Sentence Examples

  • Of the rest of the sum assigned to the ministry of finance (593/4 millions in all) 81/2 millions went in the expense of collection of revenue.
  • There is no proof that any direct emolument was ever attached to the office, while the expense and trouble entailed by it must often have been very great.
  • The best modern edition of the works of Aquinas is that prepared at the expense of Leo XIII.
  • The common people, whom he had always favoured at the expense of the boyars, thereupon implored him to come back on his own terms. He consented to do so, but entrenched himself within a peculiar institution, the oprichina or "separate estate."

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