I thought an insurance company never smashed," was Helen's contribution
He certainly did add `spirit' to the meetings, and `a tone' to the paper, for his orations convulsed his hearers and his contributions
were excellent, being patriotic, classical, comical, or dramatic, but never sentimental.
There is, perhaps, nothing more likely to disturb the tranquillity of nations than their being bound to mutual contributions
for any common object that does not yield an equal and coincident benefit.
A very material object of this power was the relief of the States which import and export through other States, from the improper contributions
levied on them by the latter.
Poverty of the State exchequer causes an army to be maintained by contributions
from a distance.
But all America felt interested in the good town of Boston; and contributions
were raised, in many places, for the relief of the poor inhabitants.
She knew that handkerchiefs similar to this frequently sold for twenty napoleons in the shops, but she did not know how much the cupidity of trade extracted from the silly and vain in the way of sheer contributions
Colbert had formed the idea of forcing governors of frontier places to feed the garrisons without pay, with what they drew from contributions
The Cretans conducted their public meals better than the Lacedaemonians, for at Lacedsemon each individual was obliged to furnish what was assessed upon him; which if he could not do, there was a law which deprived him of the rights of a citizen, as has been already mentioned: but in Crete they were furnished by the community; for all the corn and cattle, taxes and contributions
, which the domestic slaves were obliged to furnish, were divided into parts and allotted to the gods, the exigencies of the state, and these public meals; so that all the men, women, and children were maintained from a common stock.
Then we would talk of agents and the offers they had obtained for us; of editors and the sort of contributions
they welcomed, how much they paid a thousand, and whether they paid promptly or otherwise.
The one thing that recalled the patriotic fervor everyone had displayed during the Emperor's stay was the call for contributions
of men and money, a necessity that as soon as the promises had been made assumed a legal, official form and became unavoidable.
When at last she took me in I grew so fond of her that I called her by the other's name, and even now I think at times that there was more fun in the little sister, but I began by wooing her with contributions
that were all misfits.
to our funds have been magnificent; his advice, his sympathy, invaluable.
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.
It is one of the most striking and important of the century's contributions
to medical science.