Amassed Sentence Examples
He amassed a large fortune in Ireland, in which country he had been allotted lands by Cromwell.
Moreover Strabo probably amassed his material in the library of Alexandria, so that Greek authorities would naturally furnish the great bulk of his collections.
In the course of time the lad joined the army and went to India, where he rose to the rank of major-general and amassed a fortune of 70,000 with which he endowed the Elgin Institution (commonly known as the Anderson Institution) at the east end of High Street, for the education of youth and the support of old age.
As a manufacturer of shovels, in association with his father and his brother Oliver (1807-1877), he amassed a large fortune.
Millet was at Cherbourg; there he remarried, but having amassed a few hundred francs he went back to Paris and presented his "St Jerome" at the Salon of 1845.Advertisement
However, Sam is an extremely talented amateur boxer who has already amassed nearly 50 amateur fights.
I have now amassed a huge number of secondhand books of London views.
At the time of the divorce, the parties had amassed net assets valued in the region of £ 75 million.
From this date, by a succession of royal charters and private gifts, the nunnery amassed vast wealth and privileges, and became a fashionable retreat for ladies of high rank, among whose number were Eleanor, widow of Henry III., and Mary, daughter of Edward I.
In 1748 his father, Benjamin D'Israeli, then only about eighteen years of age, removed to England, where, before passing the prime of life, he amassed a competent fortune, and retired from business.Advertisement
Antigonus' preoccupation during the Celtic invasions, Sparta's prostration after the Chremonidean campaigns, the wealth amassed by Achaean adventurers abroad and the subsidies of Egypt, the standing foe of Macedonia, all enhanced the league's importance.
The book was the fruit of Varro's later years, in which he gathered together the material laboriously amassed through the period of an ordinary lifetime.
When one had the kind of wealth the vampires did, there was always need for a lawyer, and having to constantly dodge questions about how one amassed a fortune at such a young age could be pretty tough.
Does this not leave the intelligent person aghast at the pool of sheer stupidity that is amassed in labs?
The items are part of a collection amassed by fan Bob Terry, which is due to be sold off in 2005.Advertisement
In turn, ARTstor, working with UCSD, quickly amassed the initial material they needed to seed ARTstor's Image Gallery.
Magnus Hirschfeld had amassed a remarkable library of data and writing related to same-sex eroticism and love.
During the course of his life he amassed a very large fortune.
Machine intelligence was therefore at once managerial skill, the skill embodied in machines and the data amassed by the analyst of machinofacture.
Some years ago the deceased was a colliery proprietor near Wolverhampton, where he amassed considerable wealth.Advertisement
The wealth amassed at this time allowed the inhabitants to build lavish temples, most of which have withstood the ravages of time.
At the same time the government is claiming to have amassed a current budget surplus of £ 23 billion last year.
He amassed a remarkably thorough and varied collection of explorers ' accounts, geographic works, and maps for his personal library.
He followed the Tigris into Babylonia, the central seat of the empire and its richest region, and from Babylon went on to seize the fabulous riches which the Persian kings had amassed in their spring residence, Susa.
By his indefatigable activity he amassed a fortune of X300,000, the bulk of which he bequeathed to his daughter, with the deduction of considerable sums for the endowment of the anatomical chair in the Ecole de Medecine, and the establishment of a benevolent institution for distressed medical men.Advertisement
His avarice and unscrupulous plundering of the revenues of the realm, the enormous fortune which he thus amassed, his supple ways, his nepotism, and the general lack of public interest in the great foreign policy of Richelieu, made Mazarin the especial object of hatred both by bourgeois and nobles.
In 43 he was quaestor in Further Spain, where he amassed a large fortune by plundering the inhabitants.
The upshot of this discussion is that Vermes has amassed dubious evidence for the interpretation of this Qumran text.
Just because someone has amassed significant consumer debt or is struggling to save for a down payment on a house, it does not mean they automatically require a financial consultant.
Except for car notes, you amassed less than $5,000 in debt individually and as a couple since you wed.
William Randolph Hearst amassed an impressive collection of European and Mediterranean art which can still be seen in the rooms of Hearst Castle.
George Boldt, who had amassed a fortune by the turn of the (20th) century investing in and developing property, such as Philadelphia's Bellevue Hotel, was the proprietor of New York's luxurious Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
She has amassed five Grammy awards and over a dozen other trophies from the Academy of Country Music.
At the end of his high school years, the profilic running back had amassed an astounding 106 touchdowns and 8,804 yards.
During his 15 year career, Snoop has amassed considerable praise as a hip hop artist.
She has amassed an impressive resume of films since then, including The Skeleton Key; You, Me, and Dupree and Fool's Gold.
Even before Ferrera became widely known and wildly popular as the title character of Ugly Betty in 2006, she amassed quite an impressive list of movie credentials.
Though she has amassed an estimated $100 million fortune on her own, Britney Spears has no access to her cash and has been put on a weekly allowance.
In Rush, you play an awesome street racer named Trikz who has amassed a swanky mansion, tons of street rods (called Whips), and super-hot pixel babes.
It occurs so frequently that records are not kept, so exact demographic information has not been amassed.
This may be because you are just over the income guidelines, have other problems qualifying or have debt amassed that makes it hard to cover your payments.
A little over a decade later, Hattori had amassed a small but effective workforce and together they began to expand his business.
One is that we have our consumer surveys, which basically has amassed the input of hundreds of thousands of drivers and provides impartial third party comments and ratings of the tires.
Probably more than for any other crafters, the quilting supply amassed by a quilter (also known as a "stash") is a source of great pride, and often envy for those who have smaller stashes.
As a result Galactica, a military ship, retreated because they were no match for the amassed Cylon forces.
A sports team like the Pittsburgh Steelers that has amassed more Super Bowl titles than any other professional football team garners a lot of diehard fans.
Most telling of all is the fact that the Twitter Tracker also has his own Twitter feed (Tw1tterTracker) and has amassed over 17,000 followers.
By his energy, industry and sound judgment he gradually enlarged his operations, did business in all the fur markets of the world, and amassed an enormous fortune, - the largest up to that time made by any American.
By the euhemeristic Hellespontine Greeks Herodotus was told that Zalmoxis was really a man, formerly a slave of Pythagoras at Samos, who, having obtained his freedom and amassed great wealth, returned to Thrace, and instructed his fellow-tribesmen in the doctrines of Pythagoras and the arts of civilization.
He was not always wise, however, either for himself or his country; for he became deeply involved in the South Sea Scheme, in the disastrous collapse of which (1720) he lost the ample wealth he had amassed.
Even then it appears from his own confession that he long brooded over the chaos of materials he had amassed before light dawned upon it.
Assuming, with Sedgwick and others, this amassed and bound condition of the tissues to be true, it would be necessary to reject the cell-doctrine in pathology altogether, and to regard the living basis of the organism as a continuous substance whose parts are incapable of living independently of the whole.
He was an adviser to Mazarin in the negotiations which terminated in the treaty of the Pyrenees (1659) He amassed a considerable fortune, and was unpopular, even in court circles.
In 1718 Sir Isaac Newton was made master of the Mint, and in that capacity as contractor for the coinage he amassed a considerable fortune.
A little later Richard Bentley conceived the idea that it would be possible to reconstruct the original text of the New Testament by a comparison of the earliest Greek and Latin sources; he began to collect material for this purpose, and issued a scheme entitled " Proposals for Printing " in 1720, but though he amassed many notes nothing was ever printed.
He stipulated that no inquiry should be made into his conduct in office, and was left for another seven years unmolested in the enjoyment of the fortune he had amassed.
After many wanderings, in the course of which he seems to have amassed a considerable fortune, first as an army-contractor and then as a receiver of taxes, he ultimately reached Alexandria.
By his extravagance the king exhausted the treasure amassed by his father, burdened his country with heavy taxes, and reduced its finances to chaos.
In August I121 al-Aflal was assassinated in a street of Cairo, it is said, with the connivance of the caliph, who immediately began the plunder of his house, where fabulous treasures were said to be amassed.
Indefatigable in sifting original documents, Aubigne had amassed a wealth of authentic information; but his desire to give in all cases a full and graphic picture, assisted by a vivid imagination, betrayed him into excess of detail concerning minor events, and in a few cases into filling up a narrative by inference from later conditions.
According to Herodotus, Anion being desirous of exhibiting his skill in foreign countries left Corinth, and travelled through Sicily and parts of Italy, where he gained great fame and amassed a large sum of money.
I added my plates up after about 4, and realized that I'd only amassed a trifling sum.
Little information on these, other than the purely anecdotal, was amassed by DTI and DH.
Like his contemporary Aesopus, Roscius amassed a large fortune, and he appears to have retired from the stage some time before his death.
The extravagance of Frederick drained the resources of his state, but this was amply atoned for by the rigid economy of Frederick William I., who not only paid off the debts accumulated by his father, but amassed an enormous treasure.
Immediately after the death of his father in 561 he endeavoured to take possession of the whole kingdom, seized the treasure amassed in the royal town of Berny and entered Paris.
After serving his apprenticeship in his native town, he established himself as a barber at Bolton about 1750, and later amassed a little property from dealing in human hair and dyeing it by a process of his own.
Pliny and Martial mention instances of enormous fortunes amassed by those who carried on this hateful calling.
In addition to a fixed stipend of some 700 golden florins yearly, he was continually in receipt of special payments for the orations and poems he produced; so that, had he been a man of frugal habits or of moderate economy, he might have amassed a considerable fortune.
No more congruous arrangement could have been devised than the inheritance by Johann Kepler of the wealth of materials amassed by Tycho Brahe.
A few years later, Leber retired (1839), and sold to the library of Rouen the rich collection of books which he had amassed during thirty years of research.
For one so young, Zac Efron has amassed an impressive array of on-screen and recording credits, as well as many dedicated fans.
He amassed a large fortune, erected magnificent buildings and purchased the famous gardens of Maecenas.
Besides the civil list the duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha enjoys a very large private fortune, amassed chiefly by Ernest I., who sold the principality of Lichtenberg, which the congress of Vienna had bestowed upon him in recognition of his services in 1813, to Prussia for a large sum of money.
He had amassed some wealth, which on his return to Rome he so employed among the poor as to secure for himself great popularity; and, when Vigilius was summoned to Byzantium in 544, Pelagius, now archdeacon, was left behind as his vicar, and by his tact in dealing with Totila, the Gothic invader, saved the citizens from murder and outrage.
Almost immediately afterwards the empire he had amassed rather than consolidated fell to pieces.
The successive publication of Tables for the Purchasing and Renewing of Leases (1802), of The Doctrine of Interest and Annuities (1808), and The Doctrine of Life-Annuities and Assurances (1810), earned him a high reputation as a writer on life-contingencies; he amassed a fortune through diligence and integrity and retired from business in 1825, to devote himself wholly to astronomy.
Neither the immense fortunes amassed by these men, nor the venality and robust vitality which made their families veritable races of ministers, altered the fact that De Lionne, Le Tellier, Louvois and Colbert were in themselves of no account, even though the parts they played were much more important than Louis XIV.
The wealth he amassed from the Congo he spent, no doubt, royally not only in this way but also on public improvements in Belgium; but he had a hard heart towards the natives of his distant possession.
Licentious and avaricious, he amassed great wealth; and when he died on the 25th of October 1292 he left numerous estates in Shropshire, Worcestershire, Somerset, Kent, Surrey and elsewhere.
In every important campaign of the Turkish armies, these descendants of the Bogomils were represented; they amassed considerable wealth from the spoils of war, and frequently rose to high military and administrative positions.
With tolls, and the tribute of the Delian League, a fund of 9700 talents (2,30o,000) was amassed in the treasury.
For seven years, from 1611 to 1618, he was ambassador at the Turkish court, where he amassed a fortune of some 16,000 sterling by doubtful means, and was bastinadoed by order of the sultan for his frauds.