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expense

money needed for individual purchases; cost; charge
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In framing a government for posterity as well as ourselves, we ought, in those provisions which are designed to be permanent, to calculate, not on temporary, but on permanent causes of expense. If this principle be a just one our attention would be directed to a provision in favor of the State governments for an annual sum of about two hundred thousand pounds; while the exigencies of the Union could be susceptible of no limits, even in imagination.
"Never mind the expense!" I interposed, losing all patience with the eminently Scotch view of the case which put my purse in the first place of importance.
Asked why, he said he supposed it was on the ground of expense. This being met by a remark that Mr.
People in Europe desiring to join the excursion--contagious sickness to be avoided--boating at the expense of the ship--physician on board--the circuit of the globe to be made if the passengers unanimously desired it--the company to be rigidly selected by a pitiless "Committee on Applications"--the vessel to be as rigidly selected by as pitiless a "Committee on Selecting Steamer." Human nature could not withstand these bewildering temptations.
"What is the expense of cutting your reflections short, Mr.
They have various ways of dressing their heads, and spare no expense in ear-rings, necklaces, or anything that may contribute to set them off to advantage.
It saves the expense of my journey to Kingscote and back, and gives me the opportunity to "finish" a little in French.
"Your expenses both in town and country must certainly be considerable; but your income is a large one."
Price should be relieved from the charge and expense of one child entirely out of her great number.
During the strike, of course, they spent all that they had saved, and would often return to work in debt at the same wages, or would move to another mine at considerable expense. In either case, my observations convinced me that the miners were worse off at the end of the strike.
Brooke, appearing to glance over the columns of the "Trumpet." "That's your hobby, and you don't mind the expense."
I tried to shake her on the question of expenses. She answered by handing me over her share of the proceeds at Derby and Nottingham -- and there were my expenses paid, at the rate of nearly two guineas a day.