Usage examples for disposal

  1. Clearly with those at his disposal. – Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History by Auguste Sabatier
  2. The Princess Metternich put her salon at the Marquis's disposal, and he spent half his time teaching some of his pupils. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  3. The arm of the law, madame, is at the creditor's disposal. – Eve and David by Honore de Balzac
  4. If she could get all the children dressed fairly nicely for the sum at her disposal she had all the satisfaction of a successful day's shopping. – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  5. There is, he says, no marriage ceremony: " In those cases where I have witnessed the giving away of a wife, the woman was simply ordered by the nearest male relative in whose disposal she was, to take up her 'rocko, ' the bag in which a female carries the effects of her husband, and go to the man's camp to whom she had been given." – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  6. Hear this once more: man is master here below; matter is his; all forces, all means are at his disposal. – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  7. He placed himself, his wife and daughter, and his mansion at my disposal. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  8. Gentlemen- he interrupted- my fortune is at your disposal. – The Flag by Homer Greene
  9. It was arranged that I was to go over to Milnthorpe with Uncle Geoffrey, who was obliged to return home somewhat hastily, in order to talk to Deborah and see what furniture would be required for the rooms that were placed at our disposal. – Esther A Book for Girls by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  10. I did not know whether we could succeed in letting down the schooner from this height with the means we had at our disposal. – An Antarctic Mystery by Jules Verne
  11. Not on my account- but because my time is at the disposal of Horace Holmcroft. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  12. I heard of Zanoni's desire to honour the talent of Naples, and, with my usual courtesy to distinguished strangers, I sent to place my box at his disposal. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  13. He has the motor- boat at his disposal. – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  14. But let us ignore for the moment all that belongs to a remote past, the study of which would call for more space than we have at our disposal. – The Wrack of the Storm by Maurice Maeterlinck
  15. When I became Governor in January, 1851, there were a large number of offices at the disposal of the Governor and Council. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  16. But it is equally certain that he could not have found these rivers with the means at his disposal. – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  17. Finding the cab left at her disposal, Iris actually thanked him! – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  18. The palace grounds are at your disposal. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  19. My cottage is entirely at your disposal, Iris dear. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  20. He rode away without giving any instructions for his disposal or care. – The Rustler of Wind River by G. W. Ogden