I guess it begins with Shakespeare, but it includes She Stoops to conquer by Goldsmith.
Burr's defenders insisted that he was merely planning to invade and conquer Mexican territory.
If you hold to it, you will conquer Rome and own the world, if Allah wills.
I was just reading today that they want to conquer the whole world!
Earthquakes of such vast power, too, are sublime, and speak to deadly forces beyond our power to conquer, or even fully grasp.
But we of Arisia alone will never be able to conquer the Eddorians.
It is an axiom in all progress that the more we conquer the more easily we conquer.
“We may fight them if they oppose us, and conquer them as we did the Rover,” cried Hugh.
As already seen, we ask for difficulties to conquer, successes to achieve.
The leaders were resolved to conquer or to perish, and their troops were animated with the same resolution.