Usage examples for founding

  1. The Railway Company then went into voluntary dissolution, a sad example of failure to seize the opportunity at the psychological moment, and on the part of the inventor to secure any adequate return for years of effort and struggle in founding one of the great arts. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  2. As the first step towards founding a middle- class Socialist Party was to be the establishment of Fabian Societies throughout the country, those of us who like myself did not believe in the possibility of the proposed new party could none the less support the scheme. – The History of the Fabian Society by Edward R. Pease
  3. Founding towns seemed, indeed, to run in the family, as one of his ancestors had founded the town of Elizabeth, New Jersey, naming it after his wife. – The Life Radiant by Lilian Whiting