1 Nor was this appropriation of any parcel of land, by improving it, any prejudice to any other man, since there was still enough, and as good left; and more than the yet unprovided could use.
2 This request the Legislature had complied with to the extent of granting an annual appropriation of two thousand dollars.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter VII.
3 After the complete moral collapse which had sent her to Atlanta and to Rhett, the appropriation of her sister's betrothed seemed a minor affair and one not to be bothered with at this time.
4 Its two slopes have been appropriated for the monumental hillock.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—NAPOLEON IN A GOOD HUMOR
5 The interior of the barricade, that species of tiny courtyard appropriated from the street, was bathed in shadows, and resembled, athwart the vague, twilight horror, the deck of a disabled ship.
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6 Bonacieux was acquainted with all the turnings and windings of this part of the Louvre, appropriated for the people of the household.
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7 The room communicated, on one side, with her father and mother's apartment; on the other, with that appropriated to Miss Ophelia.
8 Long after dusk, the whole weary train, with their baskets on their heads, defiled up to the building appropriated to the storing and weighing the cotton.
9 Lord Ravenshaw and the duke had appropriated the only two characters worth playing before I reached Ecclesford; and though Lord Ravenshaw offered to resign his to me, it was impossible to take it, you know.
10 So, she appropriated the greater part of the weekly stipend to her own use, and consigned the rising parochial generation to even a shorter allowance than was originally provided for them.
11 He that is nourished by the acorns he picked up under an oak, or the apples he gathered from the trees in the wood, has certainly appropriated them to himself.
12 Probably no one but a soldier would have answered such a call promptly; and, indeed, no one but a soldier could be called, for Congress had appropriated no money for salaries and expenses.
13 At this moment two women entered, bringing salvers filled with ices and sherbet, which they placed on two small tables appropriated to that purpose.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 77. Haidee.
14 I cannot describe the delight I felt when I learned the ideas appropriated to each of these sounds and was able to pronounce them.
15 Many of them appropriated several houses, chalked their names on them, and quarreled and even fought with other companies for them.