Public funds

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If it please you, sire," he said, "the public funds are at their lowest, seeing that I have paid twelve thousand men of the companies, and the new taxes--the hearth-tax and the wine-tax--not yet come in.
If the public funds be, indeed, so backward, Sir William, there is still, I trust, my own private credit, which hath never been drawn upon for my own uses, but is now ready in the cause of a friend in adversity.
Mr Inspector having to Mr Riderhood announced his official intention of 'keeping his eye upon him', stood him in a corner of the fireplace, like a wet umbrella, and took no further outward and visible notice of that honest man, except ordering a separate service of brandy and water for him: apparently out of the public funds.
The grandfathers of these scions ruined themselves at the gaming-tables; their fathers were forced to serve as officers or subalterns; some have died just as they were about to be tried for innocent thoughtlessness in the handling of public funds.
Observe this well: the king knows you to be guilty of an appropriation of public funds.
I did receive, however, a small salary from the public fund, for my work as a public-school teacher.
The "remarks and irregularities" are comprised in the report by the Public Funds Protection Committee and the State Audit Bureau, the authority said in a press statement.
The aim of the competition is to inform the public about the use of public funds , through investigative
ACenew public prosecution office will be created in Abu Dhabi to investigate financial crimes against public funds and other fraud cases.
Summary: The Internal Security Forces disavowed Thursday statements by Public Works Minister Ghazi Aridi accusing a former ministry employee of wasting public funds.
6 billion yen in public funds outstanding at the banking group within a few years, sources close to the matter said Thursday.
Despite the Health Ministry worked in 2011 to address relevant problems of health care and to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, it failed to adopt appropriate measures to safeguard public funds and to ensure efficient spending of public funds.

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