Usage examples for importation

  1. It turned out to be largely a Peace Congress, but a protest, several addresses and a non- importation and non- consumption agreement was signed. – A History of the Republican Party by George Washington Platt
  2. The first clause of the ninth section says: " The migration or importation of such persons, as any of the states now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to they year 1808." Now the implication in this clause of the existence of the power in question, is as conclusive, as would be the express and positive grant of it. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  3. In that day, it looked as if this speculative importation of laborers from Europe was to form a material part of the domestic policy of the Northern States. – New-York by Cooper, James Fenimore
  4. The importation of cattle was forbidden by 15 Car. – A Short History of English Agriculture by W. H. R. Curtler
  5. You can strike me off the list of duogamists, Amoret, until the Servant Question is solved by some new invention of machinery, or the importation of Chinese. – Modern marriage and how to bear it by Maud Churton Braby
  6. Those who had scoffed at the Rochdale plan of cooperation, in the homely belief that any scheme made in America must necessarily be better than an English importation, came to see that self- confidence and independence must be tempered by willingness to learn from the experience of others. – The Agrarian Crusade A Chronicle of the Farmer in Politics by Solon J. Buck
  7. By their importation, however, the wages of all the men aspiring to the position have been cheapened. – Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business by Scott, Walter Dill
  8. The importation of slaves having declined, the year 1861 shows a white preponderance, since continued and substantially increased. – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson
  9. Either by importation or by purchase from his neighbor. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  10. But it was in organizing the importation of liquor from the Bahamas that McKay reached his heights. – The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards by Gerald Breckenridge
  11. I had also had another importation of goods through the gulf, which still added to my convenience. – Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.) by Robert Paltock Commentator: A. H. Bullen
  12. Every year for ten years the importation of British opium into China was to decrease in proportion to the decrease of native- grown Chinese opium, until at the expiration of the ten years the vanishing- point would be reached. – Peking Dust by Ellen N. La Motte
  13. The single fat thing on the soil was Marian herself; and she was an importation. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  14. It is an importation from England. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  15. This notion of the teacher's claim to filial reverence was of Chinese importation: an extension of the duty of filial piety to " the father of the mind." – Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn
  16. Their grievance eventually proved to be his own importation into the affair, of which Moreas had been telling them. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  17. But the Ox is a newcomer in the land, an importation of the Spanish conquest. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  18. I am to look into the matter, and to stop the importation of such goods, if possible. – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison
  19. Virginia met the act with rigid non- compliance, reasoned arguments, " friendly persuasion", non- importation of British goods, and finally, nullification of the act altogether. – The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783 by Virginia State Dept. of Education
  20. The free importation from abroad of goods which compete in our markets with the goods which " sweated" labour is applied to make, has the same effect upon the workers in " sweating" trades as the introduction of cheap foreign labour. – Problems of Poverty by John A. Hobson