overflowing treasury

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  • With an overflowing treasury in the Union Pacific, Harriman immediately turned his face toward the East. Cited from The Railroad Builders, John Moody
  • The same feebleness, which left the poor soldier to perish in the desert, has brought an overflowing treasury nearly to default. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 6, April, 1858, by Various
  • An overflowing Treasury has led to habits of prodigality and extravagance in our legislation. Cited from A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Richardson
  • We have yet scarcely recovered from the habits of extravagant expenditure produced by our overflowing Treasury during several years prior to the commencement of my Administration. Cited from A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Richardson
  • The Athenians had a magnificent navy, an overflowing treasury, and a city impregnable to direct attack. Cited from Early European History, By Hutton Webster
  • An overflowing Treasury had produced habits of prodigality and extravagance which could only be gradually corrected. Cited from A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Richardson
  • The various interests which have combined together to impose a heavy tariff and to produce an overflowing Treasury are too strong and have too much at stake to surrender the contest. Cited from Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Andrew Jackson, by Richardson
  • That such innovations would he the necessary and unavoidable result of an overflowing treasury in a state thus democratic is so obvious, that nothing can be more absurd than to lay the blame of the change upon Pericles. Cited from Athens: Rise and Fall, by Lytton, Book 5
  • Here you will find the most noble self-abnegation on the part of the artist, and the finest of all spectacles --that of a triumphant creator of works which are in themselves an overflowing treasury of artistic triumphs. Cited from Thoughts out of Season Part One, F. Nietzsche
  • An overflowing Treasury, however it may be regarded as an evidence of public prosperity, is seldom conducive to the permanent welfare of any people, and experience has demonstrated its incompatibility with the salutary action of political institutions like those of the United States. Cited from A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Richardson
  • Assur-nazir-pal left to his successor an overflowing treasury, a valiant army, a people proud of their progress and fully confident in their own resources, and a kingdom which had recovered, during several years of peace, from the strain of its previous conquests. Cited from History Of Egypt, Volume 7 (of 12), by G. Maspero
  • Accordingly; finding himself in possession of quiet as well as of an overflowing treasury, he proceeded to realize the pious intentions of David in regard to the house of God, and thereby to obey the last commands which had been imposed upon him before he had received the crown. Cited from Palestine or the Holy Land, by Michael Russell
  • He showed how hollow was the hope of steady aid from the hot but reckless and unprincipled Duke of Burgundy, and how different now was the condition of France under a king of consummate sagacity and with an overflowing treasury to its distracted state in the former conquests of the English. Cited from Last of the Barons, by Lytton, Book 6
  • Why, sir, the donations and benevolences, the allowances of claims upon flimsy and untenable grounds, and other extravagant and unnecessary expenditures that are granted by Congress and the executive departments, while you have an overflowing treasury, will amount to the half of that sum annually. Cited from The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10), by Various
  • It asserts that the priesthood forms a league as rigorous as that over which the Guises ruled and against which the Huguenots struggled; that the church has its myriads of societies, committees, agents, an overflowing treasury, the favor of the government, a single aim -- an infallible ruler. Cited from Thirty Years In Hell, by Bernard Fresenborg

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