Sentence Examples with the word english system

In 1898 also the municipal franchise, hitherto confined to ratepayers, was greatly widened; in 1900 the English system of compensation to workmen for accidents suffered in their trade was adopted with some changes, one of the chief being that contested claims are adjudicated upon cheaply and expeditiously by the same arbitration court that decides industrial disputes.

These American corporations had the usual English system of borough government, consisting of a mayor, aldermen and councilmen, who carried out the simple administrative and judicial functions needed br the then small communities.

In the ordinary English system of upward or drainage irrigation, ditches are dug all round the field.

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The twelve senior thegns of the hundred play a part, the nature of which is rather doubtful, in the development of the English system of justice.