Sentence Examples


  • The earnings per train-mile vary greatly; but for all the lines the average is 7s.
  • This may be taken to indicate the possible earnings of trained nurses working independently, as they usually do in America.
  • Such crude attempts as were made to prevent rates from being excessive concerned themselves with profits, and were designed to confiscate for the state treasury any earnings beyond a certain prescribed dividend.
  • The most scientific procedure, however, is to calculate the probable earnings of the immigrant during the rest of his lifetime, and deduct therefrom his expenses of living.
  • The remainder represents his net earnings which he will contribute to the well-being of the new country.