Few at home felt ready to offer up more blood and treasure to quell another in an apparently endless string of European wars.
If not, cutting losses now may well be preferable to depleting blood and treasure while caught up in a downward spiral.
“With this book, you sort of go on a treasure hunt,” said Leibovitz.
“People who go looking for the treasure should not search where a 79- or 80-year-old man could not take it,” Fenn told me.
We must remember that the Cold War born in this city was not a battle for land or treasure.
Bill explained all that had happened, except about the treasure.
For all that, I know very well what a treasure I possess in Andrew the carpenter.
We honoured him in life, and in death we treasure his name and memory.
And when I had recovered them all, even to the smallest, I took my treasure home.
Wisdom that is hid and treasure that is hoarded, what profit is there in both?
mid-12c., from Old French tresor "treasury, treasure" (11c.), from Gallo-Romance *tresaurus, from Latin thesaurus "treasury, treasure" (cf. Spanish, Italian tesoro), from Greek thesauros "store, treasure, treasure house" (see thesaurus). Replaced Old English goldhord. General sense of "anything valued" is recorded from c.1200. Treasure hunt is first recorded 1913. For treasure trove, see trove.
late 14c., "to amass treasure; to store up for the future," also figurative, from treasure (n.). Related: Treasured; treasuring.