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Usage examples for liquidation

  1. His father is in moderate circumstances, deriving a comfortable subsistence from a small farm, but is able to lay by a very small surplus every year, and this he feels it necessary to hold in reserve for the liquidation of the mortgage held by Squire Haynes. – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  2. Meanwhile, commercial liquidation was proceeding normally and, as always, painfully. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  3. It may have a future as the land- port of Germany on the east, as Hamburg is on the west, and as a commercial and financial centre for the new nations; but for the next few years it will be in industrial and financial liquidation, as the imperial banks and businesses reorganise and redistribute themselves among the nations. – The New Germany by George Young
  4. A rule of law, and the liquidation of these goon gangs and storm troops and private armies. – Null-ABC by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
  5. Still again two years later, when the German cruiser Panther made moves to establish a base at Agadir on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, Europe approached the verge of war; but Germany found the financial situation against her, backed down, and eventually took a strip of land on the Congo in liquidation of her Morocco claims. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  6. The Metzer Zeitung for the twentieth of October announced the liquidation of twenty properties in the Moyeuvre Grande district, and of eleven in that of Sierek. – Fighting France by Stephane Lauzanne
  7. Liquidation, you understand, is not the same as failure. – Eugenie Grandet by Honore de Balzac
  8. They bow daily to the sun with folded hands, and believe that he is of special assistance to them in the liquidation of debt, which the Bhunjias consider a primary obligation. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  9. An expenditure of 15 billion dollars for war liquidation, occupation, and national defense is a large sum for a year which begins 10 months after fighting has ended. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  10. But liquidation, though a necessary preliminary to payment, is not payment, and does not preclude a continuance of borrowing; and in August we find that Morris was still pressing for more money, still drawing drafts, in happy forgetfulness of his promises not to do so, and still keeping Franklin in anxious dread of bankruptcy. – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
  11. Thus by gradual stages and without any sensational " closing out sales" the refreshment business was steadily going into a state of liquidation, even the lemon sticks being reduced to a liquid. – Pee-wee Harris by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  12. No sooner had Ravenel and Garnet got the Land Company into its living grave, than Gamble and Bulger, with Leggett looming mysteriously in their large shadows, forced the Construction Company into liquidation by a kind demand upon Mattox, Crickwater, and Pettigrew for certain call loans of two years' standing, accepted in settlement their shares of the Widewood lands wrested from the Land Company, and then somehow privately induced Garnet to take those cumbersome assets off their hands at a round cash price. – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  13. M. le Duc said, upon this, " There are at least eighty thousand families, the whole of whose wealth consists of these effects; how are they to live during this liquidation?" – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 13 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon
  14. Persevere; follow the usual modes of liquidation, and something will come of it!" – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  15. In medium- sized businesses, where goods and organization equal, or even exceed, in importance, the personal activity of the manager, whose larger connection is also non- transferable, various forms of liquidation are possible. – The Jewish State by Theodor Herzl Commentator: Louis Lipsky Alex Bein
  16. So there's only one thing left to do and that is- go into liquidation. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  17. Gisco, their general, had however been prudent enough to send them back severally in order to facilitate the liquidation of their pay, and the Council had believed that they would in the end consent to some reduction. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
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