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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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In this stanza, the daughter describes the only action that she has control over: her choice to sacrifice herself willingly for her tither. Minus this stanza, the lyrics focus solely on the economic exchange.
"I honestly believe that the reasons my finances began to grow was because of great discipline and being a faithful steward in the house of God as a tither and a cheerful giver," she says.
'What Pity 'tis then Sir, that you have no Living Issue by tither!' Francis Hayman's witty riposte to James 'Athenian' Stuart's idle musing on the two principal strands of his career is as likely to have tickled as it is to have stung him, but, in its half-truth, this reported exchange cuts deep to the heart of Stuart's maddeningly elusive legacy.
Moreover, it is a very revealing fact that a significant number of the women who gain office do so upon the death of a spouse or, occasionally, a tither. In effect, they inherit office rather than gain it solely by their own thumotic, ambitious efforts.
Is declared how he happened to come tither, the Scituation of the Country, the temperature of the Climate, the manners and conditions of the people that inhabit it; their Laws, Ordinances, and Ceremonies, their way of Marrying, Burying, &c.
8, 2001, at 6; Helen Tither, Record Numbers of Unaccompanied Refugee Children are Arriving in Manchester Seeking Asylum, MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS, Oct.
David Tither, 22, an IT supervisor, of Stalybridge, Cheshire, admitted being rowdy, shouting and swearing.
Later, Hine Titama is 'shame[d]' when she discovers that her husband is her tither; Tane, who instigated their sexual union has no shame (p.
Denis Tither (1994) has compiled the following list of requirements for the ideal networker:
In fact, Alphonso's realization that he has made mistakes plays a significant part in the drama's resolution: "I dare say nothing; / My tongue's a new tongue Sir, and knowes his tither" (5.6.77-78).
Monorail equipment for either hand or motor operation may be obtained from greenhouse manufacturers and tither companies.