For, as one has well said: the horse abases the base, ennobles the noble.
And I do believe that Italy really purifies and ennobles all who visit her.
Cheerfulness was around him, for the bright sun of heaven cheers and ennobles every thing upon which his beams fall.
The one statue degrades maternity; the other ennobles and exalts.
Is not all this a striking testimony that nothing so ennobles either places or men as the gracious fellowship of God?
Defeat brings prudence and concentration; it ennobles and fortifies.
He was grieved at the same time to see the child so motherless, so utterly without the attention that ennobles.
For, after all, what is it but the purpose which ennobles action?
It ennobles and elevates the mind, and urges the soul upward and animates it to deeds of high and lasting renown.
Mere sentiment, truly, but the sentiment which ennobles and uplifts mankind.