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Tithe

Ten percent of one's income or production donated to a religious institution. Historically, one could pay a tithe in cash or in kind. In a few jurisdictions, tithes are enforced by law. More broadly, a tithe may refer to a religious donation, even if it is less than 10% of one's income.
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theliver drink at the Johnny Pye and when the man got off the bus further up Woodchurch Road, he unsuccessfully tried to pull Tither off with him.
All three were banned from attending matches, Mills for 10 years, Thompson for six years and Tither for three years.
Divided into three short booklets, Berggren's work takes the reader on a tour of the Psalms from the perspective of a committed tither.
A third Manchester United fan, 22-year-old David Tither, was also given a three-year ban and ordered to carry out 100 hours community service for his part in a street brawl with Cardiff City fans prior to last summer's fixture.
In addition to suggesting a recreation of the name of the tither in the name of the son (the tone itself is biblical), the framed piece emphasises once more the inescapable, indeed the studied, self-referentiality of the family interaction event.
Peter Tither, pictured, an ex-pat who lives in the South of France, paid PS2,000 for the right to be the new Lord of Little Barr, Birmingham, but the manor does not exist apart from a forgotten footnote in the Domesday Book.
John Tither, 34, of City Road, Walton, charged with possession of a blade, failing to surrender to custody and theft - four months imprisonment suspended for 12 months with supervision and pounds 85 costs.
Our coach Andy Tither has been preparing for a fortnight for last weekend''s battle," Worsley said before the game.
Iris Tither, a friend of Mrs Martin for more than 50 years, said the pensioner was a strong-minded woman who despite deteriorating health, remained a woman of forceful opinions.
Milverton school head boy and head girl George Duckworth and Evie Tither with the cream teas on offer at the school fair and (below) Lorraine Allen, who took a stall at the fair to raise more funds.
Katie's agent Paul Tither told the council: "The proposals are to provide adequate living accommodation for a family of five including a disabled child for a temporary period.