And how had such degradations been able to engraft themselves into the blood of his son?
We have to engraft on despotism those blessings which are the natural fruits of liberty.
They began now to engraft on the crab-apple tree, which was found indigenous.
It would be worse than useless to attempt to engraft our marriage customs upon these naive children of Nature.
It has the rugged severity of an old chronicle with all that the imagination of the poet can engraft upon traditional belief.
Trembley next undertook to engraft one individual upon another!
We were not sent here to engraft new principles into our foreign policy, and I will not consent to enter upon that business.
He detaches himself from a rotten tree which is about to fall, in order to engraft himself on a vigorous wild stock.
We have rather to take our native stock as we find it, and engraft upon it a slip from the German.
Ethelred sought to "engraft the branch of Cerdic upon the stem of Rollo," in the hope of increasing the power of England.