Sentence Examples


  • The wazir of Oudh had fallen into arrears in the payment due for the maintenance of the Company's garrison posted in his dominions, and his administration was in great disorder.
  • Would have been at the mercy of the conqueror had not the success been followed by a great mutiny of the Spanish and Walloon troops, to whom long arrears of pay were due.
  • The petition from the army to the parliament for arrears of pay was suppressed and the petitioners declared enemies of the state.
  • The arrears increase every year; one-fifth of the inhabitants have left their houses; cattle are disappearing.
  • As illustrating the general impoverishment of the Russian peasantry, it may be stated that the arrears of taxation owed by them have increased enormously since 1882, when they a ,ounted to £2,854,000, until in 1900 the total amount was put k £15,222,000.

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