Sentence Examples


  • They desired equal rights for all citizens, the abolition of monopolies and abuses, together with the maintenance of the state's independence.
  • The government monopolies of opium and salt were then for the first time placed upon a remunerative basis.
  • Despite these monopolies, three-fourths of the shipping in French ports is foreign, and France is without shipping companies comparable in importance to those of other great maritime nations.
  • The monopolies are those of salt, tobacco and the lottery.
  • The annual surpluses are largely accounted for by the heavy taxation on almost everything imported into the country, i and by the monopolies on tobacco and on salt; and are as a rule spent, and well spent, in other ways.