Usage examples for enlargement

  1. They ought to have set about a reform of the administration and to have proposed a moderate enlargement of the franchise such as would have admitted enough of the new settlers to give them a voice, yet not enough to involve any sudden transfer of legislative or executive power. – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce
  2. He likewise brought me a letter from the general, giving me assurance of his enlargement as soon as the India ships were all arrived, and the wind came round to the westwards. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  3. I recommend also an enlargement of the Military Academy already established, and the establishment of others in other sections of the Union; and I can not press too much on the attention of Congress such a classification and organization of the militia as will most effectually render it the safeguard of a free state. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various