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They only cared to aggrandize themselves, without thought of national feeling or geographical conditions.
His ambition was not to secure for himself ease or luxury, but to extend his imperial power, and to aggrandize his family.
The Master proceeded to show that a man who speaks on his own authority alone seeks to aggrandize himself.
JESUS THE CHRISTJAMES EDWARD TALMAGE
It resisted, in the lower classes, the attempt of the church to suppress it in order to aggrandize the corporation.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
She did not try to aggrandize herself at their expense, nor did she take up weapons against them.
SERBIA: A SKETCHHELEN LEAH REED
Men seek office to aggrandize themselves rather than to serve the interests of the people.
WILFORD WOODRUFFMATTHIAS F. COWLEY
With years we will correct, we will task ourselves to aggrandize and elevate our work.
They have established orders of nobility, with a distinction of titles which aggrandize it.
Arcimboldo was not the man to let slip an opportunity to aggrandize himself.
That he used his great authority to overthrow his own enemies and to aggrandize his own house goes almost without saying.

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