Usage examples for economical

  1. 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
  2. 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
  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. 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
  5. These experiments are of much scientific as well as economical interest. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  6. Still I find it hard to get along on this sum, though I am as economical as possible. – The Errand Boy by Horatio Alger
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. We should have to be very economical. – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  10. 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
  11. She was glad to lead a retired life, simply and naturally economical. – Juana by Honore de Balzac
  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. 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
  14. They have not been crushed out, as in Europe, by political or economical activity. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  15. 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
  16. It is also economical in fuel under such conditions. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum