By rigid precedence the Brahmans occupy the first rank; they are numerous and influential, and with them may be classed the peculiar and important caste of Bhats, the keepers of secular tradition and of the genealogies.
In addition, the communes have a right to levy a, surtax not exceeding 50% of the quota levied by the state upon lands and buildings; a family tax, or fuocatico, upon the total incomes of families, which, for fiscal purposes, are divided into various categories; a tax based upon the rent-value of houses, and other taxes upon cattle, horses, dogs, carriages and servants; also on licences for shopkeepers, hotel and restaurant keepers, &c.; on the slaughter of animals, stamp duties, one-half of the tax on bicycles, &c. Occasional sources of interest are found in the sale of communal property, the realization of communal credits, and the contraction of debt.
1 It is a common practice of keepers of dogs to place a piece of roll sulphur in the animal's water but this serves no useful purpose owing to this property.
3, 4a): the keepers of the house (the arms and hands) tremble, the strong men (the legs and perhaps the backbone) are bent, the grinding women (the teeth) cease to work, those that look out of the windows (the eyes) are darkened, the street-doors are shut, the sound of the mill being low (apparently a summary statement of the preceding details: communication with the outer world through the senses is cut off, the performance of bodily functions being feeble); the rest of v.
At length, however, he became attached to his keepers and appeared to have forgotten his former associate.
Those who were not inmates of the household, but were employed outside of it as keepers of a shop or boat, chiefs of workshops, or clerks in a mercantile business, had the advantage of greater freedom of action.
The priests were the privileged keepers and teachers of religion.
Only twenty-seven islands of the group are inhabited, but in the case of some of them the population consists solely of a few lighthouse attendants, shepherds and keepers.
Following in the path struck out by Miss Strickland in her Lives of the Queens of England, and by Lord Brougham's Lives of Eminent Statesmen, he at last produced, in 1849, The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from the earliest times till the reign of King George IV., 7 vols.
The ordinances were enforced by an alderman with the assistance of two or more deputies, or by one or two masters, wardens or keepers.
attacked Tunis, the Christians in the kasbah, said to number 10,000, rose against their keepers and helped to secure the victory of the emperor.
Knowledge of the habits of animals and experience are the best guides to the nature of food to be supplied, but the keepers should be required to observe the droppings of their charges and to judge from these of the extent to which any particular substances are being digested.
Women are in excess in the occupations of boarding and lodging house keepers, housekeepers, launderers, nurses and midwives, and servants and waiters.
Population 250, consisting chiefly of the keepers of the numerous lighthouses erected by the Canadian government.
The upper class are the keepers of traditions, boat-builders, leaders of expeditions; tattooing is generally done by them, the amount increasing with a man's rank; the custom here still has definite religious associations.
Under the year 1246 it is recorded that Turlough O'Connor made his escape from the crannog of Lough Leisi, and drowned his keepers.
13) that the ceremony took place "for the first time" in Rome in the year 399 B.C., after the Sibylline books had been consulted by their keepers and interpreters (duumviri sacris faciendis), on the occasion of a pestilence.
In the same year on the 24th of August Peteratte-Wode and William of Wykeham, clerk, were appointed keepers of the rolls and writs in the eyre for the forests of Hants and Wilts, of which Henry Sturmy was one of the justices.
Even in the 1st dynasty, about 4300 B.C., the Egyptian Pharaohs had their official sealers, or, to use a modern expression, keepers of the Royal Seal.
The keepers of common lodging-houses are required to limewash their walls and ceilings in the months of April and October in every year, and if paupers or vagrants are received to lodge, they may be required to report as to the persons who have resorted thereto.
56 and one of the keepers of the Sibylline books.
The industries all centre in the pilgrimage; the chief object of every Meccan - from the notables and sheikhs, who use their influence to gain custom for the Jidda speculators in the pilgrim traffic, down to the cicerones, pilgrim brokers, lodging-house keepers, and mendicants at the holy places - being to pillage the visitor in every possible way.
It paints popes, cardinals, prelates, rectors, monks and friars, who call themselves followers of Peter and keepers of the gates of heaven and hell, and pale poverty-stricken people, cotless and landless, who have to pay the fat clergy for spiritual assistance, and asks if these are Peter's priests.
He had found in his youth, he says, that " what was called general freedom was general bondage, and that the popular assertors of liberty were the greatest engrossers of it too, and not unfitly called its keepers."
The state dispensary was opposed by the old conservative faction, by the saloon keepers, and by the radical prohibitionists.
The British Bee- keepers' keepers' Association (instituted in 1874) has been associa- untiring in its efforts to raise the standard of efficiency bons.
By thoroughbred is meant a horse or mare whose pedigree is registered in the StudBook kept by Messrs Weatherby, the official agents of the Jockey Club - originally termed the keepers of the match-bookas well as publishers of the Racing Calendar.
The cattle are the rain-clouds, and the slaying of their keepers typifies the victory of the sun over the clouds, or of spring over winter.
Ms Cornwell said: " I am deeply appreciative of the keepers of archives.
autumn for poultry and waterfowl keepers.
backyard poultry keepers ' .
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finders keepers "?
gerbil keepers needing a vet who is experienced in caring for small mammals.
giraffes acquired for London Zoo and the specialist Arab keepers who took the journey with them from Africa.
Boxed keepers, full neck collar and close plated hames can all be supplied as options.
ROY: Clearly, the injury jinx which haunted our keepers last season has carried forward.
Goals tend to come from unsightly goalmouth scrambles or weak headers under onrushing keepers.
In 1900 the three lighthouse keepers went missing in a mysterious episode and were never found.
With these partners we have issued leaflets and posters to poultry keepers on how they can protect their flocks.
Others go on to be zoo keepers or work in wildlife parks.
keepers of the flame?
The southward run had the minor inconvenience that on the night sections the railroad level crossings were closed and the keepers in bed.
livestock keepers say what they need from animal health research.
Freddy He is always causing mischief, either with the chimps or with the keepers.
picture bookw keepers enjoy a picture-book image which hides a tolerance of known and unnecessary piglet deaths.
poultry keepers on how they can protect their flocks.
In order to maintain the tortoises in good health it is necessary to educate tortoise keepers on treatment of parasites.
Whitstable's wartime shop keepers were fantastic and helped many townsfolk through such periods selling goods 'on tic ' .
Matt Home gets a feature on ' Finder's Keepers ' - a catchy tune from Jonny in 5/4 time.
waterfowl keepers with Avian Influenza [Bird flu] on everyones mind.
zoo keepers or work in wildlife parks.
O'Flanagan, Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of Ireland (2 vols., London, 1870); Richard Cumberland, Memoirs (London, 1806); F.
by S.), it became, early in the 15th century, an occasional residence of the Douglases, who were then keepers of Ettrick Forest, and whose peel-tower was not demolished till 1814.
Their functions as keepers of the treasury were withdrawn from the urban quaestors by Augustus and transferred to other magistrates, but the office itself continued to exist into the 3rd century, though as to the nature of the duties attached to it we have little or no information.
It is remarkable that just two months later, in a conversation with her keepers, she again made use of the same extraordinary argument in reply to the same inevitable imputation, and would not be brought to admit that the two cases were other than parallel.
Whitstable 's wartime shop keepers were fantastic and helped many townsfolk through such periods selling goods 'on tic '.
Matt Home gets a feature on ' Finder 's Keepers ' - a catchy tune from Jonny in 5/4 time.
Spring 2006 ~ It is a worrying time for poultry and waterfowl keepers with Avian Influenza [Bird flu] on everyones mind.
If you play in a keeper league - a league that keeps one or two players from your current roster to begin the next season - ESPN Fantasy Football Keepers is an invaluable resource.
Evaluating keepers is a very difficult proposition that takes a real expert.
Memory Dock Page Planner: The Memory Dock Page Planner by We R Memory Keepers is a great tool for anyone who wants to file away pictures to scrapbook at a later date.
Known as Memory Keepers, the specialized collection includes coordinating guest books for showers or brag books for the grandparents.
We R Memory Keepers has several holiday themed collections, including Easter and Spring.
Silver matchbook covers, measuring tapes and ring keepers are also elegant and functional.
Don't worry about shop keepers or the museum, only your neighbors and the Mayor.
Many family scrapbook keepers and historians feel the need to search for a deceased family member's listing in the paper.
On the other end of the spectrum is Hurley's Keepers Board shorts.
Beeswax is available either in an unrefined or unprocessed state, direct from bee keepers or craft supply stores, or it can be purchased in a refined state.
Natural beeswax can be purchased economically from bee keepers.
The park operates on a "finders' keepers" policy, and any guests who unearth an uncut Arkansas diamond in the 37 acre plowed field can keep the stone, regardless of its value.
For the woman who wants a designer bag look at a bargain price, Quilted Keepers purses can fit the bill nicely.
For much less, you can carry Quilted Keepers and still sport versatile and chic accessories.
The name Quilted Keepers is descriptive because the accessories are made of materials that appear to be quilted.
Quilted Keepers provides much more than just purses.
St. Tropez Quilted Keepers bring to mind island life with their tropical colors of sea green and pink.
Hopewell is a line of Quilted Keepers in pink to raise awareness for breast cancer research.
Capri Quilted Keepers are vibrantly colored patchwork accessories in bright orange, green, yellow and blue.
Quilted Keepers have built their name and reputation on costing less than similar designer handbags.
There are several online locations where you can purchase Quilted Keepers purses.
If you love the look of expensive quilted handbags, but just don't want to pay the designer price, you can buy Quilted Keepers and be just as fashionably outfitted as if you paid a lot more.
Mudd watches are electric with quartz movement, making them excellent time keepers.
They make interesting gifts as well as being great everyday time keepers.
Depeche Mode reigns supreme as one of the last keepers of the New Wave flame, even though singer David Gahan's struggles with drug addiction have impacted the band's ability to tour and record on schedule.
Because of their lifespan of hundreds of years (the oldest known age is 700 Earth years), the El-Aurians are natural lore keepers and collect the stories and wisdom of many sentient beings.
Mercedes Lackey's Valdemar books also views magic as an inborn talent, and those with the talent gravitate to the Heralds, keepers of the peace in the kingdom.
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