The new constitution, however, proved costly and unworkable, and failed to satisfy either section of the population.
When he heard that some men had come to Corinth with a very costly golden tripod, he had them brought before him.
So if a battle today were similarly costly, the proportional number of casualties would be 230,000.
All interruptions are not so costly, for in shallower waters, with favourable conditions of weather, a repair may be only a matter of a few hours, and it is in such waters that the majority of breaks occur, but still a large reserve fund must be laid aside for this purpose.
In a large city, where several inter - connected exchanges have to be built and thousands of subscribers are put into communication with each other, the service is at once more costly and more valuable than in a small town with a few hundred subscribers accommodated in one exchange.