PECUNIARY in a Sentence

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pecuniary
 a.  relating to money; requiring payment of money
Classic Sentence:
1  He would then have suffered under the pecuniary distresses which, because they are removed, he now reckons as nothing.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47
2  He gave us to understand that in our children we lived again, and that, under the pressure of pecuniary difficulties, any accession to their number was doubly welcome.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
3  To leave this metropolis,' said Mr. Micawber, 'and my friend Mr. Thomas Traddles, without acquitting myself of the pecuniary part of this obligation, would weigh upon my mind to an insupportable extent.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
4  My dear Copperfield, a man who labours under the pressure of pecuniary embarrassments, is, with the generality of people, at a disadvantage.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
5  The victim, from my cradle, of pecuniary liabilities to which I have been unable to respond, I have ever been the sport and toy of debasing circumstances.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
6  The most unpleasant thing of all was that his pecuniary interests should in this way enter into the question of his reconciliation with his wife.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 3
7  What Vronsky attacked first as being the easiest was his pecuniary position.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 19
8  The Petersburg attitude on pecuniary matters had an especially soothing effect on Stepan Arkadyevitch.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 20
9  Noirtier; I will suffer, without complaint, the pecuniary deprivation to which he has subjected me; but I shall remain firm in my determination, and the world shall see which party has reason on his side.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
10  d'Epinay will be frightened at this pecuniary loss.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
11  In confirmation of this, she related the particulars of all the pecuniary transactions in which they had been connected, without actually naming her authority, but stating it to be such as might be relied on.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 43
12  I next drew up that will to which you so much objected; so that if anything befell me in the person of Dr. Jekyll, I could enter on that of Edward Hyde without pecuniary loss.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
13  Formerly all pecuniary questions, especially requests for money to which, as an extremely wealthy man, he was very exposed, produced in him a state of hopeless agitation and perplexity.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence:
1  Seldom earning enough to cover their expenses, folk dance teachers work because they love dancing, not because they expect any pecuniary reward.