Usage examples for Bankrupting

  1. " And, then, there is the great and statesmanlike movement for the conservation of our national resources, into which Roosevelt so energetically threw himself at a time when the nation as a whole knew not that we are ruining and bankrupting ourselves as fast as we can. – The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt by Oliver Remey Henry Cochems Wheeler Bloodgood
  2. Paying postage on daily letters to Canada is swiftly bankrupting me; then, too, it is a long time since I had a square meal. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  3. What must have been the fortune of a man who was able to distribute out of his own lands, and surely without bankrupting himself, about 100, 000 jugera? – Public Lands and Agrarian Laws of the Roman Republic by Andrew Stephenson
  4. Under this two- dollar vote we cannot do it without bankrupting the town. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  5. For a consideration paid to them they have assisted in bankrupting their states, and reducing the people who trusted and honored them to a state of servitude, scarcely less oppressive than the old system of African slavery. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  6. The national debt has been reduced to the extent of $ 86, 057, 126. 80 during the year, and by the negotiation of national bonds at a lower rate of interest the interest on the public debt has been so far diminished that now the sum to be raised for the interest account is nearly $ 17, 000, 000 less than on the 1st of March, 1869. It was highly desirable that this rapid diminution should take place, both to strengthen the credit of the country and to convince its citizens of their entire ability to meet every dollar of liability without bankrupting them. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. And as in the case of Rome, the games are bankrupting it. – Frigid Fracas by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  8. But, dear girls, I stored away a fund of health and experiences that I can now draw upon without bankrupting myself. – Natalie: A Garden Scout by Lillian Elizabeth Roy