As it is, I look to the Excise scheme as a certainty of maintenance; a maintenance!
You have been misinformed as to my final dismissal from the Excise; I am still in the service.
Our friend, Cunningham, will perhaps have told you of my going into the Excise.
Sich laughs, to be sure, we had about her and a young man of the Excise.
This brings us finally to the vexed problem of Customs and Excise.
I am one of those who think that the excise duties ought to be taken off.
My uncle explained to me all about the excise duties on tobacco.
Possibly, monsieur; for at St. Germain-en-Laye they have no excise to pay.
On that day there was no excise of the commodities of character.
A license to sell goods that have paid the duties or excise.