Sentence Examples

  • Burdensome rites, it became in some sort a support.
  • It is even at times a very burdensome tax, falling upon a family when its sources of income are otherwise diminished, while it has the demerit of striking a small number annually instead of being diffused equally.
  • This arrangement proving financially burdensome the islands were in 1873 definitely annexed to Jamaica.
  • (2) By degrees, also, the colonial churches have been freed from their rather burdensome relations with the state.
  • With the consent of "a general assembly of the chief representatives of the people" he commuted the burdensome land tax for a fixed money payment; he protected all castes in the celebration of their religious ceremonies; and he forbade any compulsion of natives to carry burdens against their will.

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