Usage examples for economical

  1. Burke's great scheme of economical reform was also put into operation, cutting down the pension list and diminishing the secret service fund, and thus destroying many sources of corruption. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  2. These experiments are of much scientific as well as economical interest. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  3. My father had given her sixty thousand francs and charged her to be economical – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  4. He was already bent upon some definite achievement, and was thoughtful for the sake of selecting the economical and effectual way. – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  5. Mrs Grove was bent on being agreeable, to all present, and she thought " the economical dodge" was as good as any, considering her audience. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  6. Economical use demands even distribution through the soil so that a sufficient amount is in every part. – Right Use of Lime in Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  7. He was extremely economical for example, always ate his dinner on his shop counter, first spreading out a newspaper to catch the crumbs. – The Three Heron's Feathers by Hermann Sudermann
  8. They have not been crushed out, as in Europe, by political or economical activity. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  9. Nuts are raised in great abundance, for they also supply the base for a spread just as appetizing and more economical than butter. – Life in a Thousand Worlds by William Shuler Harris
  10. There was so much stock breeding that it was more economical for a family to buy meat, milk, and eggs, than to maintain animals itself. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  11. This writing took up a large part of his time, and the labour was sometimes so severe that he could barely get through it; yet he would not allow himself a clerk, being economical in that one thing only. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  12. Our habits are economical and prudent, perhaps timid. – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville
  13. She was glad to lead a retired life, simply and naturally economical – Juana by Honore de Balzac
  14. Still I find it hard to get along on this sum, though I am as economical as possible. – The Errand Boy by Horatio Alger
  15. We should have to be very economical – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  16. You know how sorry you were we hadn't been more economical and made our money last long enough to travel in England, instead of having to stop short after a splash in London. – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  17. It is also economical in fuel under such conditions. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum
  18. My economical reforms were not, as his Grace may think, the suppression of a paltry pension or employment, more or less. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  19. Coal is a tremendous item in the cost of production, and a competent, economical engine- man can be sure of good wages and a choice of berths; he is desired like a good domestic servant. – Tales of the Five Towns by Arnold Bennett