An ambitious man might make his own aggrandizement, by the aid of a foreign power, the price of his treachery to his constituents.
The old Kittredge had sought only his own aggrandizement, and his son was his son.
The aggrandizement which they have brought to the nineteenth century has not Waterloo as its source.
But what if the path of aggrandizement be also the path of safety?
On that system of aggrandizement there was but one mind: but two violent factions arose about the means.
For not so much to his own strength as to your laziness does he owe his present aggrandizement.
It will be never used in aggression or for the aggrandizement of any selfish interest of our own.
And in this comedy of aggrandizement the puppets were willing—as puppets must needs be.
Napoleon schemed for his own aggrandizement, but above him was a power which directed his efforts.
The wars in which this system was evolved were wars for prestige and aggrandizement.