The face of each child, as the amount of his contribution
was mentioned, darkened in a peculiarly vindictive manner, but his was by far the worst.
In Julie's set, as in many other circles in Moscow, it had been agreed that they would speak nothing but Russian and that those who made a slip and spoke French should pay fines to the Committee of Voluntary Contributions
to our funds have been magnificent; his advice, his sympathy, invaluable.
His name never figured amongst the hospital lists; suffering and disaster, which drew their humble contributions
from the struggling poor and middle classes, left him unmoved and his check book unopened.
Sergius saw that he was a means of attracting visitors and contributions
to the monastery, and that therefore the authorities arranged matters in such a way as to make as much use of him as possible.
pleasure they are richer than before, even after they have paid those increased contributions
to the common fund which have so raised the standard of life in these islands.
of us will join any organization for the prevention of cruelty to animals, and by our words and acts and contributions
work to prevent the perpetration of cruelties on animals.
When Fanny brought the contributions
to Polly, she just gathered it up in her two hands with such a glad, grateful face, the girls wished they had had more to give.
It is one of the most striking and important of the century's contributions
to medical science.
In some respects, despite his great economic and sociological contributions
, and his work as a general leader in the Revolution, his organization of the Fighting Groups must be regarded as his greatest achievement.
We can put anything we like in the scrap book department," I explained, "but all the other contributions
must be original, and all must have the name of the writer signed to them, except the personals.
Her public contributions
amounted to the sum of 216,000 florins-- a perfect godsend.
Through the aid of scholarships and of contributions
from his brothers he entered Cambridge in
Upon this head, however, he had no cause for any anxiety, for the whole performance was applauded to the echo, and voluntary contributions
were showered in with a liberality which testified yet more strongly to the general delight.
Neither grandmother nor I could go out in the storm, so Jake fed the chickens and brought in a pitiful contribution