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" is a hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom the excise is paid.' "
Blackwood's Magazine - Página 679
1927
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Law Notes, Volumen 23

1920 - 638 páginas
...Commissioners of Excise as to the libelous nature of Johnson's definition of "Excise" in his Dictionary as "a hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of propi erty, but by wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid." Many years later, it is true, Croker,...
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Excise Tax Compendium: Compendium of Papers on Excise Tax Structure ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means - 1964 - 954 páginas
...English language, Dr. Samuel Johnson's great work. You will find "excise" denned there as follows: A hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judge of property but by wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid. So excise taxes in the English...
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Discovery: A Monthly Popular Journal of Knowledge, Volumen 7

1926 - 524 páginas
...justify the Scotsman's rejoinder, " And where else do you find such horses, and such men ? " " Excise. A hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged...judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom Excise is paid." " Lexicographer. A writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge." " Patron. Commonly...
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An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English, Volumen 1

Ernest Weekley - 1967 - 452 páginas
...lusilus similem habet formam (Diafogus di Scac.cario, temp. Hen. II). excise'. “A hateful tax levied on commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid” (Johns.). First adopted (1643) in imit of Holland. Earlier also accise. Archaic Du....
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The Poems and Letters of Andrew Marvell: Poems

Andrew Marvell - 1927 - 372 páginas
...proposal was made at this time to increase it (see note on 1. 151). Marvell shared Dr. Johnson's view of' a hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged...judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid '. See Corporation Letters, especially those of 1661, 1666, 1670, 1671. I. 138. indented...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volumen 139

1927 - 984 páginas
...that death's-door 'is now a low phrase.' The definition of excise is one of the Doctor's most famous: 'A hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged,...judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid." This definition roused to fury the Commissioners of Excise, who sought the opinion...
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A Republic, If You Can Keep It: The Foundation of the American Presidency ...

Michael Riccards - 1987 - 256 páginas
...sentiment of his fellow countrymen, Dr. Samuel Johnson, in his famed Dictionary, defined the excise tax as "a hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged...judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid." The frontiersmen of western Pennsylvania and elsewhere may not have read Dr. Johnson,...
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The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution

Thomas P. Slaughter - 1986 - 306 páginas
...English Language, a sobs. (Londoo. 155), I, f.. ‘eucise,' defined it as ‘a hatefol tao Ies'ied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of property', but ss'eetches hired by those to x'hom excise is paid.” Langford, The Excise Crisis; Boyce, ‘Borrowed...
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The North American Review, Volumen 148

1889 - 818 páginas
...his dictionary, as we see by his definitions of "excise" and "pension." The former is defined to be "a hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged,...judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid" ; and "pension," to be "an allowance made to any one without an equivalent. In England...
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Debt and Taxes

John H. Makin, Norman J. Ornstein - 1994 - 360 páginas
...taxes on life's necessities. In 1755, Samuel Johnson's famous dictionary had defined the excise as “a hateful tax levied upon commodities and adjudged...judges of property but wretches hired by those to whom it is paid.” These wretches were the excise men who were permitted to keep for themselves a portion...
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