Receipts


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Receipts

Funds collected from selling land, capital, or services, as well as collections from the public (budget receipts), such as taxes, fines, duties, and fees.
References in classic literature ?
"The purse'll be sixty-five per cent of the gate receipts. You're a dub, and an unknown.
& French would make no more difficulty about paying the money on my receipt than you have just done."
But he had scarcely left before Danglars, with an energy of action those can alone understand who have seen Robert Macaire represented by Frederic,* exclaimed, -- "Fool!" Then enclosing Monte Cristo's receipt in a little pocket-book, he added: -- "Yes, come at twelve o'clock; I shall then be far away." Then he double-locked his door, emptied all his drawers, collected about fifty thousand francs in bank-notes, burned several papers, left others exposed to view, and then commenced writing a letter which he addressed:
Bishopriggs dictated the receipt. She wrote and signed it.
But the best receipt (best, I say, to work, and best to take) is the admonition of a friend.
There's your receipt, Soldier; and now I'm responsible for the prisoner.
-- The box will reach you by wagon, on the day after your receipt of this letter.
He merely asked his friends to come and help him drink some, of a remarkable fine quality and rich flavour, that he had ordered up from the city a couple of months ago, and of which he would be in the receipt upon the morrow.
(in the opinion of the bankers) looked the receipt over before they attempted to make use of it, and had given them the necessary warning in good time.
"What dud he do ot Voloparaiso but land sux hundred fathom o' chain cable an' take never a receipt from the lighter-mon.
"'How long ha' ye been goin' tull sea,' says I, 'not tull be knowin' the mate's duty uz tull deluver no cargo wuthout receipt for same?
Being able to get receipts by text or email has been a driver of consumer enthusiasm for Square and other payment systems that enable small retailers to turn a mobile phone or tablet computer into an on-the-go payment system.