PATRONAGE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of patronage
Definition:
n. sponsorship; support; state of being a sponsor
Example:
As a cooperative, we can return the profits of our successful operations to our members - the owners - in the form of a patronage refund.
Sentence in Classic:
Boris was now a rich man who had risen to high honors and no longer sought patronage but stood on an equal footing with the highest of those of his own age.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Empress Marya, concerned for the welfare of the charitable and educational institutions under her patronage, had given directions that they should all be removed to Kazan, and the things belonging to these institutions had already been packed up.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Jack Maldon shook hands with me; but not very warmly, I believed; and with an air of languid patronage, at which I secretly took great umbrage.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
If the villain had stopped here, his case would have been sufficiently awful, but he blackened his guilt by proceeding to take me into custody, with a right of patronage that left all his former criminality far behind.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Bumble thought it expedient to look down, and see that the boy was in good order for inspection by his new master: which he accordingly did, with a fit and becoming air of gracious patronage.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Regina had a strong prejudice against untrained assistance, and was induced to yield only by the fact that she owed the patronage of Mrs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Those who remained so injured the business of the street car company by staying off the cars, that the superintendent, manager and treasurer called personally on the editor of the Free Speech, asked them to urge our people to give them their patronage again.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett Context
Thus it is that in the country districts of the South, by written or unwritten law, peonage, hindrances to the migration of labor, and a system of white patronage exists over large areas.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context