Fines were a common mode of punishment with the Romans, as with the early Germans.
So, graded on a curve, the $100,000 fine is really just a minor bump in the road.
Fines, amerciaments, and oblatas, as they were called, were another considerable branch of the royal power and revenue.
"Fine, Master Sam, fine," was the hired man's answer.
The finest of his statues was the Hunting Diana, which long formed one of the treasures of Malmaison.
In a trial of merit Wieland cleft Amilias (a brother smith) to the waist; but so fine was the cut that Amilias was not even conscious of it till he attempted to move, when he fell asunder into two pieces.
The finest of gloves is the kid skin glove, that is all I will say about kid skin gloves.
Fines must be reasonable principle dates from Westminster I. Fish and game laws, first precedent in 1285; law protecting wild fowl under Henry VIII; snaring of birds forbidden.
If any of the associates who happens to be poor kill a man, the society are to contribute, by a certain proportion, to pay his fine: a mark a-piece if the fine be seven hundred shillings; less if the person killed be a clown or ceorle; the half of that sum, again, if he be a Welshman.
There are other regulations to protect themselves and their servants from all injuries, to revenge such as are committed, and to prevent their giving abusive language to each other; and the fine, which they engage to pay for this last offence, is a measure of honey.
wide, the finest being Fifth Avenue.
Fines, corporal punishment, and in the case of heinous crimes, mutilation and death are their penalties.
According to the judge, the fine was determined in accordance with the law, which stipulates that the fine for anyone convicted for corruption must be three times the money involved in a corruption transaction.
A few fines of only NIS 800 for not wearing a mask in public is a joke.
If the fine was $1 million, as they have been in some of the U.S. cases, they would really think about that.
The finest and most architecturally imposing was Palazzo d’Aurel at Gudja.
For a violation of the suspension of a store operation, the fine is 5,000 euros, while individual persons will be punished with a fine of 3,000 euros for the same violation.
We believe that fines, restitution and community work are valuable sanctions, but they are not now being used properly or to their fullest potential.
Different era these days no more self policing but a fine isn’t as big a deterrent as having to worry about getting ‘accidentally” rolled up on or getting a shot to the kneecap.
In case of adultery "the fine is generally a pig, and rum or other drink, with which a feast is celebrated by all parties.
Fines, flogging, banishment were the substitutes for execution.)
By far the finest is the example which Crowe and Cavalcaselle and Morelli unhesitatingly ascribe to the young Giorgione; this version is, however, considered by Signor Venturi inferior to the one now belonging to Count Lanskeronski in Vienna.
The finest of them is his setting of the words: "By the River of Babylon we have set us down and wept, Remembering Thee, oh, Zion; Upon the willows we have hung our harps," which, as E.H. Pember says, "may well have represented to himself, the heart-broken composer, mourning by the banks of the Tiber, for the lost wife whom he had loved so long."
Of the squares, the finest is the Largo do Rocio; the largest, the Largo St. Anna.
"The finest," says the writer whom we have consulted as to this breed, "we have ever seen, were in Sir John's poultry-yard, adjacent to Turnham-Green Common, in the byroad leading to Acton."
Of the statues in the upper portion, by far the finest in artistic merit is the Madonna.
Whereupon, Sandy Beard now takes the matter into his own hands, and, ignoring the professional acquirements of his principal, addresses the court and urges the imposition of a fine,a fine being the only satisfaction, and source of immediate revenue, conceivable to Sandy Beard.
“Slapping fines on people is a crude and blunt instrument in order to try and control something that is out of the Government’s control.”
And fine indeed were the gallants that did them homage; those young colonials of bright velvets and flowered waistcoats and lace ruffles and powdered periwigs.
The fine at first was twenty-five cents for each failure to attend rehearsal or Sunday service.
Fine and recovery was a process by which, through a fictitious suit, a transfer was made of the title in an entailed estate.
The finest of these is a Pupina, the giant of its race, of a glossy reddish pink colour with red mouth.
As is fitting, the finest of these is the Shrine of St. Patrick's Bell.
The first-time fine for illegally passing a school bus is a $250-$400 fine, five points on your license and/or possibly 30 days in jail.
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Very fine is this stanza of Tasso; and yet, like some of the finest writing of Gray, it is scarcely more than a cento.
The fine would be one dollar and costs!
The finest of us are animals after all, and live by eating and sleeping: and, taken as animals, not so badly off eitherunless we happen to be Dorsetshire labourersor Spitalfields weaversor colliery childrenor marching soldiers or, I am afraid, one half of English souls this day.
Players' Association boss Paul Marsh and Gale were expected to discuss the matter further to determine whether a compromise could be reached with the Tigers aware that any fine they pay is a cost to members.
Of statues and monuments Newcastle possesses some half-dozen, the finest being "Grey's Monument"a household word in the town and familiarly known as "The Monument."
she inquired, after discovering that red and blue ginghams and white cotton cloth of a grade only moderately fine were the materials being used for certain small garments.
But, unquestionably, the finest of all the ravines in these parts is Dunglass Dean, which forms the western boundary of Cockburnspath parish, and divides Berwickshire from East Lothian.
Up comes them soldiers, workin' the finest of Injun sneaks up the hill.
In these individual cases, the fine is a punishment for past illegal behavior.
Of these the finest is a new Cochlospermum, a low-spreading tree, nearly leafless at this time, but covered with clusters of very large and showy golden blossoms.
(A simpler and much quicker way is to sift a cup or more of flour on a board; break in two eggs, and work the dough by rubbing it through your hands until it is as fine as barley grains.)
On looking out, I discovered the air to be full of spray, beaten as fine as dust, and then, before I could note aught else, a little gout of water took me in the face with such force as to deprive me of breath; so that I had to descend beneath the canvas for a little while.
Cane stalks grow fifty and sixty feet high, the grass is fifteen feet deep, beautiful bamboo trees, whose foliage is as fine as feathers, and palms which have plumage like a peacock and a bird of paradise, lift their proud and haughty heads above an impenetrable growth which, the guides tell us, is the home of tigers, rhinoceroses, panthers, bears, wild hogs, buffaloes, deer and all sorts of beasts, and snakes as big around as a barrel.
Here, as there, Mimosa leaflets, as fine as fern or sea-weed, shiver in the breeze.
The smart girls of Irish ancestry spun many dozen cuts of linen from this lint, which was as fine as flax but not so strong.
Before I came to California I always supposed that gold dust was really dust, and about as fine as flour.
Steam may now be said to maintain the power which can engrave a seal, and crush a mass of obdurate metal like wax before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air; to embroider muslin, forge anchors, cut steel into ribands, and impel itself against the opposition of the very tempest.
The gut nearest the hook is as fine as gut can possibly be.
The women's side was nearly full of richly-clad females; they bore the marks of worldly distinction, and were indeed as fine as hands and pins could make them.
Some remote sound in the trail below, inaudible to any ear less fine than hers, arrested her breathing.
A great number of water-plants grow on its borders; amongst which I particularly noticed a delicate seaweed , as fine as horse hair, but intertwined in such close and endless ramifications that it forms a flooring strong enough to support the largest waterfowl.
Near to the lowly base of Cephalon, My house is plac'd not much unlike a cave: Yet arch'd above by wondrous workmanship, With hewen stones wrought smoother and more fine Than jet or marble fair from Iceland brought.
Her Ten Commandments are the same as the village girls', with the exception that those of the latter are wrought on coarse linen, and hers on a web as fine as lace.
The walls of the building are of purplish red standstone, of very fine grain, almost as fine as marble, and age and exposure seem to have hardened it.
He was dressed in buckskin throughout, while his sombrero was as fine as money could buy.
The soil of the same must be very fine, must be ground almost as fine as powder, otherwise it will not mix freely and thoroughly with the extremely fine tobacco seed.
"And say, it worked as fine as silk, didn't it?
Beside these heavy fabrics are costly tissues as fine as spiders' webs, also woven of silver and gold and silk and linen.
"The second pair, if you please," retorted Betty, rejoiced to see Pamela smile, even if at her own expense; "and Miss Bidwell says they are every bit as fine as yours.