How to use Publicans in a sentence

publicans
  • Many of the licences are those of brewers, distillers and publicans, and others in trade, and are paid out of the general profits of the business, so that they can hardly be passed on to the consumers, while other licences are for shooting, for employing carriages and men-servants, and for similar objects, where the charge on the payer is direct.

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  • Like many publicans in those days Mr. Mills brewed his own beer.

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  • Some of the Democratic senators were lukewarm in their support of the party policy of tariff reduction, and joined with the Re- publicans in mitigating the changes.

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  • Then He complained of the unreasonableness of an age which refused John as too austere and Himself as too lax and as being " the friend of publicans and sinners."

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  • As to individuals within the nation, the despised publicans and sinners will find God's favour before the self-satisfied representatives of the national religion.

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  • The result of his policy was that he became extremely popular with the provincials, but offended many of the publicans, a powerful class which farmed the public revenue.

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  • Then came also publicans to be baptized, and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?

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  • It lists all the known publicans of all the Essex Pubs, Taverns and Inns.

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  • The Princess Royal would be suitable for experienced publicans or those looking for their first venture.

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  • She is relatively lucky, tho, because I know of other publicans who still haven't been given a decision.

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  • Yet he indicates that he is willing to accept repentance from publicans and soldiers, both of whom served the interests of the oppressors.

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  • In relation to the publicans and soldiers who, smitten with remorse, sought out John in the wilderness, his baptism was a purification from their past and so far identical with the proselyte's bath; but so far as it raised them up to be children unto Abraham and filled them with the Messianic hope, it advanced them further than that bath could do, and assured them of a place in the kingdom of God, soon to be established - this, without imposing circumcision on them; for the ordinary proselyte was circumcised as well as baptized.

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  • Coal whippers in the London docks in 1843 for example had to spend half their earnings with specific publicans.

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  • But the abstainers condemned the bill as inadequate; the publicans denounced it as oppressive; and the whole strength of the licensed victuallers was thenceforward arrayed against the ministry.

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