The misfortune was that this was the only thing they cared to possess.
In painting, we believe we possess a school second to none of modern art.
If our whole horizon of truth were not broadened, we could not possess this command.
There are some papers and some money I must possess myself of.
It is tragic how few people ever ‘possess their souls’ before they die.
For all that, I know very well what a treasure I possess in Andrew the carpenter.
Faith is the soul's eyesight; and when we possess it the world is never dark nor lonely.
I daresay your wife'll have a child just about the time you've spent every ha'penny you possess.
I possess his secret; I could give him up to the king's wrath; I could bring him to the death.
Love wants to possess the beloved object—and to make her happy.