quittance


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quittance

release from debt or other obligation or a receipt or other document certifying this.
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The pound of flesh by which Shylock pursues his revenge so viscerally under the cover of law underscores the quittance for "those wrongs [for] which there is not Law to remedy" (71)--the ethnic abuses and civil inequalities that ignite his revenge.
But it's not only that Roy Kelly all but met his quittance by not listening to Shark.
536] also quotes the instances of Philip Mark and Engelard de Cigogne successfully claiming quittance from Exchequer demands for profits on the grounds that they had spent all sums owed on repairs to castles or on accommodating the king and his followers early in the reign of Henry III.
We had the work/ And we asked no quittance - / We had the work"?
Slender: Ay, and Rato-lorum too; and a gentleman born, Master Parson, who writes himself Armigero, in any bill, warrant, quittance, or obligation, Armigero.
il y a desormais obligation de mentionner le matricule fiscal sur tout document emis (note d'honoraire, contrat, quittance,.
Neil Wilson, of Quittance Personal Injury, said claims could rise "into the millions" if contestants were left unfit to work.
Investigating the relationship between civil behavior and organizational justice with occupational quittance of the employees of Mohaghegh Ardebili university.
When Shore with middle-class humility refuses a knighthood for services to the crown, Edward promises some alternative reward "to quittance [his] deserts" (I, 924), only to steal his wife.
If action brings requitement (in discharge of obligation), what follows on the anger of vengeance is a quittance.