PERQUISITE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of perquisite
Definition:
n. any gain above stipulated salary; extra payment
Example:
The perquisite attached to this job makes it even more attractive than the salary indicates.
Sentence in Classic:
Men began to pride themselves on having nothing to do with their own government, and to agree tacitly with those who regarded public office as a private perquisite.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
As for the chance episcopal perquisites, the fees for marriage bans, dispensations, private baptisms, sermons, benedictions, of churches or chapels, marriages, etc.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
For even the high lifted and chivalric Crusaders of old times were not content to traverse two thousand miles of land to fight for their holy sepulchre, without committing burglaries, picking pockets, and gaining other pious perquisites by the way.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context