Sentence Examples


  • The expenses of a parish council may not, without the consent of a parish meeting, exceed the amount of a rate of threepence in the for the financial year; but with the consent of the parish meeting the limit may be increased to sixpence, exclusive of expenses under the adoptive acts.
  • The average rate of pay to an agricultural labourer is about threepence a day in addition to food, which may cost another penny a day.