The civil list, civil as it may be, would beg you to call again tomorrow.
The civil list, instead of being reduced, is every year enlarged.
The funds assigned some years before for the support of the civil list had fallen short of the estimate.
It has been pointed out that the German Emperor, as such, has no civil list.
The civil list consists chiefly of persons whose salaries will not do more than find them food and clothing.
Is there any time when the civil list will cease its demand?
The amount taken for his civil list—that is, for his personal expenses and for his household—is something enormous.
Begorra, just as soon as ever you place your tongue on the civil list, was his reply.
The papers with reference to the civil list were referred to a select committee, consisting of twenty-one members.
The civil list is so large that a personal knowledge of any large number of the applicants is impossible.