Poundage sentence example

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  • The raising of tonnage and poundage without a parliamentary grant was declared illegal.
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  • In this irritated temper they took up the question of tonnage and poundage, and instead of confining themselves to the great public question, they called to the bar some custom-house officers who happened to have seized the goods of one of their members.
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  • At the Restoration the Irish parliament granted an hereditary revenue to the king, an excise for the maintenance of the army, a subsidy of tonnage and poundage for the navy, and a tax on hearths in lieu of feudal burdens.
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  • In the early 12th century Earl Robert de Ferrers constituted Uttoxeter a free borough, and granted to the inhabitants freedom from all tolls, tonnage, poundage and other exactions.
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  • I went to the store with my money, and if I took away any I had to pay poundage on it.
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  • The overall average Non-Domestic Rate poundage for 2002-2003 is 51.05 pence.
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  • The Hot Toddy Road Race is a great way to meet old friends and shed some of that excess festive poundage.
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  • The German Order in 1398 converted the Hanseatic poundage to a territorial tax for its own purposes, and one of the chief causes for Cologne's disaffection a halfcentury later was the extension from Flanders to other parts of the Netherlands of the levy made by the counter at Bruges.
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  • Men's workout gear can also encompass stuff like a workout log, where you make note of your exercises and poundage each time.
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  • You'll be toting pistols, shotguns, carbines, nail guns (which are fun to shoot, but very dangerous), range rifles, and you'll be able to mount cannon turrets for a little mass poundage action.
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  • Simply note what exercises you do, poundage, times on the Stairmaster and so forth.
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  • In fact, the company recommends that women who have extra poundage in these areas, but not others, opt for this style.
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  • Money for common purposes was raised from time to time, as necessity demanded, by the imposition on Hanse merchandise of poundage dues, introduced in 1361, while the counters relied upon a small levy of like nature and upon fines to meet current needs.
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