Prince Rupert was also an encourager of useful arts and manufactures: he himself was the inventor of etching.
He was an encourager of learning and the arts, and a dabbler in science.
They believed the Iron Duke to be the instigator and encourager of a shabby trick.
He has been the encourager and partaker of all thy numerous vices and follies.
Henry, as he possessed himself some talent for letters, was an encourager of them in others.
But now I look around for my stay, my monitor, my encourager, in vain.
She had the virtue of being a liberal patron of the arts and an encourager of artistic merit wherever she found it.
That great virtuoso and encourager of gardening, Mr. Secretary Johnson, at Twickenham.
You say nothing of yourself, except that you are a Lancasterian churchwarden, and an encourager of mendicants.
Charles I. was the patron of Van Dyck and an admirable connoisseur as well as encourager of true art wherever it could be found.