Usage examples for ration

  1. He said, " You thieving rat, I'll teach you to try to cheat me out of my candy ration!" – The Hated by Frederik Pohl
  2. Morning was breaking as the work was finished, and bread and cold meat were served out, with a full ration of grog. – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty
  3. The instructions which Hullin had given concerning the provisions were executed on the same day, and each received his half ration. – The Invasion of France in 1814 by Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian
  4. " Dead rats," said the ration- corporal with a grin. – The Amateur Army by Patrick MacGill
  5. He had the rum drawn from the barrel in his storeroom and served out to the men, a ration daily.... – The Sea Bride by Ben Ames Williams
  6. He hopped off the ration cart he was riding, caught them, and tied them behind the cart. – Average Americans by Theodore Roosevelt
  7. Rice was an occasional ration in Basra, and a daily ration higher up, where it took the place of potatoes. – In Mesopotamia by Martin Swayne
  8. Ration parties took as much as seven hours to accomplish one round journey. – Short History of the London Rifle Brigade by Unknown
  9. Is a lady who has five husbands entitled to five rations, and is a lady who only owns the fifth of a National Guard to have only one- fifth of a ration? – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  10. Up to this time, they had lived on such food as they had, served out in a pair of cocoa- nut shell scales, the ration being a pistol- ball's weight per man morning, noon, and night, a teaspoonful of rum or wine, and a quarter of a pint of water. – The Naval Pioneers of Australia by Louis Becke and Walter Jeffery
  11. It was the custom for a ration party to go out each night and get up the grub. – A Yankee in the Trenches by R. Derby Holmes
  12. Titus had no whiskey ration, or the means of obtaining liquor. – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic
  13. A pint a day was his daily ration, the only nourishment he could digest. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  14. This ration will keep the breeding ducks in good flesh but there will be no difficulty in their getting too fat. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum