Sentence Examples


  • Arrears of land tax to the extent of E.I,245,000 were cancelled.
  • The petition from the army to the parliament for arrears of pay was suppressed and the petitioners declared enemies of the state.
  • In many parts of the empire the soldiers rarely receive more than eight months' pay in the year, although in Constantinople the arrears are not so large.
  • The sum fixed was subsequently thought too large, and in 1832 the arrears, amounting to a considerable sum, were remitted, and all future payments on this account relinquished.
  • Demanded that the arrears of the tribute promised by King John to the pope should be paid up, parliament abrogated the whole contract on the ground that John had no right to enter into it.