Still, having the luxuries Alex provided was delightful.
She took them and shivered in the chilly night. Food and sleep had become luxuries during their travel.
Some general idea of the resources of the Kandahar district may be gathered from the fact that it supplied the British troops with everything except luxuries during the entire period of occupation in 1879-81; and that, in spite of the great strain thrown on those resources by the presence of the two armies of Ayub Khan and of General Roberts, and after the total failure of the autumn crops and only a partial harvest the previous spring, the army was fed without great difficulty until the final evacuation, at one-third of the prices paid in Quetta for supplies drawn from India.
Churches and schools were built, and soon many of the comforts and some of the luxuries of life made their appearance.
When they first met, she had assumed he would be bored without the luxuries she assumed he was accustomed to.