They believed the Iron Duke to be the instigator and encourager of a shabby trick.
I was unaware that belief is an encourager and guide to reason.
He was an encourager of learning and the arts, and a dabbler in science.
He has been the encourager and partaker of all thy numerous vices and follies.
But now I look around for my stay, my monitor, my encourager, in vain.
The list of my poor authors increased, for I was an encourager of genius.
That great virtuoso and encourager of gardening, Mr. Secretary Johnson, at Twickenham.
The fellow who then went openly about with sack on back was a thief, and an encourager of thieves; he now keeps a marine-store.
She had the virtue of being a liberal patron of the arts and an encourager of artistic merit wherever she found it.
Thou art the king of the mighty, the entertainer and encourager of Bards.