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aided even by his mother's jointure) were quite inadequate fitly to defray the expenses of living at his splendid country-seat.
So that if there existed any one whom we assuredly knew to be capable of making discoveries of the highest kind, and of the greatest possible utility to the public; and if all other men were therefore eager by all means to assist him in successfully prosecuting his designs, I do not see that they could do aught else for him beyond contributing to defray the expenses of the experiments that might be necessary; and for the rest, prevent his being deprived of his leisure by the unseasonable interruptions of any one.
In order to save Major Cavalcanti the trouble of drawing on his banker, I send him a draft for 2,000 francs to defray his travelling expenses, and credit on you for the further sum of 48,000 francs, which you still owe me.
The truth is, when we say of a gentleman that he lives elegantly on nothing a year, we use the word "nothing" to signify something unknown; meaning, simply, that we don't know how the gentleman in question defrays the expenses of his establishment.
Moral obligation' of Monarch owners THE private equity owner of failed airline Monarch has agreed it has a "moral obligation" to help defray the cost of repatriating customers.
An official of the Sultan Kudarat State University (SKSU) has been charged with malversation for having used his cash advance intended for a Lakbay Aral program to defray expenses he incurred when he attended the wedding of co-workers.
Pursuant to the resolution, applicant must defray 25 per cent of the total fine's amount upon approval on the instalment's request, and the installment's defray must be in cash or via any instrument defined by the concerned government entity.
The town is seeking $633,787 to defray the cost of general government; $999,730 to defray the expenses of the Department of Public Works; $1,687,652 to defray the expenses of public safety; $140,348 to defray the cost for human services; $192,995.
The military aviation manufacturer had recently sought the ministry's approval for allowing it to defray its offset obligation by importing the equipment.
Tuition of $50 per month helps defray some of the costs of running the organization, but Jackson also depends on local businesses to sponsor various events for the girls.
The school also set up a Katrina Student Assistance Fund to help defray costs for students.
The court held that the contract which called for the commission was aimed at generating revenues to defray the costs of providing inmates with telephone service, not at treating the recipients of inmates' calls differently from others, and therefore had a rational basis.
Hunt Two Hundred dollars to defray expenses in going after Blankets for the Command.
Partnerships can help your association defray costs, pool resources, and broaden your audience.
Donations to defray trip expenses can be made through drama director Sue Freitag or Principal Kenneth Lee at (818) 888-8920.