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Letter "L" » levy
«All taxation is an evil, but heavy taxes, indiscriminately levied on every everything are one of the greatest curses that can afflict a people»
«Change in fashion is the tax which the industry of the poor levies on the vanity of the rich»
«And king Solomon raised a levy out of all Israel; and the levy was thirty thousand men.»
«And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses: a month they were in Lebanon, and two months at home: and Adoniram was over the levy.»
«And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, / Take the sum of the prey that was taken, both of man and of beast, thou, and Eleazar the priest, and the chief fathers of the congregation: / And divide the prey into two parts; between them that took the war upon them, who went out to battle, and between all the congregation: / And levy a tribute unto the LORD of the men of war which went out to battle: one soul of five hundred, both of the persons, and of the beeves, and of the asses, and of the sheep: / Take it of their half, and give it unto Eleazar the priest, for an heave offering of the LORD.»
«And all the people that were left of the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites, which were not of the children of Israel, / Their children that were left after them in the land, whom the children of Israel also were not able utterly to destroy, upon those did Solomon levy a tribute of bondservice unto this day.»
«And this is the reason of the levy which king Solomon raised; for to build the house of the LORD, and his own house, and Millo, and the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor, and Megiddo, and Gezer.»
«Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle.»
«For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.»
«After life's fitful fever he sleeps well. Treason has done his worst. Nor steel nor poison, malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing can touch him further.»
Author: William Shakespeare