If he honestly earns the money he should have it as an earning, not as a gratuity.
He recommended that a gratuity should be given them to undertake some manufacture.
The Chancellor, however, expected in return for the patents in question a gratuity which was thought excessive at Ferrara.
It is the pastime of the rich and their gratuity to the poor.
In Asia, the gratuity was called "Navodku" or whisky money; in Europe, it was "nachi," tea money.
But I really suppose that he has little probability of getting any gratuity.
When you receive a present, it would be an offence to the donor to dismiss the porter without a gratuity.
Yet not one of these attentions calls for a gratuity if they are examined fairly.
You have friends and well wishers; but which of them will advance you four or five thousand pounds, as a gratuity?
Liberty can never be a gratuity, it must always be an achievement.
1520s, "graciousness," from French gratuité (14c.) or directly from Medieval Latin gratuitatem (nominative gratuitas) "free gift," probably from Latin gratuitus "free, freely given" (see gratuitous). Meaning "money given for favor or services" is first attested 1530s.