How to use Bought-up in a sentence

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  • This company was bought up by the Citizen and Iron Steamboat Companies in 1865.

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  • But the laws have not been rigorously enforced of late years; and the ecclesiastical possessions seized by the state were thrown on the market simultaneously, and so realized very low prices, being often bought up by wealthy religious institutions.

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  • Miller, he was appointed manager of the Rensselaer & Saratoga railway, which he bought up when it was in a very bad condition, and skilfully reorganized; in the same way he bought and reorganized the Rutland & Washington railway, from which he ultimately realized a large profit.

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  • Copies were smuggled into England but were suppressed by the bishops, and William Warham, archbishop of Canterbury, even bought up copies on the Continent to destroy them.

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  • He also bought up various blocks of slum dwellings and converted them into model tenements, with the object of improving the conditions of the poorer classes of Dublin.

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  • Philadelphus (285-247), whose librarian was the celebrated Callimachus, bought up all Aristotle's collection of books, and also introduced a number of Jewish and Egyptian works.

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  • Under the provisions of this lex, large tracts of land were bought up and allotted to poor citizens.

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  • It was rapidly bought up and "did much to mend this bad world."

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  • In 1839 on the final dissolution of the kingdom of the Netherlands, Holland gave definite form to this right by fixing the toll, and by obtaining the assent of the powers to the arrangement which fettered the trade of Antwerp. In 1863 after long negotiations Belgium bought up this right - each of the powers interested in the trade contributing its quota - and the navigation of the Scheldt was then declared free.

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  • A treaty was made between Prussia and Hesse by which the two states together bought up the Hesse-Ludwig railway (the most important private company remaining in Germany), and in addition to this agreed that they would form a special union for the joint administration of all the lines belonging to either state.

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  • He soon, however, returned to literary interests, moved towards them by the sudden success of Tennyson; and in 1844 he published a small volume of Poems, which was not without individuality, but marred by inequalities of workmanship. It was widely criticized, both in praise and blame; and Patmore, distressed at its reception, bought up the remainder of the edition and caused it to be destroyed.

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  • In 1191 it bought up the territorial claims of the marquesses Del Carretto.

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  • They are also bought up by native chiefs at high prices for purposes of ostentation.

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  • In the Alleghenies, in 1799, he planned a settlement in what is now Cambria county, Pennsylvania, and bought up much land which he gave or sold at low prices to Catholic immigrants, spending $150,000 or more in the purchase of some 20,000 acres in a spot singularly ill suited for such an enterprise.

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  • The system of intercalation in the lunar calendar of the heathen Arabs was designed to secure that the feast should always fall at the time when the hides, fruits and other merchandise were ready for market, 4 and the Meccans, who knew how to attract the Bedouins by hospitality, bought up these wares in exchange for imported goods, and so became the leaders of the international trade of Arabia.

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  • They were backed up by formerly Liberal Bavarian journals which had been bought up by the Prussian great industrialists.

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  • But because The English Patient suddenly became enormous, someone bought up all his books.

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  • Whole streets are being bought up by Hebrew syndicates, whose first act is to serve notice on all Gentile tenants.

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  • Was it bought up from a medieval church undergoing restoration in the late 19th century?

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  • It is bought up in huge lots by liquidators and then sold to the public at deeply discounted prices.

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  • When they do, they tend to get bought up quickly.

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  • If your baby is being bought up within an organic lifestyle, you may be considering feeding him organic baby food and using organic toiletries and cleaning products.

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  • Although not all dresses are available in petite plus size, some dresses can be bought up to a size 28WP.

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  • In 2009, Zhu Zhu pets were being bought up in a frenzy and then resold online at much higher prices to parents who were desperate to get them for their children.

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  • Parker Brothers bought up the outstanding patent for The Landlord's Game for $500 and for $10,000 purchased the patent for another similar game, Finance, which had been marketed in Indianapolis.

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