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Oh, but surely if we have to call ourselves Wurzel-Flummery it would count as earned income.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
It was claimed, as we have seen, that under free contract a man was paid what he earned and no law could make it more.
George Stephenson's son made for himself a fortune and a name, his friend earned poverty and neglect.
Dividends that are declared after a grant or bequest, though earned before, go to the legatee as income.
If the company succeeded, each stockholder earned a profit based upon the number of shares he owned.
Her mother could talk in her cheerful manner about what she could do with the two hundred dollar prize if she earned it.
During the disastrous campaign in Italy in 1800 he earned the further thanks of his chief.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He earned thirty-six francs a month by his position to support himself, but he was neat and skillful.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
They have then earned enough to go home and live like idle gentlemen, for at least twice that time, and then return to work.
Ramoun is equally proud of his wealth, earned by the sweat ofPg 119 his brow, and sternly refuses.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER

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