Sentence Examples


  • The niggardly policy of the board of directors, more intent on peaceful dividends than on warlike rule, could not but be galling to soldiers of fortune.
  • The dividends paid by these mines amounted to about £1,750,000 sterling.
  • That the association is compulsory; and that dividends are paid, not in money, but in social advantage.
  • To sum up the causes of failure of the old chartered companies, they are to be attributed to (1) bad administration; (2) want of capital and credit; (3) bad economic organization; (4) distribution of dividends made prematurely or fictitiously.
  • To use the expression of Sir William Mackinnon, the shareholders have been compelled in some cases to "take out their dividends in philanthropy."