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That which is given in exchange for something else; cost.
[L. expendo, to pay out]
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Norris had not the least intention of being at any expense whatever in her maintenance.
People in Europe desiring to join the excursion--contagious sickness to be avoided--boating at the expense of the ship--physician on board--the circuit of the globe to be made if the passengers unanimously desired it--the company to be rigidly selected by a pitiless "Committee on Applications"--the vessel to be as rigidly selected by as pitiless a "Committee on Selecting Steamer.
It seemed callous to Philip, but when he tried to reason with her she pretended to think he was concerned with the expense.
This I decided to sell, in order to get a little money for travelling expenses.
If I knew the items of election expenses I could scare him.
What was the matter with you was that the expense hurt you.
She doesn't care for the expense," he said to himself, pleasantly.
What is the expense of cutting your reflections short, Mr.
But the expenses of starting the Entertainment are beyond the reach of any means we possess.
I asked the bearer if His Majesty had afforded a sum in aid of my travel expenses.
Pope Julius the Second was assisted in reaching the papacy by a reputation for liberality, yet he did not strive afterwards to keep it up, when he made war on the King of France; and he made many wars without imposing any extraordinary tax on his subjects, for he supplied his additional expenses out of his long thriftiness.
Louis; which, in consequence of the expenses and risks of a long land carriage, were furnished them at an immense advance on first cost.