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Usage examples for rebate

  1. Whether the shipper or the railroad is to blame makes no difference; the rebate must be stopped, the abuses of the private car and private terminal- track and side- track systems must be stopped, and the legislation of the Fifty- eighth Congress which declares it to be unlawful for any person or corporation to offer, grant, give, solicit, accept, or receive any rebate, concession, or discrimination in respect of the transportation of any property in interstate or foreign commerce whereby such property shall by any device whatever be transported at a less rate than that named in the tariffs published by the carrier must be enforced. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. For many years the rebate hung over the American business world, a thing whose existence was half admitted, half denied, a kind of ghostly economic terror that seemed persistently to drive the small corporation to bankruptcy and the large corporation to dominating influence. – The Railroad Builders A Chronicle of the Welding of the States, Volume 38 in The Chronicles of America Series by John Moody
  3. I call on the Congress to act by April 1. If you do- and I hope you will- the Treasury can send the first check for half of the rebate in May and the second by September. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. Only Norris and Hawkins refused to be downcast; Norris, because he had been accustomed to battle, and had learned through discipline to rebate his natural qualms; with Hawkins, it was his dulled moral sense. – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  5. Here the main burden of the complaint was the railroad rebate. – The Railroad Builders A Chronicle of the Welding of the States, Volume 38 in The Chronicles of America Series by John Moody
  6. They dignify chosen men, listen to such as are set over them, know how to preserve their post, to discern occasions, to rebate their own ardour and impatience; how to employ the day, how to entrench themselves by night. – Tacitus on Germany by Tacitus
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