source of income

See: livelihood
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There was still the hunting establishment which Nicholas had even enlarged, the same fifty horses and fifteen grooms in the stables, the same expensive presents and dinner parties to the whole district on name days; there were still the count's games of whist and boston, at which- spreading out his cards so that everybody could see them- he let himself be plundered of hundreds of rubles every day by his neighbors, who looked upon an opportunity to play a rubber with Count Rostov as a most profitable source of income.
The chief source of income on his sister's estate was from the riverside meadows.
Mr Wegg finds leisure to make a little circuit, by reason that he folds his screen early, now that he combines another source of income with it, and also that he feels it due to himself to be anxiously expected at the Bower.
Having his own peculiar source of income, he was irregular in his attendance at his work; so he had a late breakfast, and remained at home for the morning writing a long letter to a friend.
This certainly had not a profitable appearance, and I shook my head as if I would imply that it would be difficult to lay by much accumulative capital from such a source of income.
The teachers said that non payment of salaries has added to their financial woes as their only source of income is the salary they receive from the school and in the prevailing price hike situation, how can they meet their daily food and other expenses and run a family if this lonely source of income is blocked.
My real source of income is the lectures I delivered abroad, he added.
Lahore -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has arrested, Friday Ahmad Ali Goraya Inspector Police on the allegations of corruption and corrupt practices and accumulation of assets beyond known source of income worth millions of rupees.
Sources said RDA has no source of income; therefore, it was considering different schemes since the last two months to generate income.
EACC had told the court that the only justifiable source of income is Kiamba's salary and the total net salary for the period of interest being August 2009 to February 2015 was indicated as Sh5.8 million.
However, the senators of Balochistan noted well that smuggling is the only source of income of the people living in border areas and unless those people are provided with an alternate source of income, the government should not curb it.
It is a source of income for thousands of Yemenis who have inherited or are selling it.