forfeiture

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  • Still forfeiture without death might have satisfied even them. Cited from William the Conqueror, by E.A. Freeman
  • Probably no one will deny that rebellion works a forfeiture of all political rights to those engaged in it. Cited from Continental Monthly, Vol IV, Issue VI, December 1863, by Various
  • Under the circumstances, it meant, of course, a forfeiture of all their estates. Cited from The Story Of Ireland, by Emily Lawless
  • The court could therefore get little in the way of forfeiture, and might get much in the way of ransom. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 2, Macaulay
  • But what said he to the Forfeiture of his Land? Cited from The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. III, by Aphra Behn
  • Overall, the pattern in recent decades has been a substantial increase in forfeiture activity.
  • Yet you must prove the forfeiture, or no human legislation can deprive that child of its freedom. Cited from Conflict With Slavery, by Whitter,V7, Part 1
  • If Harry lost, it meant the forfeiture of his entire month's salary. Cited from A Lover in Homespun, by F. Clifford Smith
  • They don't face the mere forfeiture of a few congressional seats but the loss of their lives.
  • Continued non-residence entails upon the non-resident the forfeiture of his interest. Cited from Treatise on the Six-Nation Indians, J.B. Mackenzie
  • Ireland was one of the first countries to introduce civil forfeiture.
  • The words of "forfeiture" and "republic" were heard there for the first time. Cited from History of the Girondists, Volume I, by Alphonse de Lamartine
  • The forfeitures go on, and the house, I hear, is improved for our future meetings. Cited from Life Of Johnson, Volume 4 (of 6), by Boswell
  • So that while this law continues, there is no forfeiture, even during the life of the person attainted. Cited from The Government Class Book, by Andrew W. Young
  • She felt that this was so, and submitted to the justice of the forfeiture. Cited from The Lovels of Arden, by M. E. Braddon
  • These acts generally extended the time of payment for settlers whose lands were scheduled for forfeiture within that year.
  • The concepts of asset forfeiture goes back thousands of years and has been recorded throughout history on many different occasions.
  • Note, however, that deliberate attempts to slow down play for this reason are subject to a forfeiture being declared.
  • If imported in ships of any other country, the penalty is forfeiture of ship and goods. Cited from Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith
  • Taking into account their conduct and the wife's financial position it was just for the wife to be relieved from forfeiture.
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