Would the convention have been impartial or consistent, if they had rejected the slaves from the list of inhabitants, when the shares of representation were to be calculated, and inserted them on the lists when the tariff of contributions
was to be adjusted?
In Julie's set, as in many other circles in Moscow, it had been agreed that they would speak nothing but Russian and that those who made a slip and spoke French should pay fines to the Committee of Voluntary Contributions
Two hundred and fifty-seven francs, this was the modest contribution
of Switzerland to the American work.
He certainly did add `spirit' to the meetings, and `a tone' to the paper, for his orations convulsed his hearers and his contributions
were excellent, being patriotic, classical, comical, or dramatic, but never sentimental.
Miss Davidson again began the work of securing in various ways small contributions
for the new building from the white and coloured people in and near Tuskegee.
In the meanwhile she would be glad to know, before beginning the final chapters of her narrative, whether she may be permitted to make her humble contribution
complete, by availing herself of the light which later discoveries have thrown on the mystery of the Moonstone."
"We thank you," it ran, "for your excellent contribution
. All of us in the office enjoyed it immensely, and, as you see, it was given the place of honor and immediate publication.
But you have, Socrates, said Glaucon: and you, Thrasymachus, need be under no anxiety about money, for we will all make a contribution
"The Muirhead Library of Philosophy was designed as a contribution
to the History of Modern Philosophy under the heads: first of Different Schools of Thought--Sensationalist, Realist, Idealist, Intuitivist; secondly of different Subjects--Psychology, Ethics, Aesthetics, Political Philosophy, Theology.
Neither grandmother nor I could go out in the storm, so Jake fed the chickens and brought in a pitiful contribution
They kept along it for two days, during which, from the contribution
of many rills and brooks, it gradually swelled into a small river.
All this while Mr Jones was engaged in conversation with the serjeant; for that officer was entirely unconcerned in the present dispute, being privileged by immemorial custom from all contribution