Usage examples for provisions

  1. My request was granted, and having provided ourselves with a long tent and the necessary provisions we started on our journey. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  2. They've got the Dutch provisions and Calvert claims they could hold out for weeks. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  3. Such, unfortunately are the only provisions of the will. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  4. When he left the railway- station, Mr. Fogg had told Passe- partout to purchase some provisions and then he quietly went home. – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  5. " Plenty of water and provisions he said quietly. – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  6. Moreover, with my Chinese comes up a cook for every twenty men, whom I pay, and provisions of their own which they buy. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  7. While the demand for labour, and the price of provisions therefore remain the same, a direct tax upon the wages of labour can have no other effect than to raise them somewhat higher than the tax. – On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation by David Ricardo
  8. Where are you going to hide your provisions now you've got them so beautifully tied up? – My Home In The Field of Honor by Frances Wilson Huard
  9. We were once very short of provisions in the winter time. – Indian Boyhood by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
  10. He sold us some provisions – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
  11. Mr Cupples, see my orders carried out, and have the provisions properly divided among the boats. – Sunk at Sea by R.M. Ballantyne
  12. His duty was to wait on the butler and attend the servants' door, to take in provisions delivered there. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  13. Quere, has it been lowered again, now that the price of provisions is fallen? – Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3 by Henry Hunt
  14. Provisions and water enough for six days have been brought. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  15. The next thing would be to hold our own, as long as the provisions last, and trust to the chapter of accidents; but this is impossible in the present temper of both soldiers and citizens. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  16. The next day, the Governor sent three captains, every one his way, with horsemen and footmen to seek provisions to pass the desert. – A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557 by A Gentleman of Elvas
  17. Might even give us a right smart load of provisions into the bargain. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  18. Having already been out much longer than we had expected to be, there were left only provisions for two days. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  19. There's twenty- eight of yer, all told, includin' the women and kids; and the longboat'll just comfortably hold yer all, with provisions and water for three weeks. – Turned Adrift by Harry Collingwood
  20. You say you are going inland to search for that man, and for a while I go that way, but though I have my base camp there is the question of provisions if you come with me. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss