References in classic literature ?
And, there's nothing likely to improve children at Misselthwaite--if you ask me
Herbert and I said together, Oh, no doubt they would improve.
What, do you mean to say, Meletus, that they are able to instruct and improve youth?
And what do you say of the audience,--do they improve them?
It is a good tune--you can't improve it any, just off-hand, in this way.
Why, I'm not trying to improve it--and I am singing like the others-- just as it is in the notes.
Macallan speak of arsenic, taken as a wash or taken as a medicine, as a good thing to improve the complexion?
My wife never told me she wanted the arsenic to improve her complexion.
Savages now sometimes cross their dogs with wild canine animals, to improve the breed, and they formerly did so, as is attested by passages in Pliny.
Nevertheless I cannot doubt that this process, continued during centuries, would improve and modify any breed, in the same way as Bakewell, Collins,
In what way are schools going to help the people to improve their material position?
Marriage is a civil contract; people marry to better their worldly condition and improve appearances; it is an affair of house and furniture, of liveries, servants, equipage, and so forth.