Sentence Examples


  • I came to learn the customs of your people.
  • Similar customs seem to have existed among the Italian races.
  • The decline both in imports and in exports of articles of food, which is the most noteworthy fact exhibited in the preceding table, was due to the almost prohibitive tax in the Customs Law of 1892, upon agricultural products.
  • So easy is it, though many housekeepers doubt it, to establish new and better customs in the place of the old.
  • During his tenancy of office the system adopted at Shanghai was applied to the other treaty ports, so that when on Mr Lay's resignation Mr Hart was appointed inspector-general of foreign customs, he found himself at the head of an organization which collected a revenue of upwards of eight million taels per annum at fourteen treaty ports.