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.
  • It was an ineffective and extremely corrupt administration.
  • Payment was rigorously enforced, and thus for a variety of reasons the taille was a burdensome and hated tax.
  • Narrow and burdensome and useless to anyone as his life now seemed to him, Prince Andrew on the eve of battle felt agitated and irritable as he had done seven years before at Austerlitz.

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