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I did not see why the lyceum should not present its tax bill, and have the State to back its demand, as well as the Church.
Roxana put the bill carefully away in her pocket, with her eyes fixed upon Tom's face all the while; then she said:
And if you come here, bothering about your Bill, I'll make an example of both your Bill and you, and let him slip through my fingers.
I go further, and affirm that bills of rights, in the sense and to the extent in which they are contended for, are not only unnecessary in the proposed Constitution, but would even be dangerous.
No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal; coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts; pass any Bill of Attainder, ex post facto Law, or Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts, or grant any Title of Nobility.
The Tin Woodman began to turn over the rubbish with the handle of his axe; and, sure enough, what they had first thought only worthless papers were found to be all bills of various denominations, which the mischievous Jackdaws had for years been engaged in stealing from the villages and cities they visited.
Duplicate Bills of Lading, sir," answered the clerk, placing the documents on his ma ster's table.
As we do not disdain to borrow wit or wisdom from any man who is capable of lending us either, we have condescended to take a hint from these honest victuallers, and shall prefix not only a general bill of fare to our whole entertainment, but shall likewise give the reader particular bills to every course which is to be served up in this and the ensuing volumes.
She was to furnish typewritten bills of fare for the twenty-one tables in the restaurant--a new bill for each day's dinner, and new ones for breakfast and lunch as often as changes occurred in the food or as neatness required.
But once in a while, when the house needs paintin', or the doctor bills are up, or his oldest kid wants a bicycle, he jumps out an' makes fifty or a hundred bucks before some of the clubs.
Worst of all was the frightful bill that was still to come from Graiczunas for the beer and liquor that might be consumed.
Buffalo Bill taught me the most of what I know, my mother taught me much, and I taught myself the rest.