quittance


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quittance

release from debt or other obligation or a receipt or other document certifying this.
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1151 (Grohmann and Khoury 1993: 118-19) [phrase omitted] T[his] is what Ahmad ibn 'Umar ibn Sari' leased Tax receipt documents issued by administrative officials that constitute a quittance (barah a) from liability to pay tax also sometimes open with a demonstrative pronoun and have an identificatory component with the form hadha kitab bara'a minfulan "This is a document of quittance from so-and-so" (Frantz-Murphy 2001: 64-65; Khan 2007: 28).
In contrast, Quittance has experienced rapid expansion as a result of their fairer approach for claimants."
Hence, Shylock's stipulation, in "merry sport" (2.1.141) that Antonio pay the Jew a pound of flesh as quittance is as much a hazy wish for a miracle as a premeditated plan of revenge: that Antonio regard him in "kind" for his "kind" action, not as a subpar inhabitant of Venice.
But it's not only that Roy Kelly all but met his quittance by not listening to Shark.
(40) It seems generally true that tenants who performed their service received writs of quittance, and were therefore not to be held liable for scutage.
Nous avons trouve aussi une quittance aux archives du Minas Gerais qui prouve que Joao Souza Lisboa a vendu les livrets de quatre operas: La Petite Gitane, Coriolan, Jeux Olympiques et Alexandre aux Indes, en date du 25 fevrier 1771, au locataire Marcelino Jose de Mesquita.
To be short, if this mislike thee (said he) thou hast Hipparehus one of my infranchised bondmen with thee: hang him if thou wilt, or whippe him at thy pleasure, that we may crie quittance." Plutarch, Lives, Llll 4v (944).
(26) ANQM, notaire Jean-Marie Faribault, 9 avril 1810: Quittance de Jacques Archambault aux syndics de l'eglise.
General Tuker's memoir calls 1947 "the year of quittance." (5) On 20 February Attlee announced that Britain would withdraw from India on or before June of the following year.
Evidence suggests that Pushkin's median ideology was that of an enlightened aristocrat--which did not prevent him from playing around in Russian with stirring freedom-loving phrases long cliched in French poetry (his defiant Lycee verses, the cause of his exile), just as it did not prevent him in 1833 from calculating how much money he could gain if he turned over sluggard serfs on the Boldino estate to the state for "recruit quittance." How many of these gestures can be read back into a drama on medieval Muscovy or forward into a consistent "traditional" Russian value system is difficult to say.
Red Ransom (sire of Oaks heroine Casual Look): Only representative is Castlemartin Stud's filly (51), the second produce of French Listed winner Quittance.
Siger Bogaerd received a quittance on behalf of his wife, while Kateline Bertemus contracted a lease in the name of her husband, Heinric van Oestersele.(91) The latter document is of particular interest.