Thesaurus / mulct
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He fixed 500,000l. as a mulct for an insult offered to himself, and then a rebellion broke out in consequence of his violence.
There are companies of them, who guarantee to cure anything, and skilfully mulct the sick of their last penny.
AS A CHINAMAN SAW USANONYMOUS
This swore, the mulct for blood was strictly paid: This, that the fine long due was yet delayed.
MOSAICS OF GRECIAN HISTORYMARCIUS WILLSON
If he come into debt by Contract, or Mulct, the case is the same.
But incidentally, they're going to mulct every other cattle owner in the state.
THE TRAIL HORDECHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
The mulct implied remissness on their part as guardians or foster-parents of the infant.
THE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND CAPITAL PUNISHMENT OF ANIMALSEDMUND P. EVANS
Our handbags were taken out of the room, doubtless to be examined at leisure by the old woman, and mulct of anything valuable.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
But her presence even there was a crime, and a mulct of another gale of rent was levied off Jeremiah Sullivan.
THE LAND-WAR IN IRELAND (1870)JAMES GODKIN
There are loans that mulct us of our self-respect, just as some rebuffs from a friend's lips sweep away our last illusion.
THE MAGIC SKINHONORE DE BALZAC
The mulct of thirty pounds upon Russian passports is only intended for the subjects of Russia.
THE LIFE OF GEORGE BORROWCLEMENT K. SHORTER
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