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  • In 1861 he joined Meredith Townsend as joint-editor and part proprietor of the Spectator, then a well-known liberal weekly, which, however, was not remunerative from the business point of view.
  • The government monopolies of opium and salt were then for the first time placed upon a remunerative basis.
  • For 20 words, addressed free, was not remunerative in the then state of telegraphy, which made it necessary for messages to be re-transmitted at intervals of about 300 miles.
  • He soon found such work not sufficiently remunerative to keep his petite horde in comfort, and then turned his thoughts to employment from the French foreign office, either in writing or in diplomacy.
  • There can be no doubt that this expenditure is remunerative, since many rich regions of Asia Minor have long suffered from want of population.

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