Thesaurus / impost
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Mr. Chamberlain omitted to mention the last-named impost, but no doubt that was his artfulness.
This type of arcade or window is found in early German work, except that, as a rule, there is a capital under the impost block.
All that remonstrance could gain was a postponement of the stamp act till some more acceptable form of impost could be devised.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
The impost of extraordinary tithe—the whole system of tithe—again, is doomed when once the country begins to live its new life.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
Akin to the tax that has just been described, at least in its nature as a direct impost, is the poll or capitation tax.
The lands of the public domain which should not be alienated were to be charged with a considerable impost.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
Even the ship-money Johnson would not pronounce to have been an unconstitutional impost.
The people had never complained of the amount of the taxes levied by impost; it was trifling.
We must at length imagine that they knew the country could bear the impost imposed upon it.
The upper part of the pier or abutment, where the arch rests—technically where it springs from—is the impost.
WORDS RELATED TO IMPOST
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