levis

Definitions

  • the Levying of The Tax: The Taxpayer in The Scribe's Office
    the Levying of The Tax: The Taxpayer in The Scribe's Office
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n levis a popular brand of jeans
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Levying the Tax: The Taxpayer in The Hands of The Exactors Levying the Tax: The Taxpayer in The Hands of The Exactors
Levying the Tax: The Bastinado Levying the Tax: The Bastinado
Quebec from Levi Quebec from Levi
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Quotations

  • William Shakespeare
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    “After life's fitful fever he sleeps well. Treason has done his worst. Nor steel nor poison, malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing can touch him further.”
  • Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort
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    “Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.”
  • Austin O'Malley
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    “In levying taxes and in shearing sheep it is well to stop when you get down to the skin.”

Usage

In literature:

They levy money on subjects not inhabiting the colony (and consequently not represented in the General Court).
"The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2" by Egerton Ryerson
On his left, somewhat to the rear, was another tank, and at this the native levies were placed.
"On the Irrawaddy" by G. A. Henty
Quite so, but my point is, that it has come to the Taxil documents through Eliphas Levi.
"Devil-Worship in France" by Arthur Edward Waite
Long after he had gone, the pawnbroker and his friend, Levi, sat with the door locked and the diamond before them, eagerly inspecting it.
"The Skipper's Wooing, and The Brown Man's Servant" by W. W. Jacobs
His lordship is going to a levie this morning and thinks it might amuse you to go too.
"The Young Visiters or, Mr. Salteena's Plan" by Daisy Ashford
But it is much older than Reuben Levi.
"Jersey Street and Jersey Lane" by H. C. Bunner
By usury a tribute is levied on his bread from the wheat in the field until it reaches his tables.
"Usury" by Calvin Elliott
I. Leo Sharfman, Mrs. Joseph Jastrow, Dr. H. M. Kallen, and Dr. C. S. Levi of Milwaukee.
"The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915" by Various
This done, the diet voted to levy a tax to defray the expenses of the war.
"The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa" by Paul Barron Watson
The provision for paying the tribute, levied on all, for the support of the Temple, added to the distraction.
"Jesus the Christ" by James Edward Talmage
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In poetry:

As the holy grouth grene
With ive all alone
When flowerys cannot be sene,
And grenewode levys be gone.
"Grene Growith The Holy" by King Henry VIII
They filled in wyne, and made him glad,
Vnder the levys smale,
And zete pastes of venysone,
That gode was with ale.
"Robin Hood And The Monk" by Andrew Lang
"Loke that ze kepe wel our tristil tre
Vnder the levys smale,
And spare non of this venyson
That gose in thys vale."
"Robin Hood And The Monk" by Andrew Lang
Said Statesman A to Statesman Z:
"That is the list, a pretty bevy;
No thing or act that is untaxed;
There’s nothing more on which to levy."
"The Final Tax" by Ellis Parker Butler
The first was the shirt. How that old waddy swore.
It jest wouldn't go on and it ripped and it tore.
The boots they jest wouldn't go onto his feet
And the old Levi pants was too small in the seat.
"His Old Clothes" by Bruce Kiskaddon
--Ah flag of shame and woe!
For not by these who go,
Scythe-men and club-men, foot and hunger-worn,
These levies raw and rude,
Can England be subdued,
Or that ancestral throne from its foundations torn!
"The Ballad Of King Monmouth" by Francis Turner Palgrave

In news:

Those on Team Paladino (remember him) are having a gloatfest over news that Steve Levy won't seek reelection and this (reprised) video throws it in GOP Chairman Ed Cox's face (Cox of course is the late Richard Nixon's son-in-law).
" Go Forth " Levis video.
Goforth .levi.com/fortune I'd like to make a similar suggestion.
The Dassel-Cokato School Board approved a fall levy asking voters to increase the district's revenue by $1 million each year for seven years.
Love,Stephen, Dawn, Makayla and Levi Webb.
Victor Schoenfeld, Chief Winemaker and Anat Levi, CEO.
LEXINGTON— Gothenburg maintains the third highest property tax levy of all Dawson County communities for the 2012-13 budget year.
Ranny Levi, Founder and President of Kids First.
Guernsey County residents will vote on a new levy this November that has the potential to feed thousands of senior citizens and veterans in the county.
The levy would annually generate $320,000 for the Guernsey County Senior Citizen Meals on Wheels Program.
Remember to vote NO East Guernsey Levy.
Tax levy would help Mukilteo buy Japanese Gulch .
The district purchased 2,700 iPads and Macbook Airs to be used by students and teachers in school after voters approved extending a tax levy in May.
(FORTUNE Magazine) – "Money has no odor," said Roman Emperor Vespasian after he levied a tax on public urinals.
( Scott Levy, Getty Images ).
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In science:

We know that in the classical probability theory the concept of Gaussian stability (central limit theorem) was generalized by L´evy and Khintchine to distributions with a power-law tail.
Free Random Levy Variables and Financial Probabilities
The parameter b is related to the L´evy index α, asymmetry β , and range or scale γ .
Free Random Levy Variables and Financial Probabilities
Here we show, following our recent analysis , that the financial covariance spectrum is throughout permeated by free L´evy noise.
Free Random Levy Variables and Financial Probabilities
The normalization in (18) follows from the fact that the “variance” for L´evy matrices grows like T 2/α where α = 2 is the expected diffusive limit (Brownian).
Free Random Levy Variables and Financial Probabilities
Let (M , ˆG) be a generalized pseudo-Riemannian manifold with Levi-Civita connection ˆD.
Nonlinear distributional geometry and general relativity
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