Sentence Examples

  • It was exceedingly burdensome, and its abolition by Edward the Confessor in 1051 was welcomed as a great relief.
  • So much of the expense of the handling, both of freight and of passengers, was independent of the length of the journey that a mileage rate sufficiently large for short distances was unnecessarily burdensome for long ones, and was bound to destroy long-distance traffic, if the theory were consistently applied.
  • Payment was rigorously enforced, and thus for a variety of reasons the taille was a burdensome and hated tax.
  • But the burdensome expenditure of the late reign would be enough to account for a good deal of discontent.
  • So burdensome was the duty and so vexatious were the restrictions that it is a matter for wonder that the industry survived.

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