How to use Wealthier in a sentence
Far otherwise was it in the wealthier kingdom of Sweden.
As more nations become wealthier, they become more educated.
The Koningsplein is a large open square surrounded by mansions of the wealthier classes.
The wealthier metropolitan parishes became discontented with the form of local government to which they remained subject, and in 1897 Kensington and Westminster petitioned to be created boroughs by the grant of charters under the Municipal Corporation Acts.
Her father objected to this because he wanted a more distinguished and wealthier match for Andrew.Advertisement
This expansion of the trade of Venice resulted in the rapid development of the wealthier classes, with a growing tendency to draw together for the purpose of securing to themselves the entire direction of Venetian politics in order to dominate Venetian commerce.
Several special examples and other indirect indications show that the wealthier Romans possessed large familiae.
Within the bounds of Westminster are the royal palaces, the government offices and many other of the finest public buildings, and the wider area specified includes the majority of the residences of the wealthier classes, the most beautiful parks and the most fashionable places of recreation.
They brought with them large stores of provisions, which were freely distributed to all; they tried to succour the suffering populace in every way, and gave other assistance to the wealthier classes.
The Thugs were a well-organized confederacy of professional assassins, who in gangs of whom 10 to 200 travelled in various guises through India, wormed themselves into the confidence of wayfarers of the wealthier class, and, when a favourable opportunity occurred, strangled them by throwing a handkerchief or noose round their necks, and then plundered and buried them.Advertisement
On the shores of the lough several villages have grown into residential towns for the wealthier classes, whose work lies in the city.
It consists chiefly of the residences of the wealthier citizens of Sydney and is connected with the city by rail and tram.
While the houses of the poorer classes are mean and too often dirty, in marked contrast are the houses of the wealthier citizens, built generally in a style of elaborate arabesque, the windows shaded with projecting cornices of graceful woodwork (mushrebiya) and ornamented with stained glass.
The monarchy, now dominant, and far wealthier than before, rested upon the support of the great nobles, many of whom held their lands by feudal tenure, and constituted the royal Raad, or council.
But the work he left behind him is the best proof of his statesmanship. He found Denmark in ruins; he left her stronger and wealthier than she had ever been before.Advertisement
As early as 1730-1740, the great English public schools and universities began to attract the Scottish youths of the wealthier classes, and now good Scots is seldom heard in conversation and is not always written in popular Scottish novels.
The sela is gaudier and more ornamental generally; it is worn by the nobles and wealthier classes.
His civil reforms include the abolition of the system of prepaying taxes which had weighed heavily upon the wealthier proprietors, the elevation of the serfs into a class of free tenants, the remodelling of family and of maritime law.
Horses, introduced by Europeans and owned only by the wealthier classes, are found in Banjermasin and in Sarawak.
In the Gardens are vineyards and orchards of apple, pear, quince, plum and apricot; the houses of the wealthier inhabitants are imposing, built of a wood-framework on a stone foundation and filled in with sun-dried bricks.Advertisement
A further support was provided in the reform of 378 B.C. by the establishment of the symmories, or groups of tax-paying citizens; the wealthier members of each group being responsible for the tax payments of all the members.
Taken together with the liturgies, the " eisphora " placed a very heavy burden on the wealthier citizens, and this financial pressure accounts in great part for the hostility of the rich towards the democratic constitution that facilitated the imposition of graduated taxation and super-taxes - to use modern terms - on the larger incomes.
The "House of the Black Heads," a corporation or club of foreign merchants, was founded in 1330, and subsequently became the meeting-place of the wealthier youth of the place.
He believes that excessive indulgence in it is confined to a comparatively small number of the wealthier classes of the community.
They are Mahommedans; polygamy is practised only by the wealthier classes and is a waning institution.Advertisement
The peasants retain their distinctive dress, long discarded, except on festivals and at court, by the wealthier classes.
Apart from the wealthier landowners, who speak French fluently, and send their children to be educated in France, they use the Catalan dialect of Spanish.
The following year saw the work of Sulla undone; the tribunate was restored, and the administration of justice was no longer left exclusively to the senate, but was to be shared by it with the wealthier portion of the middle class, the equites and the tribuni aerarii.
All the wealthier men, both in the countryside and in the towns, were required to take up the duties as well as the privileges of membership of the military household of the king.
Nor di,d this seem impossible; he owned a far broader and wealthier domain beyond the Channel than did his nominal suzerain King Louis VII., andwhat was of more importancehe far excelled that prince both in vigour and in capacity.
But even in the wealthier abbeys we find traces of thriftless administration, idleness, self-indulgence and occasionally grave moral scandals.
They were wealthier than ever, yet did little to justify their existence; indeed the spirit of the age was so much set against them that they found it hard to keep up the numbers of their inmates.
The Lords were at this time, as a matter of fact, not merely wealthier but wiser than the Commons; and it is no wonder that, in days when the Commons, by passing the Septennial Act, had shown their distrust of their own constituents, the peers should show, by the Peerage Bill, their distrust of that House which was elected by those constituencies.
Both Celtic chiefs and Norman nobles founded convents after Henry II.'s time, but the latter being wealthier were most distinguished in this way.
The wealthier inhabitants have summer residences at Beilan near the summit of the pass, long a stronghold of freebooting Dere Beys and the scene of the victory won by Ibrahim Pasha in 1832, which opened Cilicia to his advance.
They all symbolize certainty and sameness in a volatile universe, where the world's wealthier people are offered a cornucopia of choice.
At this latter privilege, which perhaps formed the strongest bulwark of the authority of the Eupatridae, a severe blow was struck (c. 621 B.C.) by the publication of a criminal code by Draco, which was followed by the more detailed and permanent code of Solon (c. 594 B.C.), who further threw open the highest offices to any citizen possessed of a certain amount of landed property (see SoLON), thus putting the claims of the Eupatridae to political influence on a level with those of the wealthier citizens of all classes.
And the sooner we get machines to do the things they can do, freeing up people to do what they can do, the happier and wealthier we all will be.
A poor person with free access to the Internet at the library is wealthier than a poor person with free access to just a library.
However, if they are getting wealthier over time, even if the rich are getting wealthier faster, the poor will tend to accept the system more.
Then, as a nation grows wealthier, tax rates could fall in terms of percentages because the nation is making so much more money.
As people grow wealthier (as the whole world will), they typically spend more money on food, though it is less as a percentage of overall income.
The wealthier a nation gets, the more it stands to lose in war, and the less marginal utility it gains in conquest.
As the poorest nations become wealthier, they too will grow less and less inclined toward war.
This time the objective is not to ' cleanse the master race ', but to make the masters wealthier.
The supercilious man boasted about his salary, knowing that he was much wealthier than those around him.
First, Britain was the epicenter of the Industrial Revolution, and this boom in industry meant not only that society as a whole was wealthier but that a new class of wealthy merchants emerged.
Asian culture determines paler women to be wealthier, as their skin, in theory, does not have as much exposure to the sun from hard labor.
A low school ranking could encourage wealthier people to send their children to private schools instead.
While wealthier men always wore something to shade their eyes when out riding or walking, their sun hats were less likely to be made of straw than a light fabric like linen or even silk.
From characters to storylines, what you do in your faction affects if your city becomes wealthier and industrious or poorer and less popular.
While being poor in and of itself is unlikely to be the root cause, teens living in poverty may be more likely to have parents who do not supervise their children's activities as much as in wealthier families.
Many of the newer clerks are not familiar with the store's regulations regarding coupon use, especially if you shop at a store in a wealthier community.
The duchy of Savoy in his days became a kingdom, and Sardinia, though it seemed a poor exchange for Sicily, was a far less perilous possession than the larger and wealthier island would have been.
Protected as they were by the right of self-government, exempted from military service, and endowed with considerable allotments of good land, these colonies are much wealthier than the neighbouring Russian peasants, from whom they have adopted the slowly modified village community.