Instead we have drifted, and that drifting has eroded our resources, fractured our economy
, and shaken our confidence.
I have been a liberal housekeeper enough, but I shall not be ashamed to practise economy
Pardon me, sire, it was I who had the honor of giving monsieur le cardinal the idea of an economy
which puts three hundred thousand francs a year into your majesty's coffers.
While Lady Elliot lived, there had been method, moderation, and economy
, which had just kept him within his income; but with her had died all such right-mindedness, and from that period he had been constantly exceeding it.
I know that Lady Susan in coming to Churchhill was governed only by the most honourable and amiable intentions; her prudence and economy
are exemplary, her regard for Mr.
In the first place then, some one may doubt whether the getting of money is the same thing as economy
, or whether it is a part of it, or something subservient to it; and if so, whether it is as the art of making shuttles is to the art of weaving, or the art of making brass to that of statue founding, for they are not of the same service; for the one supplies the tools, the other the matter: by the matter I mean the subject out of which the work is finished, as wool for the cloth and brass for the statue.
Philip, throwing economy
to the winds, smoked a three-penny cigar.
He could talk about rural economy
with the count, fashions with the countess and Natasha, and about albums and fancywork with Sonya.
Then there was well-bred economy
, which in those days made show in dress the first item to be deducted from, when any margin was required for expenses more distinctive of rank.
Weston came as an expected guest, welcome at all times, and never deranging the economy
of our household affairs.
enabled him to buy a satisfactory decision when the cause of the quarrel was submitted to arbitration.
There's a total disregard of the first claims of prudence and economy
implied in this small slip of paper which is nothing less than a flat contradiction of the principles that have governed my whole life.