Sentence Examples


  • I came to learn the customs of your people.
  • Similar customs seem to have existed among the Italian races.
  • So easy is it, though many housekeepers doubt it, to establish new and better customs in the place of the old.
  • From the date when Mr Hart took up his duties at Peking, in 1863, he unceasingly devoted the whole of his energies to the work of the department, with the result that the revenue grew from upwards of eight million taels to nearly twenty-seven million, collected at the thirty-two treaty ports, and the customs staff, which in 1864 numbered 200, reached in 1901 a total of 57 0 4.
  • Articles in the customs list; this value is estimated at the end of the year in accordance with the variations that have taken place and is applied provisionally to the following year.