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  • n. Plural form of carlin.


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  • Monte Python being one of the biggest to do this and have most not ‘get it’. see george carlins last concert and you can see he is completely frustrated that they get his joke, but not the message in it.

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  • The absolution of an apostate and a vagabond, who wishes to return into the pale of the Church, costs twelve tournois, three ducats, six carlins.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The tax granted by the datary for the contracting of marriage out of the permitted seasons, is twenty carlins; and in the permitted periods, if the contracting parties are the second or third degree of kindred, it is commonly twenty-five ducats, and four for expediting the bulls; and in the fourth degree, seven tournois, one ducat, six carlins.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • A father, a mother, or any other relative, who has smothered a child, shall pay four tournois, one ducat, eight carlins; and if it has been killed by the husband and wife together, they shall pay six tournois, two ducats.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The permission to have a portable altar for one person only, is taxed at ten carlins: and to have a domestic chapel on account of the distance of the parish church, and furnish it with baptismal fonts and chaplains, thirty carlins.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Absolution — says Du Pinet — for one who has a carnal knowledge of his mother, his sister, or any of his kindred by birth or affinity, or his godmother, is taxed at five carlins.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Absolution for one who has killed his father, his mother, his brother, his sister, his wife, or any of his kindred — they being of the laity — is taxed at five carlins; for if the deceased was an ecclesiastic, the homicide would be obliged to visit the sanctuary.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • It is also true, that Du Pinet estimates these taxes in tournois, ducats, and carlins; but, as he observes (page 42) that the carlins and the drachmas are of the same value, the substituting for the tax of five, six, or seven drachmas in the original, the like number of carlins, is not falsifying it.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • A woman who has taken a beverage to procure an abortion, or the father who has caused her to take it, shall pay four tournois, one ducat, eight carlins; and if a stranger has given her the said beverage, he shall pay four tournois, one ducat, five carlins.

    A Philosophical Dictionary


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