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Usage examples for wages

  1. Flemming gave him half his summer wages. – Hyperion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  2. And getting no wages! – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. They get good wages. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  4. " I do see my way," persisted Cosmo, " to paying for my wages with my work, but I see it to nothing more. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  5. I'll give her an extry month's wages, and-" " You will, hey? – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  6. " Well," said Fin inside, " there is no man, alive or dead, that has wages on me but Gilla na Grakin, and I would rather see that fellow here than the wages of three men." – Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland by Jeremiah Curtin
  7. The servant said nothing, but did his work the second year as he had done it the first; and when at the end of this, likewise, he received no wages, he made himself happy, and still stayed on. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  8. It would mean a mighty big wages bill. – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  9. More wages- more food- more leisure- more joy! – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  10. The wages was too low. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  11. I want to earn my wages, you know. – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  12. What wages d'you get? – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  13. Wages are but the means to an end; the end is individual, domestic and social welfare, and it is only a half measure to supply the means unless something is also done to secure the end. – Crime and Its Causes by William Douglas Morrison
  14. Therefore, by the order of the master, were the servants placed on board wages. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  15. And yet I'd like to lose that bet- make it a month's wages? – Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters by Henry Wallace Phillips
  16. These are the wages of glory! – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  17. Let us suppose it to be agreed that the capital of L800 shall receive the wages of one workman. – On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage
  18. Thorpe intended to offer good wages for good men. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  19. As for our wages, maybe they'll seem a little high, but that's easy arranged. – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
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