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Usage examples for augmentation

  1. The civil list debts were to be paid off; with perhaps a pretty augmentation of income. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. But how great was the augmentation of infantry and cavalry authors vary so much, that I scarcely dare positively assert. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius
  3. For an augmentation of forty- five francs, or nine dollars, on the price of a first- class ticket, it will buy you a berth in a small pen which you must share with another animal, and be tossed hither and yon, night long, as in the berth of a Bermuda steamer. – Imaginary Interviews by W. D. Howells
  4. This gave to the proprietors of that fund an annual augmentation of no more than 80, 000l. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  5. In his fortieth year our Prophet came to a momentous decision, continued the Emir, unheeding the interruption, and I take a spear with me for every year of the Prophet's life, trusting that Allah will add to our number, at the prophet's intervention, should such an augmentation prove necessary. – The Strong Arm by Robert Barr
  6. An appropriate coat of arms, then a thing of much significance, was granted to him in augmentation of his own. – The Life of Columbus by Arthur Helps
  7. Argument to the effect that such an augmentation of public burdens ought to be accompanied by an extension of public privileges was not lost upon the members of the Conservative Government, and at the opening of the Riksdag of 1902 the Speech from the Throne assigned first place in the legislative calendar to a Suffrage Extension bill. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  8. Feebly manned, crazed by storms, and ready to fall to pieces from the ravages of the teredo, they were anchored on a lee shore, with a boisterous wind and sea, in a climate subject to tempests, and where the least augmentation of the weather might drive them among the breakers. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving
  9. It seems this was for the purpose of trying what additional customs could be levied on the Indian goods, towards payment of the compensation demanded; but several of the nakhadas, in consideration of former injuries, either staid away from the conference, or opposed the augmentation; wherefore the three Turkish officers took leave of Sir Henry, promising to give him notice of what was to be done, as soon as they had an answer from the pacha; and thus they departed again towards Mokha on the 9th June. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  10. The great augmentation of the servile class in the Southern States, compared with the West India colonies, has been thought to indicate a much milder form of slavery; but there are other causes, which tend to produce the result. – An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans by Lydia Maria Child
  11. That Prince has, as I have already advised the Committee, been obliged to consent to the augmentation of the marine. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  12. It is presumed that such an one might be formed as would secure an able and faithful discharge of their duties, and without any material augmentation of expense. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  13. As to the proposed augmentation of the council of state, and its union with the privy council and chamber of finance, it was passed over in perfect silence. – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Book II. by Frederich Schiller
  14. Another cause of backwardness in England is the " license" system, with its artificial augmentation of the value of all premises where alcoholic refreshment is provided. – The Automobilist Abroad by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
  15. It is scarcely necessary to give any definition of spontaneous fermentation, after what has been said on the subject; if it was, I would say it is that tendency which all fermentable matter has to decomposition, attended with intestine motion or ebullition, when sufficiently diluted with water, under a certain temperature of the atmosphere, the rapidity of which motion is always accompanied by an increase of temperature, or the change to a greater degree of heat generated within the body of the fermenting fluid, in proportion to the rapidity or augmentation of motion or ebullition excited. – The American Practical Brewer and Tanner by Joseph Coppinger
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