reckless expenditure

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Such are his jealousy and hatred of me, that if he knew his daughter had opened her heart to me, he would render her life miserable with his reproaches; although--this is the inconsistency and selfishness of his character--although if he knew that every penny she had came from me, he would not relinquish one personal desire that the most reckless expenditure of her scanty stock could gratify.
The labour of digging and watering, the anxious zeal with which I pounced on weeds, the poring over gardening books, the plans made as I sat on the little seat in the middle gazing admiringly and with the eye of faith on the trim surface so soon to be gemmed with a thousand flowers, the reckless expenditure of pfennings, the humiliation of my position in regard to Fraulein Wundermacher,--all, all had been in vain.
It is almost irrelevant what caused the recession - the fact is that this reckless expenditure over a prolonged period has now resulted in a process of very painful readjustment.
Chris Keates, general secretary of NASUWT, the largest teachers' union in Wales and the UK, said: "Teachers across Wales will be stunned by yet another example of reckless expenditure by the GTCW.
Reckless expenditure at home (Germany) and a period of baroque religious enthusiasm, `the time of sifting,' during the 1740s led .