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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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To cries of anger from their friends and family at the back of the court, Mills and Thompson were jailed for four months each and Tither was ordered to carry out 100 hours of community service.
Tither, "The People Factor in Collaboration and Technology Transfer," Technovation, 14, 5 (1994): 283285.
The proposals are to provide adequate living accommodation for a family of five including a disabled child for a temporary period," Contactmusic quoted Tither as writing in the letter.
Tither, Les Culls d'Iraq et l'Etat abbasside, 473-74; and see lbn Rushd, The Distinguished Jurist's Primer: Bid[a.
Coach Andrew Tither was impressed with the application of his much changed side but naivety in critical positions is costing the team dear.
Their songs of praise, supplication, and even the laments reflect the generous, sacrificial, righteous heart of the tither.
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.
Toward the close of her narrative, moreover, Matilda proclaims that it is in anticipation of being eternally united with her tither that she eagerly awaits her death.
The crude and smirking Smerdyakov, consumed by hate, is the genuine expression of the liberal intelligentsias revolt against the authority of the biological father, the tither Tsar, the fathers of the Church, and God the Father.
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.