I SHALL here, perhaps, be reminded of a current observation, "that where annual
elections end, tyranny begins." If it be true, as has often been remarked, that sayings which become proverbial are generally founded in reason, it is not less true, that when once established, they are often applied to cases to which the reason of them does not extend.
When you consider how much that amount of money would buy, in that age and country, and how usual it was to be scrofulous, when not dead, you would understand that the annual
king's-evil appropriation was just the River and Harbor bill of that government for the grip it took on the treasury and the chance it afforded for skinning the surplus.
income twenty pounds, annual
expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness.
You were so good as to promise that you would always substitute the phrase, annual
In the kingdom of Great Britain, where all the ostentatious apparatus of monarchy is to be provided for, not above a fifteenth part of the annual
income of the nation is appropriated to the class of expenses last mentioned; the other fourteen fifteenths are absorbed in the payment of the interest of debts contracted for carrying on the wars in which that country has been engaged, and in the maintenance of fleets and armies.
His death by drowning gave rise to the great Dragon-boat Festival, which was originally a solemn annual
search for the body of the poet.
She has lived practically on the tourist traffic attracted by her annual
pageants of Parliaments, Boards, Municipal Councils, etc., etc.
This speaking of small gifts reminds me to say that very few Tuskegee graduates fail to send us an annual
Julius Beaufort, on the night of her annual
ball, never failed to appear at the Opera; indeed, she always gave her ball on an Opera night in order to emphasise her complete superiority to household cares, and her possession of a staff of servants competent to organise every detail of the entertainment in her absence.
Jack is kind to the regular denizens of Madison Square, and gives fair warning of his annual
(in other words our High Priest) came to inspect the State Prison and paid me his seventh annual
visit, and when for the seventh time he put me the question, 'Was I any better?' I tried to prove to him that he was 'high', as well as long and broad, although he did not know it.
The three rival companies, which, for a year past had been endeavoring to out-trade, out-trap and out-wit each other, were here encamped in close proximity, awaiting their annual