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Aora, who might be described as his prime minister and treasurer, had received the tithes as fast as they were paid over, and filled them into large, fine-netted bags of coconut sennit.
As for Colonel Brandon, she was not only ready to worship him as a saint, but was moreover truly anxious that he should be treated as one in all worldly concerns; anxious that his tithes should be raised to the utmost; and scarcely resolved to avail herself, at Delaford, as far as she possibly could, of his servants, his carriage, his cows, and his poultry.
The Irwines should dine with him every week, and have their own carriage to come in, for in some very delicate way that Arthur would devise, the lay-impropriator of the Hayslope tithes would insist on paying a couple of hundreds more to the vicar; and his aunt should be as comfortable as possible, and go on living at the Chase, if she liked, in spite of her old-maidish ways--at least until he was married, and that event lay in the indistinct background, for Arthur had not yet seen the woman who would play the lady-wife to the first-rate country gentleman.
Not that it was one of those barren parishes lying on the outskirts of civilization--inhabited by meagre sheep and thinly-scattered shepherds: on the contrary, it lay in the rich central plain of what we are pleased to call Merry England, and held farms which, speaking from a spiritual point of view, paid highly-desirable tithes.
The tithe maps, as they are known, were drawn up after the Tithe Commutation Act of 1836, and predate the large-scale Ordnance Survey maps which had not yet begun in Wales.
The tithe maps, as they are known, were drawn up following the Tithe Commutation Act of 1836, and predate the large-scale Ordnance Survey maps which had not yet begun in Wales.
Java Tithe of Ricardo Selga beat Danya Foods 90-88 to grab the second seat of the Group A best of 3 title series opposite Fuchs.
IT WAS 1524 and powerful Liverpool baron Sir William Molyneux decided to build a tithe barn in the fledgling port.
At Teesside Crown Court on Friday, Judge Peter Bowers dismissed the case against Thurlow, of Tithe Barn Road, Stockton, and told him: "That's the end of this matter.
I tithe, not because I am generous but because I am selfish and greedy.
Staged at Tithe Barn Lane, Earlswood, categories include jumping, fancy dress, Best Rescued and Mountain and Moorland.
Another series of maps were derived from the Tithe Commutation Act of 1836, between 1836 and 1852 about 86 per cent of England and Wales was surveyed, so that tithe awards and maps could be drawn up, both these records can be consulted at record offices.