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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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Band 1

James Boswell - 1860
...published ' A Dictionary of the English Language,' in which are the following words : " ' EXCISE, n. 8. 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 author's definition being observed by the commissioners...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides, Band 34

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 Seiten
...treason to his country"*. *' PENSIONER [a slave of state hired by a stipend to obey hi* matter}. " OATS [a grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people}. " EICISC [a hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of property,...
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The Pulpit of the American Revolution: Or, The Political Sermons of the ...

John Wingate Thornton - 1860 - 537 Seiten
...Dr. Johnson's inveterate prejudice against the Scotch. In his dictionary the Doctor defines oats as " a grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people." Bute was believed to be, by his personal influence, the evil genius of George III. and of England,...
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Catalogue of Upwards of Fifty Thousand Volumes on Sale

Willis and Southeran - 1862
...12», 1755 7368 TBis first edition contains many of the fierce definitions, afterwards suppressed, aa "Excise — a hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges i property 'aid," Ac. property, but wretches hired by those to whom excise is JOHNSON'S English Dictionary,...
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A Treatise on the Principles and Practical Influence of Taxation and the ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1863 - 524 Seiten
...prejudice against the excise is well known. In his Dictionary he baa gone so far as to defin.; it " 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." Murray (afterwards Lord Mansfield), then AttomeyGeneral,...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra and Biblical Repository, Band 20

1863
...Oats excite him to the following utterance, which he doubtless penned with sardonic satisfaction : " A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people." The dictionary of Johnson was received with favor. Some over-nice and captious critics discovered faults...
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Outlines of English history

Evan Daniel - 1863
...Tory, may be regarded as representing the spirit of his party, when he defined the word " excise " 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." 4. A new ministry was formed, at the head of which...
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The Congregational Review, Band 5

1865
...mantled with a kind of sardonic smile, as when in his great dictionary he solemnly defined oats to be a grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people. We certainly would set down nothing here in malice, or under the impulse of an unthinking prejudice,...
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The poetical works of Charles Churchill, with notes by W. Tooke ..., Band 2

Charles Churchill - 1866
...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. «e* With the same zeal as of a saint ; sso Could prove...
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Under the crown

1869
...antipathy to the Scotch ; in his Dictionary, for instance, you will find the following : — " Oats — a grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people." Forgetting his own edition of Shakespeare, which came so far short of the expectations of the critics,...
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