Sentence Examples


  • At Port Swettenham {7000, with an annual upkeep of £240, has been devoted to treating IIo acres.
  • The employment of Judaeans and Israelites for Solomon's palatial buildings, and the heavy taxation for the upkeep of a court which was the wonder of the world, caused grave internal discontent.
  • The cost of its upkeep is more than 6000 a year, and of the Hondsbossche Zeewering 2000 a year.
  • A unique provision for its upkeep out of Imperial funds dates from the reign of Charles II.
  • The balance of trade is always against India, because she is a debtor country, and has to pay interest on borrowed capital, and the " home charges " for the upkeep of the civil and military services and of the secretary of state's establishment in London.