The new constitution, however, proved costly and unworkable, and failed to satisfy either section of the population.
The quest was very costly and altogether fruitless.
Several fine hotels and a number of costly residences occupy a plateau along the shore and the hillsides farther back.
So if a battle today were similarly costly, the proportional number of casualties would be 230,000.
The mistake is often made of sinking large and expensive shafts, or driving costly tunnels, before it is fully proved that the deposit can be worked on a scale to warrant such developments, and, indeed, too often before it is known that the deposit can be worked at all; and in too many cases large amounts of money are thus unnecessarily lost by over-sanguine mine managers.