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- n. Obsolete spelling of expense.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of expense. See -ce.
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There are different rooms for the different sexes: the accommodations are good, and the expence is a trifle.
The acquisition of such talents, by the maintenance of the acquirer during his education, study, or apprenticeship, always costs a real expence, which is a capital fixed and realized, as it were, in his person.
The rich merchant, though with his capital he maintains industrious people only, yet by his expence, that is, by the employment of his revenue, he feeds commonly the very same sort as the great lord.
If to avoid this difficulty, one Counsellor should be sent from each state, this would require great expence, which is a consideration at this time of much moment, especially as it is probable, that by the method proposed, the President may be equally well advised without any expence at all.
And it is plain, all this is due not only to the bare title of father; not only because, as has been said, it is owing to the mother too; but because these obligations to parents, and the degrees of what is required of children, may be varied by the different care and kindness, trouble and expence, which is often employed upon one child more than another.
Hence it clearly appears, that this expence, which is fo burdenfome to the nation, is entirely needlefs*
A general history of the British empire in America : containing an historical, political, and commercial view of the English settlements ; including all the countries in North-America, and the West-Indies, ceded by the peace of Paris
First off Chief officers should not be allowed to purchase these flash cars at hugh expence which is not necessary; their batmatman should be retired; ACPO should be abolished and we should get back to giving the bobby on the beat the tools to do the job. on April 16, 2010 at 8: 36 am boy on a bike
The expence which is properly laid out upon a fixed capital of any kind, is always repaid with great profit, and increases the annual produce by a much greater value than that of the support which such improvements require.
Fort Cumberland should be kept as defensible as possible until spring, Dinwiddie answered, but not made cannon-proof unless it could be done “at a small expence.”
This relieved his Mother of any other expence than only of finding him a few things to wear: and this was more than she well knew how to do.
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