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TO ENURE. To take, or have effect or serve to the use, benefit, or advantage of a person. The word is often written inure. A release to the tenant for life, enures to him in reversion; that is, it has the same effect for him as for the tenant for life. A discharge of the principal enures to the benefit of the surety.

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This ethnological premise underlies the argument of the View from the beginning: early in the View Iraenus sets forth the argument that England was at the time of the Norman Conquest, "a peaceable kingdom, and but lately enured to the mild and godly government of King Edward surnamed the Confessor.
altho to a Man not acquainted with Geography and prevailing winds it would appear a very circuitous route but your Lordship will see the facility plainly bring well acquainted that the Westerly winds blow constantly from the Cape of good Hope to New Holland where first after leaving that Cape I would propose to touch on the Coast of New South Wales in order to refresh the Crew leave the Sick behind and take others in lieu--By this time the Soldiers would be enured to Climate & Sea and well calculated for any enterprise and with the prevailing and trade winds would be expeditiously carried to the Coast of Chili & Peru.
212 (1845), the Florida court stated: "On the change of government which took place by the treaty of Spain transferring Florida to the United States, and afterwards on the assumption by the people of a state government, the right to the shores of navigable waters and the soils under them enured, first to the General Government and then to the State" (6)