# Sum Sentence Examples

- In 1831, from a study of the specific heats of compounds, he formulated "Neumann's law," which expressed in modern language runs: "The molecular heat of a compound is equal to the
**sum**of the atomic heats of its constituents." - The score against him reached the fateful
**sum**of forty-three thousand. - Depositors in savings banks represent about twentynine in every hundred persons, and in 1906 the
**sum**deposited amounted to £37,205,000 in the names of 1,152,000 persons. - Slater Fund, and the same
**sum**from the General Education Board. - Trading is not a "zero-
**sum**game." - AMICABLE NUMBERS, two numbers so related that the
**sum**of the factors of the one is equal to the other, unity being considered as a factor. - The books he read were chiefly historical, and on these he spent a certain
**sum**every year. - Let me
**sum**up a few of the elements that made Helen Keller what she is. - Of the rest of the
**sum**assigned to the ministry of finance (593/4 millions in all) 81/2 millions went in the expense of collection of revenue. - The one hundred and twenty-five dollars annually subscribed for a Lyceum in the winter is better spent than any other equal
**sum**raised in the town. - To this
**sum**the land and poll-tax and other direct taxes contributed £374,630. - This
**sum**represents the interest payable on government loans placed outside Australia, mainly in England, and the income from British and other capital invested in the country; the former may be estimated at £7,300,000 and the latter £8,000,000 per annum. - Of Spain, and costing the enormous
**sum**of £60,000. - As such, it was considered to represent the
**sum**of human knowledge at the beginning of the 20th Century. - The
**sum**received by the Post Office as rental in respect of private wires was £183,000. - Letters insured for a fixed
**sum**are not delivered under any circumstances. - Guicciardini reckoned the cost of the war to Leo at the prodigious
**sum**of 800,000 ducats. - Fortified by this exhaustive preparation, Aquinas began his
**Summa**Theologiae, which he intended to be the**sum**of all known learning, arranged according to the best method, and subordinate to the dictates of the church. - The Italian parishes had in 1901 a total gross revenue, including assignments from the public worship endowment fund, of 1,280,000 or an average of 63 per parish; 51% of this gross
**sum**consists of revenue from glebe lands. - When they heard that Arion had a large
**sum**of money with him they began to make plans to get it. - As to judgment debts, it is sufficient to say that, when by the judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction an order is made that a
**sum**of money be paid by one of two parties to another, such a debt is not only enforceable by process of court, but it can be sued upon as if it were an ordinary debt. - If she had no children, he returned her the dowry and paid her a
**sum**equivalent to the bride-price, or a mina of silver, if there had been none. - I'd lived so clement an existence that the
**sum**total of my exposure to mayhem came from the soft cushioned sofa fronting a wide screen television. - In each of a number of experiments he found that the weight of the silver iodide did not differ by one twenty-thousandth of the whole from the
**sum**of the weights of the silver and the iodine used. - His widow left a
**sum**of Ioo,000 francs to the Institut de France, to found in his memory scholarships in political economy or law. - After not a little hesitation, Hastings consented to allow the Company's troops to be used to further the ambitious designs of his Oudh ally, in consideration of a
**sum**of money which relieved the ever-pressing wants of the Bengal treasury. - Such a pair are 220 and 284; for the factors of 220 are 1,2,4,5,10,11,20,22,44,55 and 110, of which the
**sum**is 284; and the factors of 284 are 1,2,4,71, and 142, of which the**sum**is 220. - He may, in fact, be called the father of modern pathology, for his view, that every animal is constituted by a
**sum**of vital units, each of which manifests the characteristics of life, has almost uniformly dominated the theory of disease.since the middle of the 59th century, when it was enunciated. - Man himself cannot increase the
**sum**of motion; he can only alter its direction. - In the
**Summa**Catholicae Fidei contra Gentiles he shows how a Christian theology is the**sum**and crown of all science. - Both entered the country, but George William proved himself the stronger and occupied Ratzeburg; having paid a substantial
**sum**of money to the elector, he was recognized by the inhabitants as their duke. - Debitum, a thing owed), a definite
**sum**due by one person to another. - Taking into account the variations in wages and in the price of wheat, it may be calculated that the number of hours of work requisite to earn a
**sum**equal to the price of a cwt. - Of the
**sum**spent by the communes, about 1/2 goes for the sanitary service (doctors, midwives, vaccination), 3/4 for the maintenance of foundlings, i11 for the support of the sick in hospitals, and I~1 for sheltering the aged and needy. - A fourth of this
**sum**was to be handed to the communes to be employed on works of beneficence or education as soon as a surplus was obtained from that part of the annuity assigned for the payment of monastic pensions; and in Sicily, 209 communes entered on their privileges as soon as the patrimony was liquidated. - The liabilities of the fund (capitalized) amounted to 10,668,105, of which monastic pensions represented a rapidly diminishing
**sum**of 2,564,930. - She gets web hosting set up for the princely
**sum**of $30 a month. - "Well, they've sent you a tidy
**sum**," said Berg, eying the heavy purse that sank into the sofa. - The superintendent of police, who had gone that morning by Count Rostopchin's orders to burn the barges and had in connection with that matter acquired a large
**sum**of money which was at that moment in his pocket, on seeing a crowd bearing down upon him told his coachman to stop. - To find component forces equal to the composite or resultant force, the
**sum**of the components must equal the resultant. - The historian evidently decomposes Alexander's power into the components: Talleyrand, Chateaubriand, and the rest--but the
**sum**of the components, that is, the interactions of Chateaubriand, Talleyrand, Madame de Stael, and the others, evidently does not equal the resultant, namely the phenomenon of millions of Frenchmen submitting to the Bourbons. - Check out the restaurant's classic offerings such as dim
**sum**and dumplings, or branch out a bit with some airy pepper-salted squid. - You're better off visiting on a weekday, as it's one of the most popular dim
**sum**places in town (for good reason), and tends to be packed on Saturdays and Sundays. - It is estimated that Sardinia pays, in local and general, direct and indirect taxation of all kinds, 23,000,000 lire (920,000), a
**sum**corresponding to 35.44 lire per head. - They did, indeed, represent the aristocracy of wealth, for they had to pay a subscription of four louis, a large
**sum**at that time, besides six livres for attendance. - In ordinary banks the deposits amounted to £106,625,000, so that the total deposits stood at £143,830,000, equivalent to the very large
**sum**of £34, 18s. - Godfrey received a large
**sum**of money, was confirmed in the possession of Friesland, and on being converted to Christianity in 882, received in marriage Gisela, daughter of Lothaire II. - After the close of the war with Mexico Green was sent to that country in 1849 by President Taylor to negotiate concerning the moneys which, by the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the United States had agreed to pay; and he saved his country a considerable
**sum**by arranging for payment in exchange instead of in specie. - Nearly all the cable companies possess their own steamers, of sufficient dimensions and specially equipped for making ordinary repairs; but for exceptional cases, where a considerable quantity of new cable may have to be inserted, it may be necessary to charter the services of one of the larger vessels owned by a cable-manufacturing company, at a certain
**sum**per day, which may well reach £200 to £300. - Under the Pacific Cable Act 1901 the capital
**sum**of £2,000,000 was provided in the following proportions: United Kingdom, 5/18ths with 3 representatives including the chairman. - The value of the product has, however, proportionately increased, so that the
**sum**realized was little less, while less than half the number of men was employed. - Of this
**sum**260,000 was spent for religious purposes. - This
**sum**consists of 4,240,000 of naval expenditure proper, 220,000 for naval pensions and 380,000 for premiums upon mercantile shipbuilding. - ~x ndl- The
**sum**paid in interest on debt amounted to 17,640,000 - Long before I learned to do a
**sum**in arithmetic or describe the shape of the earth, Miss Sullivan had taught me to find beauty in the fragrant woods, in every blade of grass, and in the curves and dimples of my baby sister's hand. - It was then proposed to arrange a detector so that it was affected by the algebraic
**sum**of the two oscillations, and by swivelling round the double receiving antennae to locate the direction of the sending station by finding out when the detector gave the best signal. - In civil matters there is appeal from the giadice conciliatore to the pretore (who has jurisdiction up to a
**sum**of 1500 lire =~6o), from the pretore to the civil tribunal, from the civil tribunal to the court of appeal, and from the court of appeal to the court of cassation. - The demands for reimbursement at par represented a
**sum**of only 187,588 and the market value of the stock was hardly affected; while the saving to the Treasury was to be 800,000 per annum for the first five years and about double the amount afterwards. - The caliph was so well pleased with these jewels that he bought them and paid the merchant a large
**sum**of money. - That said, if I had to pick one function I think the Internet will turn out to "be," it is this: The Internet will become a repository and a set of applications for storing the
**sum**total of all life experiences of all people on earth. - In the future, every single person will have at his or her disposal the
**sum**total of the life experience of everyone alive. - She can add and subtract with great rapidity up to the
**sum**of one hundred; and she knows the multiplication tables as far as the FIVES. - Some years ago, the State met me in behalf of the Church, and commanded me to pay a certain
**sum**toward the support of a clergyman whose preaching my father attended, but never I myself. - He had fixed on that number because forty-three was the
**sum**of his and Sonya's joint ages. - Sometimes he staked a large
**sum**, but Dolokhov refused to accept it and fixed the stake himself. - Twenty-one rubles, he said, pointing to the figure twenty-one by which the total exceeded the round
**sum**of forty-three thousand; and taking up a pack he prepared to deal. - Once when making such calculations he wrote down his own name in French, Comte Pierre Besouhoff, but the
**sum**of the numbers did not come right. - Only when we have admitted the conception of the infinitely small, and the resulting geometrical progression with a common ratio of one tenth, and have found the
**sum**of this progression to infinity, do we reach a solution of the problem. - Dim
**sum**plates and tea are brought around by cart, and you select whatever appeals to you. - The general position which He takes up, that "the Sabbath is made for man and not man for the Sabbath," 2 is only a special application of the wider principle that the law is not an end in itself but a help towards the realization in life of the great ideal of love to God and man, which is the
**sum**of all true religion. - But in cases where a debt or instalment is in arrear and it is proved to the satisfaction of the court that the person making default either has or has had since the date of the order or judgment the means to pay the
**sum**in respect of which he has made default and has refused or neglected to pay, he may be committed to prison at the discretion of the judge for a period of not more than forty-two days. - Arganthonius, king of Tartessus in Spain, invited them to emigrate in a body to his dominions, and, on their declining, presented them with a large
**sum**of money. - As late as the accession of Assur-bani-pal and Samas-
**sum-yukin**we find the Babylonians appealing to their city laws that groups of aliens to the number of twenty at a time were free to enter the city, that foreign women once married to Babylonian husbands could not be enslaved and that not even a dog that entered the city could be put to death untried. - The plaintiff could swear to his loss by brigands, as to goods claimed, the price paid for a slave purchased abroad or the
**sum**due to him. - But the tendency is towards a system of charging a moderate
**sum**to cover the rent of the instrument and an additional fee per message. - Of the
**sum**spent by the provincial authorities, over half goes to lunatic asylums and over a quarter to the maintenance of foundling hospitals.