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On the other hand, Daylight could have taken in fully a dozen horses to pasture, which would have earned him a dollar and a half per head per month.
Methinks it is no great stretch of generosity to allow us lambs for the altar of the Lord, receiving in lieu thereof thirty silver shekels per head
At a grain of gold per head, I could have got together a nice crowd to listen to me, and even to admire me
She conceived an affection for the pigeons which had thrown themselves on her hospitality; and when Boxtel's servant reclaimed them with culinary intentions, having eaten the first fifteen already, and now wishing to eat the other fifteen, she offered to buy them from him for a consideration of six stivers per head.
THE SECOND class of powers, lodged in the general government, consists of those which regulate the intercourse with foreign nations, to wit: to make treaties; to send and receive ambassadors, other public ministers, and consuls; to define and punish piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and offenses against the law of nations; to regulate foreign commerce, including a power to prohibit, after the year 1808, the importation of slaves, and to lay an intermediate duty of ten dollars per head, as a discouragement to such importations.
Such a dinner he calculated could not be dished up under fifteen or eighteen dollars per head.
Critics have slammed Wales' "investment gulf" and called for a rebalancing of the economy after Adam Price AM, Plaid Cymru's shadow cabinet secretary for the economy, revealed that some parts of the country are funded over three times more per head than others.
Other leading prices: beef cows per head - PS1460 Upper Kinneil; PS1370 Gillandersland; PS1360 Carriston; PS1300 and PS1150 West Woodlane.
The figures mean Cardiff's GVA per head, at PS24,701, is now not far below the UK average.
KARACHI -- Minimum amount of Fitrana and Roza Fidya for the current year has been fixed one hundred rupees per head.
PEOPLE in Newcastle and Northumberland will yet again shoulder some of the worst cuts in council funding, with spending set to fall by nearly PS20 per head next year.
Cornwall is allocated PS863 per head (PS476million for the region)