Then she recalled it as that of a young daily governess, her predecessor at the Fergusons', who had left them " to better herself," as she said- and decidedly to the bettering
of her pupils.
- "Christian's Mistake", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
One by one, the trades open to women, over ninety in number, had given in their returns, some of the higher order meaning good wages, steady work and some chance of bettering
- "Prisoners of Poverty Abroad", Helen Campbell.
In your mind and to your knowledge, do you think it is the best thing for them to do, and are they bettering
condition financially, morally and religiously; even in manhood, citizenship, etc.
- "Negro Migration during the War", Emmett J. Scott.