The customs and the octroi, if there be any, have been avoided.
"Dracula" by Bram Stoker
Save at the entrance of towns, and for the octroi the eye no longer encounters an official clerk.
"The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 5 (of 6)" by Hippolyte A. Taine
Our luggage was not examined at the Octroi.
"Burlesques" by William Makepeace Thackeray
The first human beings she saw on her way were the octroi officers at the gate.
"A Siren" by Thomas Adolphus Trollope
She had married a man employed in the Octroi service, who had died leaving her with two little girls.
"The Fat and the Thin" by Emile Zola
A few miles and a few minutes more and we were in the embrace of the loveliest of them, which was at first the clutch on the octroi.
"Familiar Spanish Travels" by W. D. Howells
He was still working there, behind the octroi wall at the new hospital.
"L'Assommoir" by Emile Zola
Had he stolen, or killed anybody, or tried to evade the octroi duty?
"Whosoever Shall Offend" by F. Marion Crawford
La Liberte ne se donne jamais, ne s'octroie jamais; elle se conquiert.
"The Promise Of American Life" by Herbert David Croly
As to the octroi system, it is bad beyond all conception.
"Roumania Past and Present" by James Samuelson
To-morrow, to-morrow, we will take the octroi by assault.
"Sophisms of the Protectionists" by Frederic Bastiat
A chef de bataillon of the 34th was slain by a shot from a window, and some offices of the Octroi have been burned.
"Edmond Dantès" by Edmund Flagg
Paie l'on bien les octrois et les droits reunis?
"Travels in France during the years 1814-1815" by Archibald Alison
Further, every city had its own octroi duties, customs, ferry dues, highway and water rates.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
The barriers run along the line of fortifications and form the "octroi," or tax limit of the city.
"Mlle. Fouchette" by Charles Theodore Murray
They are, therefore, allowed to store them, under the supervision of the octroi, and pay as they are sold.
"Paris" by William Walton
The venta of Sarria was kept by a nephew of Gaspar's, the octroi man, one recently come to the district.
"The Firebrand" by S. R. Crockett
A few duties are, however, levied, which are really octroi rather than customs charges.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 1 "Franciscans" to "French Language"" by Various
The octroi, in its present form, is a comparatively modern institution.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20. December, 1877." by Various