Usage examples for collection

  1. The stock in trade of such a house is usually a collection of photographs of the girls who are " on call." – Commercialized Prostitution in New York City by George Jackson Kneeland
  2. But you have a noble collection; what a joy a rose- garden is! – Fernley House by Laura E. Richards
  3. I will have my bank send it direct for collection, with instructions to wire immediately if paid. – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  4. You were beginning the collection for it when I went away! – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  5. But later I took him out of the collection. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  6. To the extent that this is true, our conclusion that out of town collection items do not affect New York clearings must be modified, and it becomes a matter of importance whether these items are large or small. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  7. It had Vaughan's collection in it, all bound together. – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  8. Nelatha's prayers were suddenly cut short, and a collection of gasps was heard from the watching crowd. – Si'Wren of the Patriarchs by Roland Cheney
  9. He had a most interesting collection. – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  10. Never put in the collection box less than ten per cent. – The Cynic's Rules of Conduct by Chester Field Jr.
  11. His most famous work is " The Christian Year," a collection of sacred poems. – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  12. Every bit of steel in that collection has been used by you in your trade. – The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton by Wardon Allan Curtis
  13. And I've a little collection that might intewest you...." – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  14. Ay, ay- I know- You have a choice collection of words. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  15. When Monsieur Turlutu made a collection, he always behaved with the most delicate tact as he drew near me, and looked in the opposite direction when I put a small coin in his little three- cornered hat. – The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine
  16. It was formerly in the Borghese collection. – The Lure of the Camera by Charles S. Olcott
  17. But when he reached his desk he found his secretary hard at work upon the collection of material for the play as if nothing had happened. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  18. A large collection of ancient plate is also kept here. – Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad by Various
  19. There is no difficulty about that in itself; the difficulty comes in in the method to be employed in its collection. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  20. The gentleman has himself pronounced the collection of duties, under existing laws, to be nothing but robbery. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster