gobseck (tr Ellen Marriage).
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