burdensome rites, it became in some sort a support.
This arrangement proving financially burdensome the islands were in 1873 definitely annexed to Jamaica.
So much of the expense of the handling, both of freight and of passengers, was independent of the length of the journey that a mileage rate sufficiently large for short distances was unnecessarily burdensome for long ones, and was bound to destroy long-distance traffic, if the theory were consistently applied.
It is even at times a very burdensome tax, falling upon a family when its sources of income are otherwise diminished, while it has the demerit of striking a small number annually instead of being diffused equally.
But the burdensome expenditure of the late reign would be enough to account for a good deal of discontent.
But in general the administration of the colony was burdensome, oppressive and inefficient.
Narrow and burdensome and useless to anyone as his life now seemed to him, Prince Andrew on the eve of battle felt agitated and irritable as he had done seven years before at Austerlitz.
With the consent of "a general assembly of the chief representatives of the people" he commuted the burdensome land tax for a fixed money payment; he protected all castes in the celebration of their religious ceremonies; and he forbade any compulsion of natives to carry burdens against their will.
On the 13th of April 1846 an imperial decree abolished some of the more burdensome feudal obligations; but this concession was greeted with so fierce an outcry, as an authoritative endorsement of the atrocities, that it was again revoked, and Count Franz von Stadion was sent to restore order in Galicia.
Payment was rigorously enforced, and thus for a variety of reasons the taille was a burdensome and hated tax.
So burdensome was the duty and so vexatious were the restrictions that it is a matter for wonder that the industry survived.
The prisoners were more burdensome to the escort than even the cavalry saddles or Junot's baggage.
At this time Charles Gustavus was endeavouring to impose upon Denmark a burdensome alliance, and in the middle of the negotiations he brutally opened hostilities.
it was under Montanistic influence, is doubly interesting, first as showing how free the practice of the church down to that time had been, and then as foreshadowing the burdensome legislation which was destined to succeed.
The ultramontane and oppressively burdensome church had been taunted with its lack of Christian charity, apostolic Dovertv and primitive virtue.
It was exceedingly burdensome, and its abolition by Edward the Confessor in 1051 was welcomed as a great relief.
It comprised the following items: the formation of a constitution which would strengthen the monarchy by calling to it the support of the whole nation, the drafting of a scheme of local self-government on democratic lines, the reform of the administration of justice and of the criminal law, and the abolition of the most burdensome of feudal and class privileges.
The Bucolic war caused infinite damage to the agriculture of the country and marks the beginning of its rapid decline under a burdensome taxation.
9, 1803), which was still more burdensome than that of 1796.
Moses and the elders ask leave to go three days' journey into the wilderness to sacrifice to Yahweh, a request which is met by an increase of the burdensome work of brick-making: henceforward the Israelites have to provide their own straw.
(2) By degrees, also, the colonial churches have been freed from their rather burdensome relations with the state.
Exceedingly burdensome services were required in the seasons when farming processes are, as it were, at their height - in the seasons of mowing and reaping, when every day is of special value and the working power of the farm hands is strained to the utmost.
If in the West Athanasianism is a datum, but unexamined, and not valued for its own sake, Augustinianism is a bold interpretation of the essential piety of the West, but an interpretation which not i even piety can long endure - morally burdensome if religiously mpressive.
in the course of the flour-war (guerre des farines) (AprilMay 1775); he substituted a territorial subsidy for the royal corveso burdensome upon the peasantsand thus tended to abolish privilege in the matter of imposts; and he established the freedom of industry by the dissolution of privileged trade corporations (1776).
Lastly, to come to the bottom of the social scale, there were the common people, taxable at will, subject to the arbitrary and burdensome forced labor of the corve, cut off by an impassable barrier from the privileged classes whom they hated.
Rhymed prose was a favourite form of composition among the Arabs of that day, and Mahomet adopted it; but if it imparts a certain sprightliness to some passages, it proves on the whole a burdensome yoke.
The one thing which satisfied his conscience was the burdensome thing he had to do, and that was to procure an Indulgence - a matter made increasingly easy for him as time went on.
Add to these the pride of social rank and the pride of blood, which are natural to man, and which alone could reconcile a nation to restrictions at once irksome from a domestic and burdensome from a material point of view, and it is hardly to be wondered at that caste should have assumed the rigidity which distinguishes it in India."
But a new code of laws outlawed many of these people as dissenters, and in 1676 a burdensome tax was laid by the unrepresentative assembly.
which it began, after Malplaquet, to think might be purchased at too heavy a cost, the nation wanted a convenient excuse for relinquishing a burdensome war, which the great military genius of the age was suspected of prolonging to fill his pockets.
His son Francesco Maria (1678-1727) suffered from the wars between Spain and Austria, the latter's troops devastating his territory; but although this obliged him to levy some burdensome taxes, he was a good ruler and practised economy in his administration.
True, he did refer to the high cost of fuel which make transport costs particularly burdensome.
For example, I may decide not to go to Bali both because I dislike Bali and because I find the journey burdensome.
burdensome regulations on business.
burdensome requirements for those who are dealers in second-hand goods.
burdensome trade procedures easily absorb the benefits from low tariffs in poor and rich countries alike.
Indeed these programs were cited by some as being unduly burdensome and being the cause of slow wage growth.
This would be the least administratively burdensome approach - except, of course, for no relief at all.
They have, however, found the 1994 requirement unnecessarily burdensome.
She argued that even more would be overly burdensome.
However, this seems excessively burdensome for smaller collections.
If your partner becomes too burdensome, mention my work and release yourself from guilt.
This will result in a review that may prove more burdensome to the subject providers.
He also felt that the Star Chamber template had not given the whole picture thus making the exercise seem less burdensome.
The whole business had become burdensome to ordinary people.
Whichever the explanation, either was certain to expose Mr Revie to more of the criticism he has apparently found so burdensome.
With a wild surmise " The future is dark, the present burdensome; only the past, dead and finished, bears contemplation.
An ineffective and extremely corrupt administration, a grave economic condition, new and heavy taxes, military repression, recurring heavy deficits in the budget, adding to a debt (about $150,000,000 in 1868) already very large and burdensome, and the complete fiasco of the junta of inquiry of Cuban and Porto Rican representatives which met in Madrid in 1866-1867--all were important influences favouring the outbreak of the Ten Years' War.
With a wild surmise The future is dark, the present burdensome; only the past, dead and finished, bears contemplation.
This burdensome task is not a favorite of any guitar player, but it is one of life's necessary evils.
As with all color services, highlights can become a burdensome and costly endeavor if you're not prepared for the repeat salon visits required to maintain your blonde locks.
Children love dress-up and hardly find the task of suiting up burdensome.
Services can feel intrusive and burdensome but they are worth the sacrifice.
Adding a cup or two of rolled oats directly under running bath water will help soothe a burdensome rash or uncomfortable insect bites.
Reapplication of ointments or creams may be burdensome, so you'll want a product that can relieve your condition without reoccurring.
If you're serious about fading your stretch marks, hit the drugstore and stock up on either cocoa butter or aloe Vera gel and apply them diligently, concentrating on the areas that are the most burdensome and embarrassing.
New provisions were introduced for the preservation of the peace - unlawful castles were to be destroyed - while others were directed towards making the administration of justice by the visiting justices less burdensome.
That local taxation as a whole, though susceptible of some redistribution, is neither immoderate nor burdensome.
A cultivated, well-meaning, not very in telligent man, he introduced many useful reforms on g }' a basis of benevolent despotism, abolished feudalism and built roads, but the taxes and forced contributions which he levied proved very burdensome.
Jevons suffered a good deal from ill health and sleeplessness, and found the delivery of lectures covering so wide a range of subjects very burdensome.
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