To appreciate the full magnitude of this stroke, consider these other figures: the annual
expenses of a national government amount to the equivalent of a contribution of three days' average wages of every individual of the population, counting every individual as if he were a man.
THAMMUZ came next behind, Whose annual
wound in LEBANON allur'd The SYRIAN Damsels to lament his fate In amorous dittyes all a Summers day, While smooth ADONIS from his native Rock Ran purple to the Sea, suppos'd with blood Of THAMMUZ yearly wounded: the Love-tale Infected SIONS daughters with like heat, Whose wanton passions in the sacred Porch EZEKIEL saw, when by the Vision led His eye survay'd the dark Idolatries Of alienated JUDAH.
The meaner families who have children at these nurseries, are obliged, besides their annual
pension, which is as low as possible, to return to the steward of the nursery a small monthly share of their gettings, to be a portion for the child; and therefore all parents are limited in their expenses by the law.
As the empire of the Abyssins terminates at these deserts, and as I have followed the course of the Nile no farther, I here leave it to range over barbarous kingdoms, and convey wealth and plenty into Egypt, which owes to the annual
inundations of this river its envied fertility.
By such tests the men of science were won over, and by the middle of 1877 Bell received a "vociferous welcome" when he addressed them at their annual
convention at Plymouth.
Obedient to their dictates, you, my fellow- citizens, have instituted and paid frequent observance to this 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.
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?
About the period when the churches convene at Edinburgh in their annual
assemblies, he was to be seen descending the Mound in the company of divers red-headed clergymen: these voluble, he only contributing oracular nods, brief negatives, and the austere spectacle of his stretched upper lip.
The bright sunshine and all the fresh feeling of early autumn seemed like the completion of nature's annual
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.
As to your rank, an annual
income of 50,000 livres will enable you to support it admirably.