Sentence Examples with the word LETTING OUT

Each little change in the administration engendered a multitude of others, so that the modest attempts at reform were found to be like the letting out of water.

Effected by the pulley drawing in or letting out a part of the band or rope which has been roughened or in which a knot has been tied.

The census as a method of valuation was revived; the important and productive land taxes were placed on a more definite footing; while, above all, the substitution of direct collection by state officials for the letting out by auction of the tax-collection to the companies of publicani was made general.

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The counts of Mansfeld, who, many years before, had started the mining industry, made a practice of building and letting out for hire small furnaces for smelting the ore.