Examples from the Web for congreve
Halifax has also the credit of bestowing office upon Newton and patronising Congreve.
Apparently these Plays consisted of separate quartos which Congreve had bound in one volume.The Library of William Congreve|John C. Hodges
Congreve makes twelve thousand pounds more than a counterbalance to the affection of Belinda.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)|Isaac Disraeli
When the comic drama was unsparingly denounced by Collier, Congreve defended himself and his friends.
Thus Congreve, scarcely yet twenty-one years of age, was given a place under Government which made him independent for life.Genius in Sunshine and Shadow|Maturin Murray Ballou
British Dictionary definitions for congreve
Word Origin and History for congreve
in reference to rockets or matches, from Sir William Congreve (1772-1828).