Stamp sentence example
You got his stamp of approval, you know.
We all desire to leave our stamp on the world.
He was a member of the New York Assembly in 1759-1769, a delegate to the Stamp Act Congress of 1765, a member of the Continental Congress from 1774 until his death and as such a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and in1777-1778was a member of the first state senate.
There are also various stamp duties.
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.Advertisement
The Direction gnrale de lenregistrement, des domasnes et du timbre, comprising a central department and a director and staff of agents in each department, combines the administration of state property (not including forests) with the exaction of registration and stamp duties.
The subject of patent medicines is but little understood by the general public. Any medicine, the composition of which is kept secret, but which is advertised on the label for the cure of diseases, must in Great Britain bear a patent medicine stamp equal to about one-ninth of its face value.
Similar plates are often used to catch any particles of gold that may be thrown back, while the main operation is so conducted that the bulk of the gold may be reduced to the state of amalgam by bringing the two metals into intimate contact under the stamp head, and remain in the battery.
Viewed in this light Petrarch anticipated the Italian Renaissance in its weakness - that philosophical superficiality, that tendency to ornate rhetoric, that preoccupation with stylistic trifles, that want of profound conviction and stern sincerity, which stamp its minor literary products with the note of mediocrity.
If you have a baby handy, you can place his little foot on a stamp pad, and then place his foot firmly on the card.Advertisement
Use embossing ink and a heat gun to make your stamp stand out.
Additional stamp duties and taxes were imposed in 1909 to meet the expenditure necessitated by the disastrous earthquake at the end of 1908.
The probability is that the book had received the stamp of popular approbation before the end of the 1st century of our era, and the leading men did not dare to reject it.
The ordinary revenue and expenditure amount each to about £4,000,000 annually, the chief taxes being an income-tax, succession duties and stamp tax.
The rebels were defeated by Lanfranc in the king's absence; but William returned to settle the difficult question of their punishment, and to stamp out the last sparks of disaffection.Advertisement
We may indicate a few passages which stamp Odoric as a genuine and original traveller.
It was a noble art, but unfortunately the rivalry of the Buddhist and later native styles permitted it to fall into comparative neglect, and it was left for a few of the faithful, the most famous of whom was a priest of the I 4th century named Kawo, to preserve it from inanition till the great Chinese renaissance that lent its stamp to the next period.
The Protestant Reformation met an early and general welcome in Styria, but the dukes took the most stringent measures to stamp it out, offering their subjects recantation or expatriation as the only alternatives.
The supposed right of Convocation to stamp heretical opinions with its disapproval was exercised on a somewhat memorable occasion.
The stamp mill was first used in California, and its use has since spread over the whole world.Advertisement
In the mills of the Californian type the stamp is a cylindrical iron pestle faced with a chilled cast iron shoe, removable so that it can be renewed when necessary, attached to a round iron rod or lifter, the whole weighing from 600 to 900 lb; stamps weighing 1320 lb are in use in the Transvaal.
The lift is effected by cams acting on the under surface of tappets, and formed by cylindrical boxes keyed on to the stems of the lifter about onefourth of their length from the top. As, however, the cams, unlike those of European stamp mills, are placed to one side of the stamp, the latter is not only lifted but turned partly round on its own axis, whereby the shoes are worn down uniformly.
Among his many publications, written, it is only fair to admit, amidst the urgent pressure of practical work, there is barely a page or even a sentence that bears the stamp of immortality.
Nowhere else could the youth of genius who was destined to impress a cosmopolitan stamp on medieval culture and to begin the modern era have grown up under conditions more favourable to his task.
A Stamp Duty Calculator is used to add up the cost of this tax charged on the purchase of homes costing more than GBP 125,000 (US $249,000).Advertisement
Samuel Adams first came into wider prominence at the beginning of the Stamp Act episode, in 1764, when as author of Boston's instructions to its representatives in the general court of Massachusetts he urged strenuous opposition to taxation by act of parliament.
Another of his works, Recensio canonica effectionum geometricarum, bears a stamp not less modern, being what we now call an algebraic geometry - in other words, a collection of precepts how to construct algebraic expressions with the use of rule and compass only.
Popillius Laenas, in 138, is contrasted with the subsequent success of Scipio, bears the stamp of having been written while the news of the capture of Numantia was still fresh.
Early in 1764 Lord Grenville had informed the London agents of the American colonies that he proposed to lay a portion of the burden left by the war with France upon the shoulders of the colonists by means of a stamp duty, unless some other tax equally productive and less inconvenient were proposed.
To prevent the introduction of the Stamp Act, which he characterized as " the mother of mischief," Franklin used every effort, but the bill was easily passed, and it was thought that the colonists would soon be reconciled to it.Advertisement
Because he, too, thought so, and because he recommended John Hughes, a merchant of Philadelphia, for the office of distributor of stamps, Franklin himself was denounced - he was even accused of having planned the Stamp Act - and his family in Philadelphia was in danger of being mobbed.
The knowledge of colonial affairs gained from Franklin's testimony, probably more than all other causes combined, determined the immediate repeal of the Stamp Act.
He spoke against the government on the American question in February 1766, and in March against the repeal of the Stamp Act.
The terror inspired by the Peasant War led to a new alliance, the League of Dessau, formed by some of the leading rulers of central and northern Germany, to stamp out the accursed Lutheran sect."
The beginning of the active opposition to the crown may be placed in the resistance, led by James Otis, to the issuing of writs (after 1 75 2, Otis's famous argument against them being made in 1760-1761) to compel citizens to assist the revenue officers; followed later by the outburst of feeling at the imposition of the Stamp Act (1765), when Massachusetts took the lead in confronting the royal power.Advertisement
Though a place of considerable antiquity - being mentioned in 1086 as the meeting-place of insurgents against Knud, the saint - Randers has few remains of old buildings and bears the stamp of a compact, modern manufacturing town that owes its importance to its distilleries, manufactories of gloves, railway carriages, &c. St Marten's church dates from the 14th century, but was frequently altered and enlarged down to 1870.
These indispensable works delayed the publication of the principal collection, but tended to give it a more solid basis and a strictly scientific stamp. In 1887 appeared vol.
At a meeting held in January 1766, in protest against the Stamp Act, it was declared, that "Whereas it appears from ancient Records and other Memorials of Incontestible Validity that our Ancestors with a great Sum Purchased said township, with great Peril possessed and Defended the Same, we are Born free (having never been in bondage to any), an inheritance of Inestimable Value," and a penalty of 20S.
England's attempt to make the colonies pay the expenses of the war by means of the stamp tax thoroughly aroused the opposition of commercial New York, already chafing under the hardships imposed by the Navigation Acts and burdened with a war debt of its own exceeding £300,000.
It authorized its committee, which had been appointed to correspond with the New York agent in London, to correspond also with the committees in the other colonies and this committee represented New York in the Stamp Act Congress, a body which was called at the suggestion of Massachusetts, met in New York City in October 1765, was composed of twenty-seven members representing nine colonies, and drew up a declaration of rights, an address to the king, and a petition to each house of parliament.Advertisement
During the administration of Governor Clinton (1743-1753) a quarrel between the governor and James De Lancey, the chief-justice, had greatly weakened the court party, and nearly all its members supported their rivals in opposition to the Stamp Act.
The Stamp Act was repealed in March 1766, but the Townshend Acts, imposing duties on glass, paper, lead, painters' colours and tea, followed closely.
The colonial revenue is chiefly derived from customs, stamp duties, land tax, income tax, beer excise, postal and telegraphic services, railways, and crown land sales and rents.
In 1851 Greeley visited Europe for the first time, serving as a juryman at the Crystal Palace Exhibition, appearing before a committee of the House of Commons on newspaper taxes, and urging the repeal of the stamp duty on advertisements.
The style of the language, and also the position of the book in the Jewish Canon, stamp the book as one of the latest in the Old Testament, but lead to no exact determination of the date.'Advertisement
Mexican acquaintance with the signs related only to their secondary function as dies (so to speak) with which to stamp recurring intervals of time.
In Church Street is the ancient parish church of St Mary, largely restored, but still bearing the stamp of antiquity; opposite to it stands a new church in Decorated style by Sir Gilbert Scott.
In Germany the Reformers called themselves usually evangelici, and avoided special designations for their communities, which they conceived only as part of the true Catholic Church; "Calvinists," "Lutherans," "Zwinglians" were, in the main, terms of abuse intended to stamp them as followers of one or other heretical leader, like Arians or Hussites.
The internal taxes of the war were applied not only in the form of income taxes, stamp taxes, licence and gross receipts taxes, but also as direct excise taxes on many commodities.
Not only were five of the seven great statesmen, but they were statesmen of the same stamp. We are disturbed by no such sharp contrasts as are to be found among the Plantagenets, the Vasas and the Bourbons.Advertisement
This failure was used as an argument in favour of imposing the famous Stamp Act.
The stamp distributor was driven out, and the arguments of Daniel Dulany (1721-1797), the ablest lawyer in the province, against the act were quoted by speakers in parliament for its repeal.
The book of Ezekiel bears throughout the stamp of a single mind; the prophecies contained in it are arranged methodically; and to all appearance - in striking contrast to the books of Isaiah and Jeremiah - it received the form in which we still have it from the prophet himself.
It is now recognized that the compiler of the former has used many novel narratives of a particular edifying and didactic stamp, and scholars are practically unanimous that these are subsequent to the age of the Israelite monarchy and present a picture of historical and religious conditions which (to judge from earlier sources) is untrustworthy.
But after the fall of Jerusalem, partly through the need for systematizing the traditional post-biblical law, and partly through disputes with the Christians, orthodox Rabbinism received the stamp which has since characterized it.
And with this agrees a pottery cylindrical vessel, with official stamp on it (Î”HM0Î£ION, &c.), and having a fine black line traced round the inside, near the top, to show its limit; this seems to be probably very accurate, and contains 58.5 cub.
The religious ethics of Philo - a compound of Stoic, Platonic and Neopythagorean elements - already bear the peculiar stamp which we recognize in Neoplatonism.
How, with this pope's support throughout his long reign, the gradual filling of nearly all the sees of Latin Christendom with bishops of their own selection, and their practical capture, directly or indirectly, of the education of the clergy in seminaries, they contrived to stamp out the last remains of independence everywhere, and to crown the Ultramontane triumph with the Vatican Decrees, is matter of familiar knowledge.
The national revenues are derived from import and export duties, port dues and other taxes levied on foreign commerce; from excise and stamp taxes and other charges upon internal business transactions; from direct taxes levied in the federal district and national territories, covering a land tax in rural districts, a house tax in the city, commercial and professional licences, water rates, and sundry taxes on bread, pulque, vehicles, saloons, theatres, &c.; from probate dues and registry fees; from a surcharge on all taxes levied by the states, called the " federal contribution," which is paid in federal revenue stamps; from post and telegraph receipts; and from some minor sources of income.
The use of cheques is very limited because of the stamp tax.
The woollen trade was established here through the agency of Flemish immigrants in Edward III.'s reign, and in Elizabeth's time this industry was of such importance that an aulneger was appointed to measure and stamp the woollen cloth.
He was appeased by Khalaf's speedy submission, together with the gift of a large sum of money, and further, it is said, by his subdued opponent addressing him as sultan, a title new at that time, and by which Mahmud continued to be called,, though he did not formally adopt it, or stamp it on his coins.
Passports granted in England are subject to a stamp duty of sixpence.
The Federal authorities, as soon as the existence of peonage became known, took active measures to stamp it out, and were supported by the press and by the leading citizens of the state.
He had a striking resemblance to the Italian princes of the later middle ages and the early renaissance, of the stamp of Filipo Maria Visconti.
The experience of the French in Algiers shows that it is possible to stamp out a plague of locusts, such as is the greatest danger to the farmer in many parts of Argentina.
He was a delegate to the Stamp Act Congress in 1765, and to the Continental Congress in 1774-77 and 1782-83; he was chairman of the committee which framed the state constitution of 1776, and the first "president" (governor) of South Carolina in 1776-78.
On the other hand, in a Congressional election in a certain district in Massachusetts, the only expenditure of one of the candidates was for the two cent stamp placed on his letter of acceptance.
The "Fisherman's ring" is a red ink stamp representing St Peter on a boat casting out his nets, with the name of the reigning pope.
He supported the repeal of the Stamp Act, while urging the simultaneous passing of the Declaratory Act.
A,jjwfa u4payis, is derived from the stamp impressed on each piece of the earth; in ancient times the stamp was the head of Artemis.
It was very early noticed that the good and evil passions by their continual exercise stamp their impress on the face, and that each particular passion has its own expression.
Randolph wrote the address of remonstrance to the king in behalf of the Burgesses against the suggested stamp duties in 1764.
His policy was conservative and moderate, and in May 1765 he opposed Patrick Henry's radical "Stamp Act Resolutions."
The Galibis of Guiana, when asked the meaning of their curious funeral ceremony, which consists in dancing on the grave, replied that they did it to stamp down the earth.
Some of Wilmington's citizens were among the first to offer armed resistance to the carrying out of the Stamp Act, compelling the stamp-master to take an oath that he would distribute no stamps.
The explanation is to be found within Israel itself, in factors which succeeded in re-shaping existing material and in imprinting upon it a durable stamp, and these factors, as biblical tradition recognizes, are to be found in the work of the prophets.
The votingpaper, furnished with an official stamp, must be placed in an envelope by the elector in a compartment set apart for the purpose in the polling room, and, thus enclosed, be handed by him to the presiding officer.
Stringent measures were taken to stamp out German nationality in the Baltic provinces, similar to those used by the Germans against the Poles.
They resorted to the help of the government in order to stamp out the opinions with which they disagreed, and the claims of the artisans to practical equality were rejected by them, as in earlier days the claims of the middle class had been by the nobles.
When,onthe istof April 1902,a new stamp,withthe superscription Deutsches Reich, was issued for the Empire, including Wurttemberg, Bavaria refused to accept it, retaining the stamp with the Bavarian lion, thus emphasizing her determination to retain her separate postal establishment.
The older breadth, fulness, and vigour have vanished, those great qualities which stamp the immortal works of early times.
The first poetical work in which NizAmi embodied his thoughts on God and man, and all the experiences he had gained, was necessarily of a didactic character, and very appropriately styled Makhzanul Asrar, or "Storehouse of Mysteries," as it bears the unmistakable stamp of Sufic speculations.
The Azhar students not seldom enter government offices and even hold important administrative posts, but they never lose the stamp of their education - the narrow, unteachable spirit, incapable of progress, always lost in external details, and never able to grasp principles and get behind forms to the substance of a matter.
The dirty streets full of petty traders, the gloomy bazaar with its multitude of tiny shops, the market squares, the blind alleys, the little gates in the dead courtyard walls, all give the place the stamp of a Tatar or Turkish town.
But with these thoughts, others of an entirely different stamp were frequently blended.
Essentially the child of the Gothic revival, he had put an ineffaceable stamp on Victorian ornament and design, his place being that of a follower of Ruskin and Pugin, but with a greater practical influence than either.
At last Hadrian determined to stamp out this aggressive Jewish nationalism.
At the same time efforts were made to stamp out all liberal culture in Andalusia, so far as it went beyond the little medicine, arithmetic and astronomy required for practical life.
He at once gave the magazine the stamp of high literature and of bold speech on public affairs.
Inscriptions of Lugal-zaggisi and Lugal-kigub-nidudu, kings of Erech and Ur respectively, and of other early pre-Semitic rulers, on door-sockets and stone vases, show the veneration in which the ancient shrine was then held and the importance attached to its possession, as giving a certain stamp of legitimacy.
The principal sources of revenue are the licences granted for the importation and retailing of opium, wine and spirits, which are in the hands of Chinese; a customs duty of 5% on imports; an export tax of 5 70 on jungle produce; a poll-tax sanctioned by ancient native custom; and a stamp duty.
But the passage of the Stamp Act hastened the catastrophe and gave the leaders of the new combination, notably Henry, an opportunity to humiliate the British ministry, whom not even the tide-water party could defend.
The repeal of the Stamp Act, followed as it was by the Townshend scheme of indirect taxation, displeased Virginia quite as much as had the former more direct system of taxation.
Certain persons and events in the story have a distinctly mythical stamp. Helen is a figure of this kind.
In 58, however, fresh cause for anxiety appeared, when Nero was enslaved by Poppaea Sabina, a woman of a very different stamp from her predecessor.
Sculpture exhibited realistic vigour of indubitably native stamp; and the minor plastic crafts were cultivated with success on lines of striking originality.
He was present on the 29th of May 1765, when Patrick Henry introduced his famous resolutions against the Stamp Act.
The classification in the Organum, however, not only has the author's sanction, but has received the stamp of historical acceptation; and comparison of the earlier notices, though a point of literary interest, has no important philosophic bearing.
An honourable exception to the indolent and rapacious divines of this stamp was Thomas Burgess (bishop of St Davids), to whose exertions is mainly due the foundation of St David's College at Lampeter in 1822, an institution erected to provide a better and cheaper education for intending Welsh clergymen.
From the village priest the lad learnt to read the Bible and Virgil in Latin, and acquired an interest in one or two other works of a high class which accompanied him through life; he did not, however, attract attention so much by his acquirements as by the stamp of his mind.
About this period the English stamp duty on printed matter was repealed, and this materially aided the development of the newspaper press.
The conditions of his training, which brought him in contact with the realities of life before he learned the phrases of scholastic language, give to his words the stamp of self-seen truth and the clearness of original conviction.
There is nothing revealed to us by "the broad clear light of that wonderful book," 1 The History of the Reformation in Scotland, more remarkable than the four Dialogues or interviews, which, though recorded only by Knox, bear the strongest stamp of truth, and do almost more justice to his opponent than to himself.
It was, however, only natural that its adherents should be won, first and chiefly, among the countrymen of the prophet, and its further success in gaining over all the Iranian tribes gave it a national stamp. So the Susan translation of Darius Behistun inscrrption TThese ideas are strongly exposed in a polemic against the Christians contained in an official edict of the Persian creed to the Armenians by Mihr Narseh, the vizier of Yazdegerd IT.
The stamp is cut by Greek hands and the Greek tongue pre.
A man of his stamp, advancing unscrupulously on the road of fortune, had no hesitation in divorcing his wife and marrying a mistress of Michael, Eudocia Ingerina, to please his master.
In order to obtain servile parliaments and also obsequious juries, who with the co-operation of judges of the stamp of Jeffreys could be depended upon to carry out the wishes of the court, the borough charters were confiscated, the charter of the city of London being forfeited on the 12th of June 1683.
Finally, that principle in man which reflects upon actions and the springs of actions, unmistakably sets the stamp of its approbation upon conduct that tends towards the general good.
It seems merely to set the stamp of its approbation on certain courses of action to which we are led by the various passions and affections; it has in itself no originating power.
Zanella was a broad-minded and patriotic ecclesiastic, and his character is justly held in equal honour with his poetry, which, if hardly to be termed powerful, wears a stamp of peculiar elegance and finish, and asserts a place of its own in modern Italian literature.
The revenues are derived principally from duties and fees on imports, excise taxes on spirits, wines, tobacco and sugar, general, mining taxes and export duties on minerals (except silver), export duties on rubber and coca, taxes on the profits of stock companies, fees for licences and patents, stamp taxes, and postal and telegraph revenues.
The departmental revenues, which are derived from excise and land taxes, mining grants, tithes, inheritance taxes, tolls, stamp taxes, subsidies from the national treasury and other small taxes, were estimated at 2,296,172 bolivianos in 1903, and the expenditures at 2,295,791 bolivianos.
In the following year he supported with great power the proposal of the Rockingham administration for the repeal of the American Stamp Act, arguing that it was unconstitutional to impose taxes upon the colonies.
His father was long prominent in Virginia politics, and became a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1764, opposing Patrick Henry's Stamp Act resolutions in the following year; he was a member of the Continental Congress in 1774-1777, signing the Declaration of Independence and serving for a time as president of the Board of War; speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates in 1 7771782; governor of Virginia in 1781-1784; and in 1788 as a member of the Virginia Convention he actively opposed the ratification of the Federal Constitution by his state.
They are crushed to egg-size in a rock-breaker, and pulverized to pass a 40-mesh sieve in a California stamp-mill, which treats in 24 hours about 3 tons per stamp. A 10-stamp mill is fed by one rock-breaker, and discharges the liquid pulp into 10-15 wooden settling tanks, 9 by 5 by 8 ft., the settled contents of which are shovelled out and charged into the pans.
In the East the custom which has prevailed for centuries, and which is a practice at the present day, of using the seal as a stamp wherewith to print its device in ink or pigment in authentication of a document is parallel to our western habit of inscribing a signature for the same purpose.
Against England the colony had fewer grievances than did some of its more commercial neighbours, but the Stamp Act and the subsequent efforts to tax tea aroused great opposition.
The auditor is a district auditor appointed by the Local Government Board under the District Auditors Act 1879, and in respect of the audit the council is charged with a stamp duty, the amount of which depends on the total of the expenditure-comprised in the financial statement.
As early as 1764 it was necessary to stamp out mutiny by blowing thirty sepoys away from guns.
In 1844, after the disasters of the Afghan war had shaken the prestige of British arms in India, no less than seven native regiments broke into open mutiny over grievances both real and fancied; and this time the old stern measures were not adopted to stamp out military disobedience.
At least two pieces are taken from each melt or blow at the mill, and are stamped or marked, and all the various sections rolled from the melt or blow are required to bear a similar stamp or mark for identification.
Such classifications are, however, uninstructive, and it has been found practically necessary in financial writing to take the principal taxes by name, or by such a general grouping as that of import or stamp duties, and then describe their nature, characteristics and incidence.
The next large group of taxes is that of the stamp duties (q.v.).
The principal items are those derived from a stamp of rd.
The essence of the compulsion in the case of stamp duties is the invalidity of the documents in courts of law unless the stamp is affixed, besides liability to penalties for not affixing the proper stamps.
As things go in matters of taxation, English stamp duties are low.
In France, besides the stamp duties, there are charges on the transfer of real property amounting to about 6 per cent.
The whole of the British revenue from post office and telegraph service, and the whole of the stamp revenue, are derived from charges whose exact incidence cannot be traced.
The state revenue is derived from customs; from public works and public land; from indirect taxes in the shape of stamp, inheritance, beer, spirit, petroleum and other duties; from direct taxes on land and buildings, with road-tolls, licences for the sale of alcohol and traders' registration fees; from the tobacco, salt, match, playing-card and cigarette-paper monopolies; and from the postal, telegraphic and telephonic services.
The careful industry and the lucidity which characterize Mr Theal's work stamp him as a historian of whom South Africa may well be proud.
In spite of his strong attachment to England, and although he had defended the Stamp Act, in 1774, in the hope of averting war, he united with thirty-seven other Americans in a petition to parliament against the passing of the Boston Port Bill.
His life was one of incessant eager questioning of nature on all sides, and his many and varied works all bear the stamp of a fresh and original genius, capable of stating and solving problems in all departments of science - at one time finding the true explanation of "ducks and drakes" (formerly attributed to the elasticity of water) and at another helping to lay the foundations of our modern vulcanology and meteorology.
The act (1765) imposing a stamp tax on the American colonies was the result.
It obtained from parliament a total repeal of the Stamp Act, but it also passed a Declaratory Act, claiming for the British parliament the supreme power over the colonies in matters of taxation, as well as in matters of legislation.
The "age of small factions" was now succeeded by an age of great principles, and selfish ties of mere families and persons were transformed into a union resting on common conviction and patriotic aims. It was Burke who did more than any one else to give to the Opposition, under the first half of the reign of George III., this stamp of elevation and grandeur.
Before leaving office the Rockingham government repealed the Stamp Act; confirmed the personal liberty of the subject by forcing on the House of Commons one resolution against general warrants, and another against the seizure of papers; and relieved private houses from the intrusion of officers of excise, by repealing the cider tax.
By his extraordinary force of character he exercised a wide personal influence during his lifetime, but failed to stamp his personality upon any measure or policy of lasting importance..
Besides the customs and stamp duties, some £18,000 of the annual revenue is raised from native taxation.
Thomas Lynch (c. 1720-1776), Christopher Gadsden (1724-1805), and John Rutledge (1739-1800) attended the Stamp Act Congress of 1765, an intercolonial committee of correspondence was appointed in 1773, and delegates were sent to the Continental Congress in 1774 and 1775.
Still, the book does bear the stamp of one master-mind.
Before resorting to this extremity, Brienne preferred to lay before the parlement his two edicts regarding a stamp duty and the territorial subsidy; to be met by the same refusal, and the same reference to the statesgeneral.
In 1270 Etienne Tempier, bishop of Paris, supported by an assembly of theologians, anathematized thirteen propositions bearing the stamp of Arabian authorship; but in 1277 the same views and others more directly offensive to Christians and theologians had to be censured again.
In its careful chronology, based upon the Seleucid era, in the minuteness of its geographical knowledge, in the frankness with which it records defeat as well as victory, on the restraint with which it speaks of the enemies of the Jews, in its command of details, it bears on its face the stamp of genuineness.
Abdurrahman III., an Oriental ruler of the great stamp, industrious, resolute, capable of justice, magnificent, and free handed without profusion, was eminently qualified to give all that his people wanted.
With the object of preserving to England whatever advantages might accrue from her care and skill in breeding an improved stamp of horses, Edward III.
These stories are, in fact, of a stamp with the detailed narratives already noticed (§ 3), and they conflict with the fragmentary traditions of David's steps to Jerusalem as seriously as the popular narratives of Saul conflicted with older evidence.
During the controversy over the Stamp Act the general court instructed the colony's agent in London to insist on " the exclusive right of the colonists to tax themselves, and on the privilege of trial by jury," as rights that could not be surrendered.
In particular he exerted himself to stamp out the use of the Diatessaron in favour of the four Gospels, the Syriac version of which probably now took the form known as the Peshitta.
There were minor amendments to stamp duty in October 1999.
Amy Johnson, the pioneering aviator, will be celebrated on a Royal Mail stamp issued on 29 April.
Disbursements Services paid for by the Conveyancer on the buyers behalf such as stamp duty, land registry charges and search fees.
But will any of them ever have the bottle to confront the real bigots, to really take a stand to stamp out racism?
Stamp duty presents a substantial disadvantage for the London market.
By Paris Stamp, Exmouth Polo the dalmation is totally dotty!
Without the necessary stamp in your passport, you may be refused entry.
Well, a couple of years ago, i wrote a letter that i never sent, and the stamp had finches on it.
This could include items such as the estate agents fee if selling, stamp duty and other incidentals.
I stamp on my belay ledge to keep cozy and climbing cautiously above my last piece of gear I feel absorbed.
If no company stamp is available include a letterhead.
There followed a flurry of books in a range of media from offset litho to rubber stamp.
This elastomeric " stamp " can then be used for soft lithography.
These regulations only apply to currently matriculated students who do NOT have a " prohibition stamp " in their passport.
We are working to stamp out all forms of badger persecution.
The world's first postage stamp, the Penny Black, was sent from the building the museum now occupies.
So as you can see the proverbial postage stamp covered more than half the entry.
Stamp duty on UK share transactions, a British rarity, presents a typical quandary.
The old Welsh squire of this stamp was the very quintessence of punctuality and promptitude.
Zimbabweans wait to see whether the ministry will have enough teeth to stamp out already rampant corruption in the bud.
Rachel Stamp, those Welsh glam rockers are in town.
These boxes will contain a rubber stamp and visitorÃ¢s book.
On leaving the place, he brought me for supper to an inn where we met four scoundrels of his own stamp.
We hope you will join us in our fight to stamp out the senseless slaughter of billions of helpless insects across the world.
They were made by highly-skilled smiths using dies and punches to stamp the decoration on to the metalwork.
The female embossing stamp, or die is made from brass or steel with the desired impression being manually engraved on it.
He reflects the glory of God and bears the very stamp of his nature, upholding the universe by his word of power.. .
May Massee left an indelible stamp on the world of children's literature.
The two 1d Australian stamps are not postmarked, presumably because the New Zealand airmail stamp more than paid the postage to Great Britain.
This morning I took a look at the event chart using the time/date stamp of the sent email.
Please send a 23 x 10 cm (9 x 4 inch) stamped addressed envelope (1st class stamp) with your request.
Some are the size of a postage stamp; others run to several acres.
It is illegal to work contrary to your passport stamp.
Such transfers are not, of course, liable to United Kingdom ad valorem stamp duty but may be subject to local requirements.
Get your point across with this straight talking, no nonsense stamp.
A minimum threshold for paying stamp duty is set by the Government, which may vary over time.
In Richard I.'s reign an aulneger, whose duty it was to measure and stamp all bundles of woollen goods, was appointed, and it is clear, therefore, that the place was already a centre of the woollen cloth trade.
To meet these expenditures there are a high tariff on imported merchandise, and excise and stamp taxes of a far-reaching and often vexatious character.
The government accepts all the therein published formulae as " known, admitted and approved " remedies, and therefore not requiring a patent medicine stamp. In this way widely advertised secret remedies can be replaced by medicines of known composition and accepted value in any part of the world.
In 1765 he was elected a member of the Virginia legislature, where he became in the same year the author of the "Virginia Resolutions," which were no less than a declaration of resistance to the Stamp Act and an assertion of the right of the colonies to legislate for themselves independently of the control of the British parliament, and gave a most powerful impetus to the movement resulting in the War of Independence.
And yet the fact that these reappear in the Physiologus would not suffice to stamp the work as a series of extracts from Alexandrian writings, as parallels of the same kind can be adduced 1 Origen, Sel.
In that year he drafted the instructions which were sent by the town of Braintree to its representatives in the Massachusetts legislature, and which served as a model for other towns in drawing up instructions to their representatives; in August 1765 he contributed anonymously four notable articles to the Boston Gazette (republished separately in London in 1768 as A Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law), in which he argued that the opposition of the colonies to the Stamp Act was a part of the never-ending struggle between individualism and corporate authority; and in December 1765 he delivered a speech before the governor and council in which he pronounced the Stamp Act invalid on the ground that Massachusetts being without representation in parliament, had not assented to it.
Although some of his quatrains are purely mystic and pantheistic, most of them bear quite another stamp; they are the breviary of a radical freethinker, who protests in the most forcible manner both against the narrowness, bigotry and uncompromising austerity of the orthodox ulema and the eccentricity, hypocrisy and wild ravings of advanced Sufis, whom he successfully combats with their own weapons, using the whole mystic terminology simply to ridicule mysticism itself.
Other sources of revenue are stamp taxes on business transactions, domestic consumption taxes (usually payable in stamps) on manufactured tobaccos, beverages, boots and shoes, textiles, matches, salt, preserved foods, hats, pharmaceutical preparations, perfumeries, candles, vinegar, walking sticks and playing cards, and taxes on lotteries, passenger tickets, salaries and dividends of joint-stock companies.
The younger Michele was a mere courtier and spendthrift, but Elena seems to have been a woman of superior stamp. She was tenderly loved by her famous son, and his letters prove that she retained his fullest confidence through all the vicissitudes of his career.
Thirteen generations of the same family carried on the work, each using a stamp with the same ideograph, its calligraphy, however, differing sufficiently to be identified by connoisseurs.
And with this agrees a pottery cylindrical vessel, with official stamp on it (ÃŽâ€HM0ÃŽ£ION, &c.), and having a fine black line traced round the inside, near the top, to show its limit; this seems to be probably very accurate, and contains 58.5 cub.
Huntly, as a Royalist, was decapitated at Edinburgh; and the envoys of Charles, thanks to the advice of Montrose, failed to induce him to stamp himself a recreant and a hypocrite by signing any covenants.
Of the powers vested in the county authority under the Highway Act 1878, the most important are those relating to main roads, which are specially noticed hereafter; (ix.) the tables of fees to be taken by and the costs to be allowed to any inspector, analyst or person holding any office in the county other than the clerk of the peace and the clerks of the justices; (x.) the appointment, removal and determination of salaries of the county treasurer, the county surveyor, the public analysts, any officer under the Explosives Act 1875, and any officers whose remuneration is paid out of the county rate, other than the clerk of the peace and the clerks of the justices; (xi.) the salary of any coroner whose salary is payable out of the county rate, the fees, allowances and disbursements allowed to be paid by any such coroner, and the division of the county into coroners' districts and the assignments of such districts; (xii.) the division of the county into polling districts for the purposes of parliamentary elections, the appointment of the places of election, the places of holding courts for the revision of the lists of voters, and the costs of, and other matters to be done for the registration of parliamentary voters; (xiii.) the execution as local authority of the acts relating to contagious diseases of animals, to destructive insects, to fish conservancy, to wild birds, to weights and measures, and to gas meters, and of the Local Stamp Act i 869; (xiv.) any matters arising under the Riot (Damages) Act 1886.
The quartz mines near Juneau are among the greatest stamp mills of the world (SEE Juneau).
The information concerning his parentage bears the stamp of genuineness, and disposes of a rival theory based upon a misinterpretation of Idyll vii.
As regards indirect taxes, again, there appear to be some cases at least where it is by rio means certain that the charge is passed on; stamp duties, for instance, especially where moderate in amount, may have the effect of diminishing pro Canto the profits in business of the person paying them, or the income which he enjoys.
But Pitt's prodigious egoism, stimulated by the mischievous counsels of men of the stamp of Lord Shelburne, prevented the fusion of the only two sections of the Whig party that were at once able, enlightened and disinterested enough to carry on the government efficiently, to check the arbitrary temper of the king, and to command the confidence of the nation.
But the inventors of our age have put a billion transistors on an area the size of a postage stamp.
Like all men who have grown up in society, Prince Andrew liked meeting someone there not of the conventional society stamp.
To use, rub bottle tip lightly against the rubber stamp, wipe off excess solution with a damp cloth.
They stamp and clap again (4 bars) and sidestep back to dance in place (4 bars).
The Force routine will stamp your sprite on the screen over whatever used to be there.
He was a member of the Arts Club and interested in competitive squash rackets (until 1976), fly fishing and stamp collecting.
He reflects the glory of God and bears the very stamp of his nature, upholding the universe by his word of power...
May Massee left an indelible stamp on the world of children 's literature.
Whatever may be said of the remainder of this passage, this sentence bears the unmistakable stamp of Christian forgery.
He also raised the stamp duty threshold to £ 125,000 - a move he claimed would help an extra 400,000 homebuyers.
Parent & baby swimming lessons The Quays Swimming & Diving Complex gets stamp of approval First UK directory of child friendly swimming pools.
It has advantages in the absence of stamp duty, stockbrokers ' commissions and capital gains tax liability.
Many of Lancashire 's towns still have the unmistakable physical stamp of an earlier manufacturing era.
Do n't stamp up to the water 's edge and scare the fish away.
Banks are exempt from the Business Tax and withholding taxes, from customs duties and from Stamp Duty.
Did you affix a stamp?
Dip his little hands and feet into finger paints, and then stamp them onto the paper before you cover the album.
Another creative way to make footprint baby shower invitations is to purchase a footprint shaped stamp.
You can do this yourself by using a baby footprint stamp and embossing powder.
You'll use your footprint stamp on the invitations, then quickly add the embossing powder to the wet ink.
Stamp your baby's hand and footprints with a washable ink pad to make a cute design for all those thank you notes you need to write for your baby shower gifts.
Websites on the internet are exploding with custom stamp stores, print your own stamp services, even all-in-one mail stations that give you most of the postage features you'll find at the post office.
Many printing companies offer this service and the fees vary, so use the links below to do some shopping around for your stamp needs.
Apple authorized retailers have the red "stamp of approval" from the manufacturer, but their prices are typically the same as the Apple store.
Auction sites are fun, especially if you need that last collector's piece or are looking for a rare coin or stamp or just need some new electronics or computer parts.
With an Internet application, you've save the mailing and data entry time, plus the cost of a first-class stamp!
Once both parties have signed the documents, a notary republic must sign and stamp the document.
The design possibilities for bedrooms are endless; the most important thing is to create a room with your own individual stamp on it.
Bathrooms need to be functional, yet welcoming, and of course you want to put your own personal stamp the room.
Your home is your canvas and the one place you can put your stamp of originality on without caring what anyone else thinks.
Learning how to stencil or stamp is a bit more difficult that the previous two techniques, and you will need a few more tools and a lot more patience to.
As with any interior decorating style, it's important to put your own stamp on your Victorian designs.
Editing options for the PoGo include adding predesigned borders and a date and time stamp on photos.
Sell by - Most meats, fish, poultry, and baked goods bear a Sell by stamp.
Frozen foods, dry packaged goods, and cereals carry this stamp.
Or there are stamps that look like the back side of a rubber stamp, where the word is printed onto a raised block.
You'll learn the differences in the basic types of ink pads, how to stamp a clean image and so much more.
Rubber stamp a design on a chipboard tag.
Stamp the quote onto a strip of ribbon using your favorite alphabet stamps.
Digital brushes and stamps create images that resemble a traditional rubber stamp, but with consistent clarity.
Some styles resemble a traditional electronic postage stamp.
When you look for postmarks online, be sure to use search terms such as digital postmarks for scrapbooking, digital stamp for scrapbooks, digital stamps and brushes for scrapbooking or Photoshop brushes for scrapbooking.
Scrap Girls--The site offers a number of stamp and brush sets for family and pet themes.
Scrapbook Bytes--This site features a number of free tutorials, including one on how to create a postage stamp element.
Art-e-zine--The site offers a tutorial on how to make your own digital stamp.
Tutorials give instructions on how to make the most of digital stamp technology.
Cut a sheet of fun foam in the design of your choice, mount it onto a sturdy piece of cardboard or a block of wood, and stamp away!
For traditional projects, you can print out the stamp and use it as clip art.
Or, use the stamp to create scrapbook paper and print out for use in a project.
Wondering if a stamp and scrapbooking convention is right for you?
Stamp and scrapbook shows may be help alone or as part of a larger craft or art conventions.
Stamp and scrapbook organizations holding the conventions may be national, or only hold shows in a few localities.
Stamp a simple shape entirely in flocking powder.
Cover the chipboard with adhesive using a glue pen or glue stamp pad and carefully sprinkle on flocking powder.
Part of adding your personal stamp to your creations is being resourceful.
Plus, it's just a common courtesy to attach a stamp and get the invitations in the mail.
The stamp is not required, however, and so some whole grain products do not include it.
Use the same stamp to create personalized thank you notes and place cards.
Here are some ideas to add your own stamp to traditional wedding vows.
Consider using a sealing wax on your envelope and stamp with your last name initial.
Line up the stamp with the paper, and then press it down firmly.
Carefully remove the stamp from the paper.
Add personal touches to the invitation, such as sprinkling glitter into the envelope, creating a custom postage stamp with a castle or related scene, or gluing small crystals to the corners of the invitation card.
These projects include adding fabric linen trim, pom-pom fringe, ribbon trim or simply creating your own design on sheer curtains by using a rubber stamp.
The rubber stamp embellishment project is an easy and fun curtain project that you can use to alter the design and make curtains for any season, such as snowflakes for winter or flowers for spring.
The stories are updated quite regularly, with a time stamp indicating when the story was posted.
It is completely formulated in a laboratory, but often package labels bear the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) stamp of approval, meaning that the food has passed the AAFCO feeding trial.
Pickworld offers photo printing, pad printing and hot stamp imagery.
Ceiling electrical boxes aren't all rated for fan use, so take a look at the box to see if it has a stamp that identifies it as either heavy duty or fan rated.
The simple stamp link bracelet style is always a favorite.
Manufacturers can only stamp a package with a certified organic seal if all USDA regulations for organic processing have been met.
The Fair Trade stamp means that the product you bought was made by an adult worker who is earning a living wage and who is working in healthy conditions.
Always be sure that you check the label for the 100% certified organic stamp.
Designers extraordinaire like Karl Lagerfeld, who currently serves as the creative director for both Fendi and Chanel, and British design sensation Stella McCartney, have all left their cultural stamp on the designer house.
However, we have to cut corners here and there to make ends meet and still obtain the items we lust over--or items similar enough to achieve our stamp of approval.
Having a high fashion sense means taking an item that's popular and putting your own unique stamp on it.
Have Tortimer stamp an event card from the Mayor 14 times to get a special prize.
Unlike console games publishers, PC game publishers don't pay a hefty royalty fee for each game they sell - they don't have to shell out for the rights to stamp "Xbox approved" or "PS2 approved" on their boxes.
That information should help you in your search, unless the stamp is worn off or unable to be read.
Also, stamp down the snow under your tent as flat as possible to prevent any painful ice bumps when the snow refreezes.
For example, a home costing GBP 150,000 (US $299,000), the Stamp Duty will be GBP 1,500 (USD $2,361).
The food stamp program is for low-income consumers who need help buying groceries, funded through the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service.
We still hand stamp all of the limited edition numbers on each suit.
This way, you'll know for certain that no matter what your eventual look, it's one that has your unique stamp of personality all over it.
This is just one of the ways that a tankini style allows you to put your own individual stamp on your swim choice.
Magic Hair Stamp 'n' Style - Sophina and Avery come with longer hair that can be colored and styled with the accessories included.
Another possibility is to go into a craft store and visit the stamp or foam outline sections.
Whether you choose authentic or reproduction styles, the variety in unique holder designs make it simple to create a sleek and funky retro style stamp.
You could use their monogram or perhaps stamp a favorite activity on the front of the cards.
Electronic cards may be heavier or thicker than standard postage and may require an extra stamp to mail.
Will your boss or clients be insulted they were not worthy of a stamp, or that you find humor in their holiday?
If your girl wants to put her own stamp on a vampire costume, then consider making one at home.
Contemplate also adding a special touch, like a sealing wax stamp, mild scent, or kiss of lipstick.
You have the reassurance when buying a ring that you can tell the qualities of the precious metal used by the stamp or hallmark.
This tradition of flower rings continued for many years, and each subsequent generation put its own stamp on the floral engagement ring.
You'll find styles from the Heritage Stamp collection, the Haymarket Check and Nova Check collections.
The "G" in the Gucci stamp, whether inside the bag or marked on the hardware, is a very specific shape that features a smooth curve on top, with a very slight dip.
Chanel's stamp will match the hardware of the bag - a silver stamp with silver hardware and a gold stamp with gold hardware.
Crafty gals may find that creating their very own Donna Sharp bag from the kit allows them to put their personal stamp of creativity on the bag, as well as saving a few dollars.
The main thrust of her autobiography states that she fully believes that "magic" is all around us, and that each culture puts their own stamp on this magic.
He's very impatient and will snort and stamp if kept waiting.
Searchers stamp the logbook with their own personal stamp to show that they have discovered the box.
Letterboxing. Once you have made your own stamp and notebook, letterboxing is completely free.
The spaces should be large enough that you can place a mark, stamp, or a sticker on them when the child has behaved well.
He or she can place the sticker in place or stamp the appropriate space (with help if necessary).
They quickly warned their supervisors that the ship was cursed, for the devil had put his stamp on the numbers, but they were laughed at and told to get back to work.
The "tell" here can be found in the time stamp on the video.
Moore, frugal crafters can stock up on all the supplies they need to paint, stitch, bead, quilt, decorate, stamp, knit, scrapbook, or whatever else they dream up.
The food stamp program is designed to assist low income people in purchasing meat, milk, bread, produce, and other items for preparing meals.
Food stamp assistance can be used to purchase almost any edible item in the grocery store, so you can still prepare meals that fit your family's unique dietary preferences.
Generally, however, it takes about 30 days for a food stamp application to be processed.
Before you fill out the application, use the Pre-Screening Eligibility Tool to help determine whether you would qualify for food stamp assistance.
Seventeen percent of the city's residents earned below 50 percent of the poverty line and 29 percent received food stamp assistance.
The lowest level "thrifty food plan" is used to determine food stamp allotments.
Some people also use the rhinestone kits, screenprinting setups, stamp creators, and specialty papers available at Coastal to start small business ventures.
The food stamp income requirements are based on the federal poverty level, but deductions are allowed for expenses such as dependant care, legally-owed child support payments, and medical care for people who are elderly or disabled.
Food stamp applications are verified on a regular basis and there are hotline numbers in every state for people to report cases of fraud.
Seeds and plants that produce food for your family to eat can be purchased with food stamp benefits, but you can not purchase live animals with your SNAP card.
While the food stamp program is the best known source of assistance for low-income people in need of help with their grocery bills, it is not the only resource available.
Unlike food stamp applications that can sometimes be filled out online, you must visit WIC office locations in order to see if you qualify for this type of government assistance.
Typically, these guidelines are based on the federal poverty level and your state's food stamp eligibility criteria.
While girls will have a much bigger selection to choose from, prom-going guys can still find suitable shoes to put a personal stamp on their look.
Subtle embossing includes a tiny stamp of your brand of choice found near the heel, but you can go over-the-top with all-over embossed designs for a textured look and feel.
The couple reunited a few years later after her relationship with Chris Stamp (Ryan Lavery's biological father) ended with Stamps' death.
Not so affectionately known as the "tramp stamp," lower back tattoos are now associated with both beautiful women and those who tend to live a more "carefree" life.
Calling a lower back tattoo a "tramp stamp" is many women's way of thumbing their nose at antiquated attitudes about a woman's right to express herself.
There are many tattoo designs and styles that come into favor as a trend, like the so-called "tramp stamp", that gradually lose their favor over time.
There's a lot of talk about tramp stamp tattoos, some of it good and some of it bad.
The derogatory term "tramp stamp" actually has less to do with a particular kind of tattoo design and more to do with the actual placement of the tattoo.
Although plenty of men also choose to get a lower back tat, you'll rarely hear the term "tramp stamp" used in reference to anyone but a woman sporting this tattoo placement.
There's an unfortunate social connotation sometimes attached to tramp stamp tattoos by certain segments of the population.
Still, it's difficult to escape the judgment of strangers, so it's important to understand that the so-called tramp stamp can, right or wrong, leave a certain impression on people.
Regardless of what anyone feels about the infamous tramp stamp, one thing is certain.