Sentence Examples

  • Another important reform was the law permitting the free disposal of landed estate, which gave the holders an increased interest in their property, and an inducement to improve it.
  • Snakes are the most stationary of all vertebrates; as long as a locality affords them food and shelter they have no inducement to change it.
  • Long drouths prevail in this region and there is no inducement for settlement, the nomadic Indians visiting it only on their hunting expeditions.
  • In 1587 and 1588, however, fresh accusations were brought against him, and he was again excommunicated, though afterwards on the inducement of his old opponent, Andrew Melville, the sentence was again remitted.
  • To a province which at the time contained a population of only 36,000, and but half of this white, the inducement thus held out was immense.

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