Sentence Examples


  • At the end of a month, she tells us, her earnings amounted to fifteen francs.
  • With his scanty earnings he bought a Latin copy of Locke's Essay concerning the Human Understanding, and mastered it with the aid of a Latin dictionary.
  • Taking the year 1905, the gross earnings amounted to £11,892,262; the working expenses, exclusive of interest, £ 7,443,54 6; and the net earnings £4,44 8, 7 16; the latter figure represents 3.31% upon the capital expended upon construction and equipment; in the subsequent year still better results were obtained.
  • The earnings per train-mile vary greatly; but for all the lines the average is 7s.
  • 5d., making the net earnings 2s.

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