Sentence Examples

  • The policy of protection was further accentuated by raising the impost on corn from 5 to 7 francs per hectolitre (23/4 bushels).
  • In 1869 the main quota to the impost was increased by one-tenth, in addition to the extra two-tenths previously imposed in 1866.
  • The buildings impost has been assessed since 1866 upon the basis of 12.50% of taxable revenue.
  • At first the net revenue from the impost was less than 1,100,000; but under Sellas firm administration (1869-1873), and in consequence of improvements gradually introduced by him, the net return ultimately exceeded 3,200,000.
  • The parliamentary opposition to the impost, which the Left denounced as the tax on hunger, was largely factitious.

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