The first clause of the same section empowers Congress "to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises"; and the second clause of the tenth section of the same article declares that, "NO STATE SHALL, without the consent of Congress, lay any imposts or duties on imports or exports, except for the purpose of executing its inspection laws." Hence would result an exclusive power in the Union to lay duties on imports and exports, with the particular exception mentioned; but this power is abridged by another clause, which declares that no tax or duty shall be laid
on articles exported from any State; in consequence of which qualification, it now only extends to the DUTIES ON IMPORTS.
But he wished a fire and made it, And in Adam's heart he laid
it, Singing.--"Fire, fire, burning Fire, Stand up and reach your heart's desire!"(The Apple Blossom's set.)
Late at night they arrived at an inn; and as it was bad travelling in the dark, and the duck seemed much tired, and waddled about a good deal from one side to the other, they made up their minds to fix their quarters there: but the landlord at first was unwilling, and said his house was full, thinking they might not be very respectable company: however, they spoke civilly to him, and gave him the egg which Partlet had laid
by the way, and said they would give him the duck, who was in the habit of laying one every day: so at last he let them come in, and they bespoke a handsome supper, and spent the evening very jollily.
My next care was what to load it with, and how to preserve what I laid
upon it from the surf of the sea; but I was not long considering this.
As I spoke I stepped forward and laid
my hand upon the shoulder of Carthoris where he stood in the front rank of the circle of nobles about me.
While we laid
off after breakfast to sleep up, both of us being about wore out, I got to thinking that if I could fix up some way to keep pap and the widow from trying to follow me, it would be a certainer thing than trust- ing to luck to get far enough off before they missed me; you see, all kinds of things might happen.
To make a detour would not lessen the chance of detection, it would only lengthen the period of her danger, and so she laid
her course straight for the hill where her flier was, regardless of the tower.
There he laid
his ship to, and went on shore all alone.
Now that he had no work to hold, he laid
the knuckles of the right hand in the hollow of the left, and then the knuckles of the left hand in the hollow of the right, and then passed a hand across his bearded chin, and so on in regular changes, without a moment's intermission.
"The night-clerk rose, bowed (apologetically) and--well, he was no longer there, and at that moment I felt a hand laid
upon my shoulder from behind.
For this our determination we do not hold ourselves strictly bound to assign any reason; it being abundantly sufficient that we have laid
it down as a rule necessary to be observed in all prosai-comi-epic writing.
But, though he did not come in, neither did he go far away; for he laid
him down in a little glade near by, where he could watch the place that Robin abided, like some great, faithful dog turned away from the door where his master has entered.