Usage examples for valuation

  1. Subscribers for stock were allowed to pay the amount of their subscriptions in town lots, at five or six times their real value; others paid in personal property at a high valuation and some paid the cash. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  2. He knew, moreover, the probable amount of Martha's fortune, and could make a shrewd guess at the Doctor's circumstances; but if the settlements were to be equal, each must give his share its highest valuation in order to secure more from the other. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  3. It was with the keen eyes and just mind of childhood that Susy estimated, and there is little to add to her valuation – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  4. Our readers must forgive us for dwelling at some length upon the distance of the orb of day, since this measurement is of the highest importance; it serves as the base for the valuation of all stellar distances, and may be considered as the meter of the universe. – Astronomy for Amateurs by Camille Flammarion
  5. But what we cannot arrive at is even a rough valuation of the sums he earned in these branches of employment. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  6. I am ready, at a fair valuation to pay the exact value of your house and land; but upon this condition- that you quit the parish within one month! – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  7. As much as can be told by any single fact is told by this; its valuation being wholly in the hands of the geologists. – The Ethnology of the British Islands by Robert Gordon Latham
  8. Let him be sold with the rest of the cargo, or I will take him myself at a valuation – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  9. Such quantitative considerations in the Lake Superior region serve not only to guide the general conduct of the exploration and development work, but in some cases as a basis for valuation both for commercial and taxation purposes. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  10. Here was a man who meant to do things, things eminently worth a man's time and strength; and yet, for all his high purposes, there was no look, no tone, to indicate that he held himself at a higher valuation than those for whom he meant to labor. – Lahoma by John Breckinridge Ellis
  11. In case, however, the situation of those farms and lands should be considered by the United States to be of public and political importance, and the United States Government should signify a desire to obtain possession of the whole, or of any part thereof, the property so required shall be transferred to the said Government, at a proper valuation to be agreed upon between the parties. – Studies in Civics by James T. McCleary
  12. Mr. Lamb walked away with a new valuation of things. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  13. Attached to the valuation of plant there was a deed of partnership between Sechard senior and his son. – Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I by Honore de Balzac
  14. The value of the exports of the last year amounted, according to the valuation on which the accounts of the Inspector- General are founded, to 30, 424, 184l. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  15. Well, the total valuation which I have made comes to fifteen thousand three hundred and ten francs; your half of which is seven thousand six hundred and fifty- five francs, so that your share amounts, in all, to fifty thousand one hundred and fifty- five francs. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  16. Why, even if the man had gained, in money, fifty thousand dollars by tavern- keeping in a year, he had lost a jewel in the innocence of his boy that was beyond all valuation – Ten Nights in a Bar Room by T. S. Arthur
  17. I'll trade you my kicking third team at a valuation and you can pay me after harvest. – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss
  18. Poor Mr. Latham, he has not yet gotten beyond money valuation of friendship; but then it is probably because he has had no chance. – People of the Whirlpool by Mabel Osgood Wright
  19. To- day these mills would show a valuation of five millions. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  20. Indeed, he believed, and uttered a few rough words to express it, that ten dollars would be an excessive valuation even if Potts were utterly destroyed. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson