They had undervalued the cost of building and maintenance
He, the benefactor of the Athenian people, whose whole life has been spent in doing them good, should at least have the Olympic victor's reward of maintenance
in the Prytaneum.
Then is his escape consistent with the maintenance
The resources of the Union would not be equal to the maintenance
of an army considerable enough to confine the larger States within the limits of their duty; nor would the means ever be furnished of forming such an army in the first instance.
of harmony and proper intercourse among the States; 4.
Hence, the cost of production of a workman is restricted, almost entirely, to the means of subsistence that he requires for his maintenance
, and for the propagation of his race.
By method and discipline are to be understood the marshaling of the army in its proper subdivisions, the graduations of rank among the officers, the maintenance
of roads by which supplies may reach the army, and the control of military expenditure.
Two persons whose desires are moderate may live well enough in Brussels on an income which would scarcely afford a respectable maintenance
for one in London: and that, not because the necessaries of life are so much dearer in the latter capital, or taxes so much higher than in the former, but because the English surpass in folly all the nations on God's earth, and are more abject slaves to custom, to opinion, to the desire to keep up a certain appearance, than the Italians are to priestcraft, the French to vain-glory, the Russians to their Czar, or the Germans to black beer.
The friend of Marmaduke was his only child; and to this son, on his marriage with a lady to whom the father was particularly partial, the Major gave a complete conveyance of his whole estate, consisting of money in the funds, a town and country residence, sundry valuable farms in the old parts of the colony, and large tracts of wild land in the new—in this manner throwing himself upon the filial piety of his child for his own future maintenance
She was preparing for her ninth lying-in; and after bewailing the circumstance, and imploring their countenance as sponsors to the expected child, she could not conceal how important she felt they might be to the future maintenance
of the eight already in being.
They made no arrangements, therefore, for leaving the country, but acted with a view to the maintenance
of their new and prosperous establishments.
So absolute is our soul's need of something hidden and uncertain for the maintenance
of that doubt and hope and effort which are the breath of its life, that if the whole future were laid bare to us beyond to-day, the interest of all mankind would be bent on the hours that lie between; we should pant after the uncertainties of our one morning and our one afternoon; we should rush fiercely to the Exchange for our last possibility of speculation, of success, of disappointment: we should have a glut of political prophets foretelling a crisis or a no-crisis within the only twenty-four hours left open to prophecy.