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The decay and ruin of nearly all the "old families" in Ireland are among the penalties of disregarding it.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
In no part of the world,” he assured us, “were the Custom-house officers so strict, and the penalties so heavy.
Whoever infringed these rules incurred the penalties of high treason.
A few days later, the bill of pains and penalties against Duncombe passed the Commons.
Under the latter he was deprived of his preferment in Oxford, and under a harsher rule might have incurred yet graver penalties.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
After all, the penalties inflicted on the press, though not decreed by juries, were somewhat more severe than those of to-day.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
A dealer in the North of London suffered heavy penalties as a receiver of stolen goods in connexion with the affair.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
After a reaction Louis renewed his efforts to extirpate the iniquity, and his son Philip continued to inflict severe penalties.
Colds and Rheumatism are the pains and penalties anglers are liable to, who do not follow the above advice.
There may be great crimes on which such awful penalties should be visited; but, for the honor of the race, let them be few.

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pecuniaryadjective | [pi-kyoo-nee-er-ee ]SEE DEFINITION