Usage examples for expense

  1. He only understood that she wanted, and it was his pleasure and purpose to supply that want at his own expense – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. " You will spare no expense she directed, " and don't let me see him again until he looks like some one. – Ruggles of Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. It was always the same, which not only saved expense but also the trouble of thinking. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  4. This produced a laugh at " Bean's" expense – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  5. At the expense of the country, to be sure. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  6. Had it up in the city, on expense – Miss Lulu Bett by Zona Gale
  7. Come 'Squire- if I stay over Sunday with you, you must at least take supper at my expense – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  8. Helen had to have a new evening gown and an afternoon dress; she ought really to have a new set of furs, but that was out of the question, because of the terrible expense of the dance. – I Walked in Arden by Jack Crawford
  9. " Well, that will only be a first expense – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  10. In their case, moreover, the pittance had to meet every expense – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker
  11. At her expense in 1886 a party of twenty- four families was sent to the Wolseley settlement, an estate acquired by purchase, about seventeen miles from King William's Town, where full preparations for their reception had been made by a committee. – The Portland Peerage Romance by Charles J. Archard
  12. Just think of the trouble and expense – The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford
  13. No one had wished her to come, and the expense of her coming had been paid for her over and over again. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  14. On the contrary, with half the expense it will be much easier to have you out to join him, and you will live in peace and plenty. – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz
  15. Will it not be a great expense to feed so many people? – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  16. " And we had gone to no end of trouble, Miss Walker, and a good deal of expense Margaret finished. – Molly Brown's Senior Days by Nell Speed
  17. But I assure your Excellency that everything has been done-" " You think it absolutely impossible to save him now- if no expense is spared? – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  18. After all the expense of his illness, he was very poor in these days, and had come with difficulty in a 'bus. – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  19. It is merely a question of time and meeting the necessary expense – The-Grand-Canyon-of-Arizona-how-to-see-it by James, George Wharton
  20. Mr. Collingwood turned out the loose change in his pocket and told me not to spare expense – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch