He did much to improve the condition of the country, to foster trade, to promote the prosperity of the towns, and to maintain order and security in his lands by wise laws and firm administration.
He did not fosterany illusions with regard to their intellectual worth, and in his inmost heart he resented their so-called admiration of him, which he knew to be would-be patronage under another name.
In fact, the old soldier was never much dazzled by the grandeur of those entertainments, nor did he foster many illusions with regard to their true value in cementing international friendships.
The said day George Foster his penaltie given to George Davidsone, schoolmaister and reiddar, becaus of his povertie.
This lad was reputed to be his natural son, though he was called Young Lovell's foster brother.
This double barrier kept off all cold winds, and let the sunshine in from east to west to flood and foster the valley growths.
Dick Foster was quoting Tennyson in a low voice to pretty Julia Prime.
I never thought about it, and I sat ever so far off from her, and Arnold Foster was so funny--in fact, I forgot Cannie.
After a sketch of my military career, it says:-- Colonel Foster accompanied the expedition of General Burnside in the movement on East Tennessee, at times commanding brigades and even divisions.
Foster has felt it to be his duty to resign his commission as colonel of the Sixty-fifth Indiana Regiment, and that his resignation has been accepted.
Foster is one of the most vigilant, active, and useful officers in the volunteer army.
The brigade commander, in his official report of that battle, stated with reference to Major Foster as follows: "The command devolved on Major Foster, who proved himself every way worthy of it.
Kiss mamma and little Sister Edith for me, and tell your little cousins Gwyn and Foster and Johnny that your papa hopes to come home soon and that he will then come around with you and see them all.
Major Foster was everywhere in the thickest of the fight, leading the charge or directing the backward movement.
The citizens of Bloomington, the seat of Indiana University where the "Foster boys" had received their education, having notice that the regiment would pass their town about noon, entertained them with a hurried but sumptuous dinner.
I will get my commission to-day, and so you can address me as Lieutenant-Colonel Foster hereafter, and call me colonel, not major!
For coolness and determination Major Foster is the theme of general praise.
Bessy lingered for some time, hoping that Mrs. Foster would remember her offer of lending her the money; but finding that she had quite forgotten it, she ventured to remind the kind old woman.
That it was nothing but forgetfulness, was evident from the haste with which Mrs. Foster bustled up to her tea-pot and took from it the money required.
After admiring its pretty looks, Bessy thought how useful it might be to her mother; and when Mrs. Foster heard this, she offered to teach Bessy how to do it.
For an account of the manuals of Stanbridge, see Foster Watson: English Grammar Schools, pp.
Foster Watson gives a full account of the projected statutes for Cardinal College, Ipswich (1528) in Old Grammar Schools, pp.
Various enactments of the period testify to the growth of the woollen industry, and to the efforts which were made by the government to foster and develop it.
May I take this opportunity of expressing my indebtedness to Professor Foster Watson, D.
Professor Foster Watson quotes with approval Cardinal Newman's dictum, "Not a man in Europe who talks bravely against the Church but owes it to the Church that he can talk at all.
A Maid at King Alfred's Court By Lucy Foster Madison Illustrated by Ida Waugh This is a strong and well told tale of the 9th century.
A Maid of the First Century By Lucy Foster Madison Illustrated by Ida Waugh A little maid of Palestine goes in search of her father, who for political reasons, has been taken as a slave to Rome.
While Mr. Adams was thus seeking to fosterand encourage the industrial and monetary interests of the country, he was not forgetful of the important claims of literature and science.
The care of a foster child; the charge of nursing.
In 1893 Birket Fosterwas attacked by a serious illness, and yielding to the pressure of medical advice, he was obliged to abandon much of his work and reluctantly to give up "The Hill.
In 1860 Birket Foster was unanimously elected an associate of the Old Water-Colour Society, and became a full member two years afterwards.
Birket Foster was especially partial to the Northern counties and the district surrounding his native town in Northumberland.
Birket Foster worked very rapidly in his own way of obtaining the effects he desired, and his remarkable gift for composition enabled him to people his scenes with wonderful facility and felicity.
Birket Foster eventually became so pleased with the neighbourhood that he determined to take up his permanent abode at Witley.
When The Illustrated London News was commenced by Herbert Ingram in 1842, Landells was engaged to produce many of the illustrations, and Birket Foster was employed by him in making drawings for them.
Although the rural scenery of his native country had its peculiar charms for his pencil, still Birket Foster was greatly attracted by the grander views to be obtained on the Continent.
The most characteristic works of Birket Foster for this periodical were the charming engravings which appeared in the musical supplements and the Christmas numbers.
The offer was accepted, and the day on which Birket Foster entered Landells' office may be said to be the commencement of his artistic career.
If you are very sensitive, do not censure yourselves too severely, nor foster distrust; for the latter is worse for you than self-conceit.
In the first place, if a girl has a decided inclination towards this or that honorable calling, she should foster every opportunity for pursuing it.
I am alone in this wide world," declared Estrella, "for I am but a foster child among the people who have brought me up .
Now the nurse took the two children to the square of the Tour Saint-Jacques when the weather was pleasant, and in the evening at the family table there were two high-chairs side by side for the boy and his foster sister.
And since he had lived with his foster sister Leon had perceptibly grown brighter and quicker.
There would be nothing herein either to foster superstition on the one hand, or to justify contemptuous disbelief on the other.
Footnote 1: This opinion, I need not say, is in direct opposition to the conclusion of Foster and Mitford, and scarcely reconcilable with the apparent meaning of the authorities from the old critics and grammarians.
One day, Hooker read in the society columns of the Herald that Jasper Foster was going to take up his residence in Italy on account of the illness of his only daughter.
He removed the vase that afternoon to his own modest apartment and requested Mr. Foster to refer any one interested in its purchase to him.
And he knew Mr. Foster was a gentleman of the old school, and would not use one offer to secure a better one.
Mr. Foster tells me you purchased yesterday his house and furniture.
Now Jasper Foster was celebrated for one thing only.
They paid Mr. Foster for their wares, and passed out; one with an old vase, and the other with a brass bowl in his hands.
That there was much suffering, and sadness, and sin in the world was never concealed from Marjory in her happy girlhood; that it had not touched her personally was never allowed to foster the belief that it did not exist.
He was very proud of the title, and his mother, whom he adored, had done all in her power to foster the feeling of noblesse oblige; so Ger felt that here and now a circumstance had arisen which would try what stuff he was made of.
Sarah Gibson Howell was married to Major Foster this evening.
Sarah Fosterhelped us to do our arithmetic examples to-day.
Lottie Weaver was there, in the glory of a new maroon sweater, and Ed Foster was also on time.
She told them something of Freda's story, and Ed Foster promised to talk the matter over with Mrs. Lewis later, and see if he could give any legal aid.
Any attempt to foster cosmopolitanism before solving the national problem was not only Utopian but perverse.
They were not in a position to foster their new modern industries by erecting a protective tariff, as had the United States in the days of its great industrial development.
The Kuomintang should foster the ideology of nationalism and arouse the Chinese people to the precarious position of their country.
As has been stated Sun Yat-sen used the anti-dynastic sentiment current in the last years of the Manchus as an instrument by means of which he could foster an anti-monarchical movement.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "foster" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.