26) In discussing the gambling habits of the King in "George IV," Thackeray writes, "A noble lord, whom we shall call the Marquis of Steyne, is said to have mulcted
him in immense sums" (GIV, p.
They scized debtors and held them in small lock-ups where `they mulcted
their victims, forcing them to pay what were often exorbitant prices for food and lodging' (Brewer 1980: 26).
The agricultural labourer was then further mulcted
by enclosure, and the extinction of those immemorial rights of pasture and fuel which he had so long enjoyed.
In 1896 Hearst sent Bierce to Washington to head the lobby opposing passage of a funding bill that would have mulcted
taxpayers of millions of dollars for the benefit of the Central and Southern Pacific railroads.
When those who had been swindled demanded retribution, they were finally convinced that they had been mulcted
as a result of their own selfishness and greed.
Musni, 60, were picking up passengers in Blumentritt, Manila last Wednesday when three men boarded their jeepney, commandeered their vehicle and mulcted
them of their day's earnings amounting to P900.
If Team GB wins as many medals as it did in 2008, which I doubt, it will be because the taxpayer has been mulcted
for the past four years, chiefly for elitist sports that cost the most to compete in - like messing about in boats and hurtling round monstrously expensive velodromes.
libertarians) seizing, or directing, state funds improperly mulcted
from the long suffering taxpayer, toward the promotion of liberty and freedom.
Yes, one justification for using roads, a regulated bank, the post office, a public library or park, is that the money to build and administer these amenities was mulcted
from the taxpayers, and therefore in utilizing them one is "only getting one's money back.
With strict liability, clinics would be tempted to focus on these questions because they would be automatically mulcted
in court fees whenever a couple separates and goes to court to resolve the issue of preembryo disposition.