Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Oedipus provides the classic instance, in Greek literature, of the pitiless exactment of divine punishment for unintentional sin.
The court had, therefore, more or less range in the exactment of penalties but the legislature of 1811 passed during the first fortnight of its session a specific law governing slave crimes.
The aboriginal tribes with which the Russians came into contact frequently fought them courageously, opposing especially the exactment of the tribute in pelts, but their small numbers and the
His own ordinances are only to be understood as preparatory steps towards its own exactment.
Gin, adulteration of, 187 quantity of alcohol contained in different sorts, 205 dangerous method of clarifying, 202 legal exactment of its saleable strength, 197
A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons Exhibiting the Fraudulent Sophistications of Bread, Beer, Wine, Spiritous Liquors, Tea, Coffee, Cream, Confectionery, Vinegar, Mustard, Pepper, Cheese, Olive Oil, Pickles, and Other Articles Employed in Domestic Economy
13 But he feared that, if a parallel of latitude should be recognized by solemn exactment as the boundary between slavery and freedom, filibustering for all south of us and making slave States of it would follow in spite of us.