He met friends and encouragers on all sides; from his father to his school-fellows.
They were the receivers of the stolen goods and the encouragers of the crimes.
But, on the other hand, the highest branches of the fine arts are no encouragers either of idolatry or of religion.
It is ingenious to suppose that we are rather the receivers and encouragers of our original thoughts than the authors of them.
This poem was written in 1744, on the occasion of the death of Alexander Pope, by "one of the first encouragers of this magazine."
He next enquires into the chief advancers and encouragers of trade in that country.
The Bernese not only granted what we asked, but were also encouragers by their advice to others.
It is only ill-natured and ill-nurtured, unworthy and naughty people that are willing auditors or encouragers thereof.
Walsh, a name yet preserved among the minor poets, was one of his first encouragers.
The death of this lady has been a source of great regret to all the lovers and encouragers of art.