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  • The corn-growers and the revenue collectors were ruined by exorbitant imposts or by the iniquitous cancelling of contracts; temples and private houses were robbed of their works of art; and the rights of Roman citizens were disregarded.
  • By his rigorous imposts he alienated the favour of his subjects, and especially of the clergy, whom he otherwise sought to control firmly.
  • The state therefore draws its principal revenues from the imposts, the taxes and the monopolies.
  • According to the Italian tributary system, imposts, properly so called are those upon land, T~aUon buildings and personal estate.
  • Its place was taken by other imposts of
 

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