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129 examples of cheapened in sentences

True or not, I neither know nor care, save as it may have helped to cheapen it, ere I came.

She evidently had no desire to cheapen that which she would deny.

To have cheapened himself in the estimation of Liane Delorme and Phinuit and Monk was really to his advantage; for to persuade an adversary to under-estimate one is to make him almost an ally.

Yea, because he was such a person of honor Beelzebub had him from street to street, and showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a little time, that he might, if possible, allure that Blessed One to cheapen and buy some of his vanities; but he had no mind to the merchandise, and therefore left the town without laying out so much as one farthing upon these vanities.

To cheapen this sacred gift by forcing someone into submission by magic or force is an abuse of Love, and not what the gods had in mind for us at all.

Choosing the latter, he proceeded to the poet's shop, cheapened the article, and would have secured it without hesitation, had not the extortionate bard demanded the sum of three drachmas, nearly equal to half a dollar, for the poem, and refused to bate a fraction.

LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ. TUESDAY, MAY 2. Mercury, as the fabulist tells us, having the curiosity to know the estimation he stood in among mortals, descended in disguise, and in a statuary's shop cheapened a Jupiter, then a Juno, then one, then another, of the dii majores; and, at last, asked, What price that same statue of Mercury bore?

Everyone there knew: and speech would only have cheapened what we knew.

One of these triumphantly carried through Parliament a commercial reciprocity treaty with France, arranged by Mr. Cobden; and another, scarcely less notable, repealed the duty on paper,a measure of great importance for the facilitation of making books and cheapening newspapers, but both of which were desperately opposed by the monopolists and manufacturers.

A grant without service, a favour accepted without obligations, privilege without function, both cheapen and degrade.

trade with, deal with, have dealings with; transact business with, do business with; open an account with, keep an account with. bargain; drive a bargain, make a bargain; negotiate, bid for; haggle, higgle^; dicker [U.S.]; chaffer, huckster, cheapen, beat down; stickle, stickle for; out bid, under bid; ask, charge; strike a bargain &c (contract)

drive a bargain, drive a hard bargain; cheapen, beat down; stop one hole in a sieve; have an itching palm, grasp, grab.

It is the market of young lecturers, whom you may cheapen here at all rates and sizes.

2. The great fall of prices, due to cheapening of production and of transport during the last twenty years, benefits the poor far less than the rich.

In the case of the lowest classes of the towns, it is probable that the rise in rents offsets all the advantages of cheapened prices for other commodities.

If the cheapening of boots thus brought about doubles the sale of boots, one of the three "displaced" men can find employment at the machine.

If we look not merely at the growth of money incomes, but at the character of those products which have been most cheapened by the introduction of machinery, we shall incline to the opinion that the net gain in wealth- producing power due to machinery has not been equally shared by all classes in the community.

The growing means of communication among nations, the cheapening of transport, the breaking down of international prejudices, must, if they are left free to operate, induce the labourer to seek the best market for his labour, and thus tend to equalize the condition of labour in the various communities, raising the level of the lower paid and lower lived at the expense of the higher paid and higher lived. ยง 10.

She is to be seen in the market every morning at 10, cheapening fowls, which I observe the Cambridge Poulterers are not sufficiently careful to stump.

For this reason, though the right was at first bartered only for great sums, it later was so cheapened by the facility with which it could be obtained that it came to be said that if a person only gave a man some broken glassware he might become a citizen.

I am not going to write any more, not because I haven't lots to say, but because writing much or talking much about a thingbeing queer and Scots, it is hard for me to say loveseems somehow to cheapen it, profane it.

He did not cheapen them by making them common.

Let us then read without conviction such accounts as we may find tending to belittle the goodness or cheapen the virtues of Constanze or of Mozart.

It will be seen that the Postmaster-General suggests certain improvements in the establishment designed to reduce the weight of the mails, cheapen the transportation, insure greater regularity in the service, and secure a considerable reduction in the rates of letter postagean object highly desirable.

To know that others were indifferent to what she had thought important was to cheapen all present pleasure and turn the whole force of her desires in a new direction.

She was to keep certain people at a distance, she was not to cheapen herself by being seen at vulgar restaurants and tea-rooms, she was to join with him in fulfilling certain family obligations (going to a good many dull dinners among the number); but in other respects she was free to fill her days as she pleased.

It is the market of young lecturers, whom you may cheapen here at all rates and sizes.

To dodge rapidly in and sit down for a few minutes while she cheapened a couple of ounces of tea, afforded Dorothea an excellent chance of watching his further movements unseen.

A large portion of the crop, which already exceeds two hundred thousand tons, is exported to England as it comes from the field, and is there used in the manufacture both of wool and cotton to cheapen the fabric.

At the present rates of labor, the culture of flax cannot be revived in this region until the mode of curing and dressing it is cheapened; and there is reason to hope that this revolution is at hand.

If he accepted a pitiful drink in return for his official influence, he was guilty of a gross offense in cheapening the price of patronage.

As long as the foreign demand for Indian goods continues this tendency to cheapen the product will be noticed.

Even though the man at her side was officially her enemy she resented being put into a position that would cheapen her in his eyes.

He buys a library where the other would have cheapened a missal.

It was he left us the cheap tea; to cheapen it he did, that was at that time a shilling for one bare ounce.

God would not so cheapen human life, as to balance it with such a weight.

It proclaims him manintelligent accountable, guilty man, deserving death for having done his utmost to cheapen human life, and make it worthless, when the proof of its priceless value, lives in his own nature.

God would not cheapen human life, by balancing it with such a weight.

It proclaims him manrational, accountable, guilty, deserving death for having done his utmost to cheapen human life, when the proof of its priceless worth lived in his own nature.

God would not cheapen human life, by balancing it with such a weight.

It proclaims him rational, accountable, guilty, deserving death for having done his utmost to cheapen human life, when the proof of its priceless worth lived in his own nature.

The legislature, perceiving that Christendom would before long rank them with barbarians if they so cheapened human life, repealed the law, candidly assigning in the preamble of the new one the reason for repealing the oldthat it was 'DISGRACEFUL' and 'DEGRADING!

God would not so cheapen human life, as to balance it with such a weight.

It proclaims him manintelligent accountable, guilty man, deserving death for having done his utmost to cheapen human life, and make it worthless, when the proof of its priceless value, lives in his own nature.

God would not cheapen human life, by balancing it with such a weight.

It proclaims him manrational, accountable, guilty, deserving death for having done his utmost to cheapen human life, when the proof of its priceless worth lived in his own nature.

God would not cheapen human life, by balancing it with such a weight.

It proclaims him rational, accountable, guilty, deserving death for having done his utmost to cheapen human life, when the proof of its priceless worth lived in his own nature.

The legislature, perceiving that Christendom would before long rank them with barbarians if they so cheapened human life, repealed the law, candidly assigning in the preamble of the new one the reason for repealing the oldthat it was 'DISGRACEFUL' and 'DEGRADING!

The harvester has cheapened the cost of bread, and benefited the whole human race.

In Elizabeth's reign, prose became for the first time, with cheapened printing, the common vehicle of amusement and information, and the books that remain to us cover many departments of writing.

Virginia will hardly brook the opening of a rival Dahomey which shall cheapen into unprofitableness her rearing of slaves.

This brought the capital nearer to the great wheat-producing regions, so that the transport of grain and other taxes in kind to the capital was cheapened.

When I first, cheapened my lodgings, the landlady told me, that she hoped I was not an author, for the lodgers on the first floor had stipulated that the upper rooms should not be occupied by a noisy trade.

" "The reward is of no account," said Wilder, with an eagerness that might have over-reached itself, had not the individual with whom he was bargaining fastened his thoughts on the means of cheapening the other's services, with a steadiness from which they rarely swerved, when bent on so commendable an object as saving: "I seek for service.

So far, women and girls, exploited themselves, have been used as an instrument yet further to cheapen and exploit men.

Nay, the young working-girl is even "her own worst competitorthe competitor against her own future home, and as wife and mother she may have to live on the wage she herself has cheapened.

You see a man can't afford to cheapen himself.

A deaf man would think that he was cheapening a beaver, when he is talking perhaps of the fate of the British nation".]

Again, where prosperity was declining the planters were fairly sure to favor anything calculated to raise the prices of slaves which they might wish in future to sell, while on the other hand the people in districts of rising industry were tempted by programmes tending to cheapen the labor they needed.

Then, in the latter half of the eighteenth century, the great English inventions of spinning and Weaving machinery so cheapened the manufacturing process that the world's demand for textiles was immensely stimulated.

The new and really excellent gas engines now being brought into the market will, no doubt, create a healthy rivalry, and tend to cheapen these useful machines, and so bring them within the reach of many persons who have hitherto been prevented from employing them by their considerable first cost.

Now, quite as confidently, they point on to a new series of consequences, high probabilities that follow on all this tremendous development of swift, secure, and cheapened locomotion, just as they followed almost necessarily upon the mechanical developments of the last century.

The speeding up and cheapening of travel, and the increase in its swiftness and comfort will go on steadilywidening experience.

"I feared that you, too, might have misjudged methere in the woods at SยŽesthat I had cheapened myself to youthat

A good many of the once aristocratic vulgarities have been cheapened into absurdity already.

I understand one of the motives which influence the tardy action of these two States [Virginia and Maryland], They are a little afraid of the opening of the African slave trade, and the cheapening of negroes.

As it is, we take our tea and tobacco and coffee and sugar and wine and oranges and bananas and cheap bread and meat, all as a matter of course, but we could never have enjoyed them if international trade had not brought them to our shores, and if international finance had not quickened and cheapened their growth and transport and marketing.

They spend as much in a week as the squire do in a month, and don't cheapen nothing, and your cheque just whenever you like to ask for it.

"They think he was born in this house," Aaron replied doggedly, "and it's no for me to cheapen him.

" "Oh, Aaron, you pretend" "I was never very fond o' him," Aaron admitted, "but I winna cheapen Jean Myles's bairn, and when they chap at my door and say they would like to see the room Thomas Sandys was born in, I let them see the best room I have.

"It's a shilpit bit thing," he answered, "and I winna cheapen him.

"It was," he assented, "but it's no for me to cheapen him, so I let them see your new mahogany chair.

'We mauna cheapen him,' she said.

She wanted you to see that we hinna been cheapening you."

As much as Grizel herself, he loathed the notion that women have a thirsty eye on man; when he saw them cheapening themselves before the sex that should hold them beyond price, he turned his head and would not let his mind dwell on the subject.

The cost of living is much cheapened in consequence of their abundance, and surely nothing more wholesome can be placed on the table.

You cheapen and degrade yourself

They lounged about the quay, in waiting for their captain, cheapening fruits, chatting with the women in such Italian as they could muster, and affecting to understand the French of the old sea-dogs that drew near them, all of whom knew more or less of that universal language, with difficulty.

I am not one to cheapen the valor of British and British Colonials.

While I was waiting this morning at a shop-door, I listened to a beggar who was cheapening a slice of pumpkin, and on some disagreement about the price, the beggar told the old revendeuse

If one bushel of seed wheat could be so distributed by a drill as to produce 500 or 250 bushels at the harvest, certainly the staff of life would be greatly cheapened to the millions who lean upon it alone for subsistence.

" "You wish to cheapen and bargain with me," said Gotzkowsky with a hoarse laugh.

But the spectacle of the state taking life must tend to cheapen it.

She would often cheapen Goods at the New Exchange and when she had a mind to be attacked, she would send me away on an Errand.

When the poor girl was past recovery, Sir Robert sent for an undertaker, to cheapen her funeral, as she was not dead, and there was a possibility of her living.

The greatest man has passed his zenith, when he once begins to cheapen his style of work and sink into a book-maker: after that, though the newspapers may never hint at it, nor his admirers own it, the decline of his career is begun.

But Ham and I had lost a little fat ourselves, and we had learned a whole lot about the iniquity of selling goods that you haven't got, even when you do it with the benevolent intention of cheapening an article to the consumer.

For Josรฉ was a decent sort of a fellow and had no desire to cheapen his passion or cause the seรฑorita the pain of public gossip.

At home to be believ'd both young, and handsome, As Lilies that are cas'd in crystall Glasses, Makes up the wonder: shew it abroad 'tis stale, And still the more eyes cheapen it 'tis more slubber'd, And what need windowes open to inviting?

One dealer bought and sold all kinds of old and rusty pieces of iron; another, a woman, ill clad and with red eyes, displayed before her a dingy assortment of ragged clothes, which were cheapened by other spare and red-eyed women, who held almost naked children by the hand.

Nevertheless, the proposal to open the mints to the free coinage of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1 in the year 1896 threatened a sudden and marked cheapening of money.

The manufacturing-employers advocate "protection" which enhances the price of their products, while usually favoring "free trade" in immigration to cheapen their costs.

It is a noteworthy collateral fact that in the Lord Mayor of London's Pageant of 1590 there is a representation of the double advantage which would accrue if the unemployed poor were engaged to facilitate and cheapen the supply of fish to the City; and here we are, three centuries forward, with the want still very imperfectly answered.

These preliminaries completed, he sought to refrain from using, for his study at least, oriental stuffs and rugs which have become cheapened and ordinary, now that rich merchants can easily pick them up at auctions and shops.

That which was done in the ordinary way, that which was done through ordinary processes of causation, seemed to be cheapened and to lose its value.

Several times in the course of their acquaintance she had cheapened or humiliated him in his own eyes; and the sensation had been of a sharpness as yet unknown to him.

If a people assume that the fostering of its own manufactures is a cardinal necessity, it can secure that result either by the coarse process of compulsory duties upon all foreign importations, or by developing the ingenuity and skill which will so cheapen the manufacture itself as to make up the difference of outlay in wages.

The salt water, and all who live on it, are to be avoided by a wise man, Mr. Van Staats, except as they both serve to cheapen freight and to render trade brisk.

The prohibition of exports and the duties upon exports should be annulled, and especially the heavy export duty on coin and bullion, so as to cheapen and facilitate the purchase of imports and permit the precious metals, untaxed, to flow out freely from Mexico into general circulation.