Also, they made the unwelcome discovery that an exchange of two hundred costs more than twice as much as an exchange of one hundred, because of the greater amount of traffic.
Like all time-saving inventions, like the railroad, the reaper, and the Bessemer converter, the telephone, in the last analysis, COSTS NOTHING; IT IS THE LACK OF IT THAT COSTS.
He studied the composition of food-stuffs, and knew exactly how many proteids and carbohydrates his body needed; and by scientific chewing he said that he tripled the value of all he ate, so that it cost
him eleven cents a day.
There is another well-known suit in Chancery, not yet decided, which was commenced before the close of the last century and in which more than double the amount of seventy thousand pounds has been swallowed up in costs
Thou hast said well and hit the point," answered Don Quixote; and so I recall the oath in so far as relates to taking fresh vengeance on him, but I make and confirm it anew to lead the life I have said until such time as I take by force from some knight another helmet such as this and as good; and think not, Sancho, that I am raising smoke with straw in doing so, for I have one to imitate in the matter, since the very same thing to a hair happened in the case of Mambrino's helmet, which cost
Sacripante so dear.
The exact cost
of my house, paying the usual price for such materials as I used, but not counting the work, all of which was done by myself, was as follows; and I give the details because very few are able to tell exactly what their houses cost
, and fewer still, if any, the separate cost
of the various materials which compose them:--
said the sparrow; 'thy cruelty shall cost
thee they life yet
You hope thereby to deceive me, to make it seem as though the cost
always falls upon you alone, and that there is nothing to conceal.
Trefusis paid the money at once, and then set himself to find out how much a similar design would have cost
from the hands of an eminent Royal Academician.
In the fall of 1872 I determined to make an effort to get there, although, as I have stated, I had no definite idea of the direction in which Hampton was, or of what it would cost
to go there.
Now I saw, though too late, the Folly of beginning a Work before we count the Cost
, and before we judge rightly of our own Strength to go through with it.
The burning of Moscow had cost
him, according to the head steward's calculation, about two million rubles.
Valuable effects were there daily sold for a twentieth part of their original cost
, and the vicomtesse saw her little stores diminish daily; for the Mont de Piete was obliged to regulate its own proceedings by the received current values of the day.
When the Ass persisted in his effort, the man let him go and said, "Conquer, but conquer to your cost
Thereupon the Thrifty Person brought an action against the Chief of the Weather Bureau for the cost
of the umbrellas.