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Usage examples for donation

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Yu'd better keep thic donation. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  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. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Very well, then, I've simply had a donation party of my own, that's all. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. The minister's donation party was an annual affair in Moreville. – Bob the Castaway by Frank V. Webster
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