Usage examples for inflation

  1. There was steady inflation. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  2. The table on the preceding page points to a distinct downward tendency in our export of woollen manufactures, a tendency which has been only partly checked by the inflation of 1895. If this were the whole truth about our woollen trade, it might be conceded that here at any rate Mr. Williams had made out his case. – Are we Ruined by the Germans? by Harold Cox
  3. Instead of exploiting the public the aim is service- reduction of prices instead of inflation. – Deep Furrows by Hopkins Moorhouse
  4. Grant's approval of this act and his veto in the previous year of the " inflation bill" must always be regarded as highly commendable public services. – Ulysses S. Grant by Walter Allen
  5. Added to the other terrible evils brought upon the country by the war for the suppression of the great rebellion, in the demoralization incident to all great wars, and to the expenditure of vast and unheard of amounts of public money; to the giving out of immense contracts, by which sudden and vast fortunes were made; the inflation of the currency, which engendered speculation, profligacy, extravagance, and corruption, by the intense desire to get suddenly rich out of the government and without labor, and the inventions and schemes generally to get money out of the treasury for the benefit of individuals without regard to the interest of the government. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  6. We can look with confidence to 1972 as the year when the back of inflation will be broken. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. But the real cause lay in the nature of the economic processes which had produced the periodical cycles of inflation and collapse during the nineteenth century. – Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 by Charles A. Beard
  8. But I now met with a new and unlooked for difficulty, in the sudden inflation of prices in labor and material. – Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity by Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
  9. We expected to make quite a sum by this first important undertaking, but owing to the inflation of the currency, which occurred before the work was finished, our margin of profit was almost swallowed up. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  10. As a matter of fact, both were grumbling because prices had come back to their natural level after an unnatural inflation. – A Short History of English Agriculture by W. H. R. Curtler
  11. The proof that the three angles of a triangle are equal to two right angles looked for in the inflation of the circle. – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  12. If Mr. Stanley's antagonist had been a vehement advocate for clerical learning as the great essential to his profession, he would have been the first to caution him against the pride and inflation which often attend learning, when not governed by religion. – Coelebs In Search of a Wife by Hannah More
  13. As she arose from her chair, she felt a sharp stitch in her left side; so sharp, that she caught her breath in half inspirations, two or three times, before venturing on a full inflation of the lungs. – All's for the Best by T. S. Arthur
  14. Its depth shows itself no longer in confusion, obscurity, and inflation, but lies open before us in simple clearness. – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  15. I know too well that writers may operate like the Federal Reserve banks, except that in literature there is no limit to inflation. – Definitions by Henry Seidel Canby
  16. In addition, certain characters that can not be expressed easily by measurements, such as inflation of the auditory bullae and the curvature of the zygomatic arch, were observed. – Subspeciation in the Meadow Mouse, Microtus montanus, in Wyoming and Colorado by Sydney Anderson
  17. The Face is the first Part that appears bloated, from the Pustules there first attaining their utmost Size: and this inflation is sometimes so considerable, as to look monstrous; the like happens also to the Neck, and the Eyes are entirely closed up by it. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  18. Business is good and there are still powerful forces working in the direction of inflation. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  19. The inflation, in spite of the fact that the fuel chosen was scarcely the best for the purpose, was conducted remarkable expedition, and on being released, the craft travelled one and a half miles into the air, attaining a height estimated at over 6, 000 feet. – The Dominion of the Air by J. M. Bacon
  20. The rate of inflation is down. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various