Personal estate (as has been before remarked), from the difficulty in tracing it, cannot be subjected to large contributions, by any other means than by taxes on consumption
They knew nothing about consumption
whatever, except that it made people cough; and for two weeks they had been worrying about a coughing-spell of Antanas.
Suppose a share assessed to each person of one or two francs for the consumption
of salt and you obtain ten or a dozen millions; the modern "gabelle" disappears, the poor breathe freer, agriculture is relieved, the State receives as much, and no tax-payer complains.
She is as lanky as a plucked chicken in consumption
, and, with Phaldoni (her servant), constitutes the entire staff of the establishment.
Her disorder turned to a galloping Consumption
and in a few days carried her off.
There was a regular supply of inexpensive fiction written to order by poor hacks for the consumption
of the illiterate.
The lunch hour in the office was only partly spent by Denham in the consumption
9 percent of all cancers in women was due to alcohol consumption
growth reflects a variety of both persistent and transitory factors.
It points out that per capita consumption
in the Kingdom is 7.
The behavior of aggregate consumption
in response to the downturn in 1981 was an immediate, sharp decline of 1 percent followed by a gradual rise over the next year.