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" A hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Seite xxxiv
von Samuel Johnson - 1806
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Government by Commissions Illegal and Pernicious: The Nature and Effects of ...

Joshua Toulmin Smith - 1849 - 380 Seiten
...was the definition given of the word " Excise " in Dr. Johnson's dictionary. It is there defined as " A hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged, not by the common judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid." This definition is true to the letter ; and is not...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Paris, Band 1

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1849
...a work as his Dictionary. In the first edition, published in 1755, the word EXCISE is explained as "A hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged, not by the common judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid!" Thus the public mind being highly sensitive, and easily...
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Notes and Queries

1876
...calls the bridge near the " Nelson " Inn, on the road between Morden and Ewell, over the * Kxciie, a hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged, not by the common judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom Excise is paid.— Johnson's Dictionary. little tributary that runs...
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Doctor Johnson: His Religious Life and His Death

Robert Armitage - 1850 - 539 Seiten
...Then, sir, old Mr. Sheridan has found out a very good reason." Johnson's definition of OATS was, " A grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people." Lord Elibank made a happy retort on this; "Yes," said he, "and where else will you see such horses...
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Notes and Queries

1876
...the next edition of the Dictionary, in 2 vols., 8vo., 1756. The meaning of " Excise " there stood, " a hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of property (Marvel)." It may be observed that, in giving the meaning to his words, the Doctor gets quit of a certain...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Band 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...paused, and felt some ' compunctious visitings' before h: accepted a pension himself 1 Oats he defines, ' n and silent shore, Shall we not meet, as heretofore, This gave mortal offence to the natives of Scotland, and is hardly yet forgiven ; but the best reply...
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Volume of cuttings of newspaper articles by J.T. Smith

Joshua Toulmin Smith - 1853
...permanent establishment of that everobuoxious Impost, which Dr. Johnson, In hU Dictionary, defines aa "a hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged, not by the common judges of property, but wretches hired by these to whom excise Is paid." Tbe results of this fraud and dishonesty have been...
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The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly ..., Band 12

1853
...the same category. The inconveniences arising from the use of maize, lentils, peas, rye, and that " grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people" (Johnson), chesnuts, almonds, &e , are due, according to our author, to the great demand they make...
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The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill: With Copious Notes and a ..., Band 2

Charles Churchill, William Tooke - 1854 - 356 Seiten
...interstices between the intersections. Cough — A convulsion of the lungs vellicated by some sharp serosity. Excise — A hateful tax levied upon commodities,...adjudged not by the common judges of property; but wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid. This defmition of the word Excise gave great offence...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF CHARLES CHURCHILL

W. TOOKE - 1854
...who were hired to vindicate the court. (Omitted in the recent editions of the Dictionary.) Oats — A grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people. Alias — A Latin word often used in the trials of criminals ; as Mallett alias Malloch ; (in the later...
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