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 importation of cattle was forbidden by 15 Car. – A Short History of English Agriculture by W. H. R. Curtler
  3. 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
  4. Either by importation or by purchase from his neighbor. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. It is an importation from England. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  16. 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
  17. 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