Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. interest, F. intérêt, fr. L. interest, it interests, is of interest, fr. interesse, to be between, to be difference, to be importance; inter, between + esse, to be; cf. LL. interesse, usury. See Essence
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From obs. interess—O. Fr. interesser, to concern—L. interesse.
All this time her own little fortune could be augmenting, interest on interest.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
The land is full of ancient interests, especially near Marseilles, at Avignon and Arles.
"Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo" by W. Cope Devereux
The faith in goblinism produced other-worldly interests which overruled ordinary worldly interests.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
I could only hope that the other interesting people would regard me as he did.
"Gossamer" by George A. Birmingham
One of them I saw myself, where interest was arrayed against interest, friend against friend, brother against brother.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
When such powerful princes became interested, Leo was startled.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
Everything of this nature will command attention and hold interest.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
A class of small children was of special interest, studying passages of the Koran from cards.
"Travels in the Far East" by Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
His relative was about to impart interesting gossip.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Evidently she is more interested in her breakfast than in her brothers.
"The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest" by Margaret Vandercook
I knew a nice young lady there,
Her name was EMILY MACPHERSON,
And though she wore another's hair,
She was an interesting person.
"Ben Allah Achmet, or, the Fatal Tum" by William Schwenck Gilbert
But I must needs confess, I do not find
The motions of my mind
So purified as yet, but at the best
My body claims in them an interest.
"If you refuse me once, and think again" by John Suckling
'Tis to give a tender interest
To the scenes in which we're moving:
While those hopes so often blasted,
Sensual pleasures are reproving.
"An Effusion" by Elizabeth Bath
To live for others, and to know
No single, separate interests here;
To feel,—to soothe a brother's woe,
A brother's bliss to seek,—to share.
"The Greatest of all is Charity" by John Bowring
I leave the wood all firm and bold,
And whisper as through fields I pass—
"Dear Heaven, that heart is never old
That takes an interest in the grass—
"Summer Invocation" by Alexander Anderson
In fancy walking nearer to the skies,
It rose to Him with whom I was alone,
Life and its narrow interests pass'd away,
Its cares forgotten and its wishes gone.
"A Thought On Beachy Head" by Caroline Fry
Santa Barbara's school district has taken advantage of historically low interest rates to in effect refinance some of its bond obligations, which will save millions in interest.
Schwan proposed interested parties submit a one-page letter of interest to the town clerk no later than 4:30 pm on Aug 24.
One particularly interesting aspect of this problem is the growing interest in ergonomics , ie, the science of matching the worker with the workplace.
It's an interesting list, and I don't really have any issues with it, except to note that these lists are inevitably affected by your interests and knowledge.
Currency analysts pay obsessive attention to economic factors that indicate the direction of interest rates, because interest rates represent the price of a currency.
However, this page and others deemed to serve the public interest - as opposed to a narrower benefit to the criminal defense profession - are left unprotected for access by all interested persons.
Local interest in Junebug is high, owing to its North Carolina setting and pedigree -- and for the most part, that interest is justified.
I'm far more interested in hearing what students of all backgrounds and interests think about all this and I do it frankly because I like plenty of feed back on what we do.
Our friends at TheFrisky.com posed their readers an interesting pop culture dilemma with this interesting question last month: Which troubled celebrity starlet would you most want to trade places with.
I have always had an interest in wild horses, and since owning one that interest has grown.
It's very interesting if you've ever wondered about what we as meteorologists ' do and or if you have a child who's interested in becoming a meteorologist.
Leaders needed who put national interest ahead of self-interest.
This is a quirky adventure comedy that has just enough off kilter charm to make it interesting, but not enough story to keep you interested.
Of Mutual Interest Of Mutual Interest: Reducing risk.
) Ltd to convert Tower's 15% carried interest in the license to a 30% working interest, subject to approvals.
Random matrix models more general than the hermitian one-matrix invariant ensemble are often more interesting because of the possibility to describe more interesting statistical models.
Phase transitions and random matrices
So, when one is interested in the inﬁnite volume limit, one likes to look ([Hof95b]) at the scattering measures ˆγ η r in the sense of (tempered) distributions and is interested limr↑∞ ˆγ η in the weak limit r ↑ ∞, i.e. r (ϕ) where ϕ is a Schwartz function.
Universal bounds on the selfaveraging of random diffraction measures
Our study raises some other interesting open problems, the most interesting of which seems to be the following.
Permutation graphs, fast forward permutations, and sampling the cycle structure of a permutation
Many of the interesting but poorly understood systems of interest to current condensed-matter physics research are quantum many-body systems with both strong quenched randomness and strong interactions.
Permutation-Symmetric Multicritical Points in Random Antiferromagnetic Spin Chains
For example, a complex traffic pattern might be a system we are interested in studying, while the occupants of the vehicles that compose the pattern are not interesting to us.