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The increased use of linen paper in place of the costlier parchment helped in the popularization of letters.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME III (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
The bazaars are not roofed; and here also the costlier portion of the wares is kept under lock and key.
A VISIT TO THE HOLY LAND, EGYPT, AND ITALYIDA PFEIFFER
The woman had some features that would be called noble if they were worn in connection with costlier apparel.
LIGHTS AND SHADOWS OF NEW YORK LIFEJAMES D. MCCABE
I wish your potters sought nothing costlier, and dug in their own grounds for it.
IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS AND POEMSWALTER SAVAGE LANDOR
But hard and costly as the Dutch war had proved, a far graver and costlier struggle seemed opening in its train.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME VI (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
The material principally used in the costlier modes of embalming appears to have been asphalt; wax was more rarely employed.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Though he rarely bought wine, he often bought a costlier drink—laudanum, for his own drinking.
THE REAL SHELLEY, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
The silk we employ for our costlier fabrics is of the kind which we import from Piedmont and the southern provinces of France.
THE ARTS AND CRAFTS OF OLDER SPAIN, VOLUME III (OF 3)LEONARD WILLIAMS
Heriot immediately answered that if the King would come and visit him he would show him a costlier fire.
EDINBURGHROSALINE MASSON
Competition and the costlier working of the tin-mines have caused many of them to be abandoned.
ENGLAND, PICTURESQUE AND DESCRIPTIVEJOEL COOK

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