Sentence Examples


  • There the policy of subsidies for railway building had been carried to a reckless extreme.
  • The Romans supported him with subsidies; but all his wars were disastrous.
  • Her husband also wrote Memoires, and lived until 1831, after having, it is said, received subsidies from Louis XVIII.
  • These gifts and pensions were rather in the nature of subsidies than bribes; they were the recognition by various powers of the value of an ally whose pen had proved itself so potent a weapon in their cause.
  • At last, in 562, a peace was concluded for 50 years, in which the Persians left Lazistan to the Romans, and promised not to persecute the Christians, if they did not attempt to make proselytes among the Zarathustrians; on the other hand, the Romans had again to pay subsidies to Persia.