That the import duties on necessaries of life were too high, and that the cost of living in Johannesburg for workmen was too high.
Who fetches you your silks, and your linens, and your wines, and all the other necessaries of life?
Artificers to build mills, cattle, and other necessaries for establishing the plantation, were sent over.
The produce of the farm is amply sufficient to provide them with all necessaries.
Into this tower were to be put along with the prince all sorts of provisions and necessaries, with a few servants to attend him.
And how long do you expect your body to be equal to providing the necessaries of life for hire?
As a matter of course, a producers' society will enforce the axiom: No luxuries for any until the necessaries are supplied to all.
It must have been sheer withholding the necessaries of life.
If a labourer can go and produce any kind of wealth, and exchange it for food and necessaries, of course he may do so.
Powder and other necessaries he obtained from frontier trading-stations.
late 14c. "needed, required, essential, indispensable," from Old French necessaire "necessary, urgent, compelling" (13c.), and directly from Latin necessarius "unavoidable, indispensable, necessary," from necesse "unavoidable, indispensable," originally "no backing away," from ne- "not" + cedere "to withdraw, go away, yield" (see cede). The root sense is of that from which there is no evasion, that which is inevitable. Necessary house "privy" is from c.1600. Necessary evil is from 1540s (the original reference was to "woman").
mid-14c., "needed, required, or useful things; the necessities of life; actions determined by right or law," perhaps from Old French necessaire (n.) "private parts, genitalia; lavatory," and directly from Latin necessarius (n.), in classical Latin "a relation, relative, kinsman; friend, client, patron;" see necessary (adj.).