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Usage examples for donation

  1. The church was closely shut, but Mr. Sheldon found the clerk, who, in consideration of a handsome donation, took him to the vestry, and there showed him the register of marriages- the last entry therein. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  2. I am president of a loan company, and if you will not accept a donation, you will at least accept a loan on a long note." – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  3. The trouble, so went her theory, was all due to a confusion of the bribe with the donation to the hospital. – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  4. Such a thing as their son attempting a joke at the donation supper never occurred to Mr. or Mrs. Henderson. – Bob the Castaway by Frank V. Webster
  5. Yu'd better keep thic donation. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  6. The minister's donation party was an annual affair in Moreville. – Bob the Castaway by Frank V. Webster
  7. Jason Lee came up from the Cascades, in a boat, to visit Mr. and Mrs. Woods on their donation claim. – The Log School-House on the Columbia by Hezekiah Butterworth
  8. There is another donation of some stone- work in front of the temple, and Hostilius, at his own expense, cut away the rock to smooth the approach to the shrine. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  9. The first Indian that made her a visit on the donation claim did not leave a favorable impression on her mind. – The Log School-House on the Columbia by Hezekiah Butterworth
  10. Very well, then, I've simply had a donation party of my own, that's all. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  11. I've heard about a donation often enough, but I never saw one." – Winter Fun by William O. Stoddard
  12. But the Rajah's family is so little satisfied with this bountiful and liberal donation to Gunga Govind Sing, that they desire that several purgunnahs, or farms, that are mentioned in the application made to the Council, should be separated from the family estate and given to this man. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  13. For the present you must expect no special donation in return, but the sympathy of the prince for your masterpiece fully justifies this attention. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  14. That Sunday they all went to meeting at Benton Village; and it seemed to Susie Hudson that all she heard about, except while the minister was preaching, was " the donation." – Winter Fun by William O. Stoddard
  15. This is some sardonic jest, in keeping with his donation of a thousand dollars to the Mission Hall, given with one hand and taken away with the other. – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley
  16. Among the Trumbull papers is an appeal from the local relief committee for help to start Ross's newspaper again, and a donation from Trumbull of two hundred dollars for this purpose. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  17. The Earl of Bath, for instance, accompanied a donation of 50l. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  18. It may cause you to sacrifice a part of your property to pay this tax, but the road will be of great advantage to the public, and you must make this donation to help the enterprise. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  19. Does he think that she earns nothing, and that what he gives her of his money is a donation for which she gives no return? – What a Young Woman Ought to Know by Mary Wood-Allen
  20. They went on the train, for Jack had given up his motor car as his donation to the war fund. – Shelled by an Unseen Foe by James Fiske
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