- Examples of usage:
- And alas dear reader not a syllable as you have perhaps noticed of poor daddy tottering on the brink of bankruptcy nor the slightest reference to brave young women going out alone in the cold cold world to earn their bread - "Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero" by F. Hopkinson Smith
- But I confess I don't like to see these huge combines and trusts deliberately pushing out the smaller men not by fair competition mind you but by unfair selling things below cost price until their competitors are in the bankruptcy court and then reaping a big harvest - "The Squire's Daughter" by Silas K(itto) Hocking
- Is it your son Nic Sedgett thinks to inform against me as once he swore to and to get his wage that he may step out of a second bankruptcy - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith
Word of the day
- homogeneity, plainness, simpleness.