He told us that the value of the stockings exported from Aberdeen was, in peace, a hundred thousand pounds; and amounted, in time of war, to one hundred and seventy thousand pounds.
In 1895 the value of the few hundred cars produced in the United States was one hundred and fifty thousand dollars; in 1910 the year's output of approximately two hundred thousand machines was worth two hundred and twenty-five millions.
Mr. Witherspoon (of New-Jersey) was of opinion, that the value of lands and houses was the best estimate of the wealth of a nation, and that it was practicable to obtain such a valuation.
The value of this time, as a commodity in the market, at a low estimate--only forty dollars a year--would be over A THOUSAND MILLIONS of DOLLARS!
The value of universal suffrage--the logical result of Jefferson's views of government--is still an open question, especially in cities.
The value of that document is, after all, a matter of speculation to you.
The value of that output is now 60 per cent, greater than it was in 1915.
Esthetic values apart--and, indeed, to all such values Patricia accorded a provisional respect--what most impressed her Stapyltonian mind was the fact that these books represented, in a perfectly tangible way, success.
Clutton Brock says, "The value of art is the value of the aesthetic activity of the spirit, and we must all value that before we can value works of art rightly: and ultimately we must value this glory of the universe, to which we give the name of beauty when we apprehend it."
From which facts I draw these conclusions: that if in the cutting of timber the main object is to preserve the stumps, cut your trees in the fall or winter; but if the value of the timber is any consideration, cut your trees in the spring after the sap has ascended the tree, but before any growth has taken place or new wood has been formed.
That is, because the only merit of a man is his sense; but doubtless the greatest value of a woman is her beauty; an homely woman at the head of a fashion, would not be allowed in it by the men, and consequently not followed by the women; so that to be successful in one's fancy is an evident sign of one's being admir'd, and I always take admiration for the best proof of beauty, as beauty certainly is the source of power, as power in all creatures is the height of happiness.
Their artistic value is but a reflection of all that they mean to those for whom they have made the nearer and habitually enclosing world."
Of so intrinsic a value to all, and not least to a general in the field, is the proud possession of an honest and God-fearing character, known and recognised.
And my market value is seventy non res."
All women start with these exaggerated notions of the value of being loved; few of them ever realize and rouse themselves, or are aroused, from their vanity to the truth that the value is all the other way.
The total value of it's exports in the year 1793, was 695736 dollars; the total of flower shipped in the year 1792 was 420000 barrels, and in the spring only of 1793 it exceeded 200000 barrels.
The capital value of the slaves was an increasingly powerful insurance of their lives and their health.
additional value which the bottle of Port has acquired, is the property of Common Room, and that Common Room has the power to give it to whom it chooses; and it does not seem to me fair to give it all to the Port-drinker.
Each grain was accordingly treasured and valued like a grain of gold, and the judge cautioned the boy to be careful in tying the bag; wheat in the grain is a slippery thing to handle, and he wished none of this to be lost.
The priceless value of the umbrella was the one clearly-defined notion that illuminated his poor devastated brain.
I exclaimed, in the bitterness of my heart, "Of what value is a fair fame?
The little value of the individual in comparison with the principles upon which the progress and happiness of the race depend is a lesson enforced by the analogies of Nature, as well as by the evidence of history and the assurance of faith.
The value of the work is its realism.
The value of this will be the more readily appreciated when we consider that air, unlike water and other non-elastic fluids, undergoes a rarefaction or impoverishment of density, and consequently of resisting power, accordingly as it is swept away by the rapid passage of impinging planes; the parts immediately behind, and to a considerable distance, being thereby relieved from the support they had previously experienced, and extending (and consequently becoming thinner) in order to fill up the space thus partially cleared away.
In the Punjab province, the extreme northwestern corner of India, adjoining Afghanistan on the west and Cashmere on the east, where the water supply comes from the melting snows of the Himalayas, the government receives a net profit of 10.83 per cent, and the value of the crop in the single year of 1902 was one and one-fourth times the total amount invested in the works to date.
* * * * * "It was stated that the cow took ill, and died on 23rd June last, and the purser now claimed the value of the animal, namely, L5O, and also a further sum of L5, being the loss which he sustained through the want of milk, butter, and cheese, supplied by said cow from the date of her death to the date of the raising of the action.
But the particular value of this book at the moment is its reminder that twice already has the House of Hohenzollern humbly pledged its All-Highest word to give constitutional government, only to resume "divine right" at the earliest convenient moment.
Notwithstanding the truth of the groom's protestations, its money value was exactly the quality that decided the animal's fate.
The actual poetic value of his verses is not first-rate by any means.
The value of the rouble in Perm at that time was about one penny.
The cultivation of this plant is yearly increasing in Persia, for there is an enormous demand for the drug in the country itself, to say nothing of the export market, the value of which, in 1871, was 696,000 rupees.
"Then, I take it that your value to Little Rivers is your cool hand with a gun," he said, "and the summons is to uncertainties which may lead to something worse than a duel.
The real value of the book is the picture it gives of the social and political life, and for this reason, it will always be read by those who want to know what English political methods and customs were like at the time of the passing of the Reform Bill of 1832.
Masaccio's peculiar value in the history of painting is his early combined power of applying the laws of perspective and representing human beings "in the round".
The present value to science of the many theories in relation to the sun is the impossibility of reconciling any two of them, and the fact that no two theorists can unite to pummel a third.
What Browning values is struggle.
And of what value was hereditary prestige, when he who now chopped the most wood, or best conned a stern-wheeler through the island mazes, attained the chiefest consideration of his fellows?
it is that which restrains those whose personal value is in itself great riches, from such considerable sacrifices as are demanded by intercourse with the world, let alone, then, from actually practicing self-denial by going out of their way to seek it.
Its essential value is not merely that it supplies, for the first time, a large and carefully collected fund of facts for the formation of sound opinions and the explosion of fallacies, but that it lays down lines of a new branch of social study, in the pursuit of which the most delicate intellectual interests will be identified with a close and absorbing devotion to the practical issues of life.
Of what real value were ideals of democratic reform to the peoples dwelling in Italy, Germany, or the Austrian Empire?
This shows that money values may be a most imperfect measure of aggregate wealth; for what money values represent is the product of the quantity of the commodity and its marginal utility, while aggregate wealth is total utility, which is a very different thing.
It is true, the prices assigned by the assize of Richard were meant as a standard for the accompts of sheriffs and escheators; and as considerable profits were allowed to these ministers, we may naturally suppose, that the common value of cattle was somewhat higher: yet still, so great a difference between the prices of corn and cattle as that of four to one, compared to the present rates, affords important reflections concerning the very different state of industry and tillage in the two periods.
Bruges alone sold annually to the amount of four million florins of stuffs of Spanish, and as much of English, wool; and the least value of the florin then was quadruple its present worth.
A horse was valued at about thirty-six shillings of our money, or thirty Saxon shillings u; a mare a third less A man at three pounds w. The board wages of a child the first year was eight shillings, together with a cow's pasture in summer, and an ox's in winter x. William of Malmesbury mentions it as a remarkably high price, that William Rufus gave fifteen marks for a horse, or about thirty pounds of our present money y. Between the years 900 and 1000, Ednoth bought a hide of land for about a hundred and eighteen shillings of our present money z. This was little more than a shilling an acre, which indeed appears to have been the usual price, as we may learn from other accounts a. A palfrey was sold for twelve shillings about the year 966 b. The value of an ox in King Ethelred's time was between seven and eight shillings; a cow about six shillings c. Gervas of Tilbury says, that in Henry I.'s time, bread which would suffice a hundred men for a day was rated at three shillings, or a shilling of that age; for it is thought that, soon after the Conquest, a pound sterling was divided into twenty shillings: a sheep was rated at a shilling; and so of other things in proportion.
The value of this ducat is about half-a-crown English money.
Both he and Mr. Dodge, however, agreed that there was an unheard-of temerity in thus resisting the people, and this too without a commensurate object, as the pecuniary value of the disputed point was of no material consequence to either party.
The only value to the picture is the record that it preserves of the parallelism of the three telescopes.
His request was readily granted by Chingook; for of what value was a squaw in the eyes of these Indian braves?
Wilson seems to mean not only that poetry has a moral effect, but that the moral value is the main intention.
Now the value of an ace in Seven-up (and seven is the uppermost word in the line in which our ace occurs) is four.