Yes, Father," laughed the great fellow, "for the sake of Holy Church I did indeed confiscate
that temptation completely, and if you must needs have proof in order to absolve me from my sins, come with me now and you shall sample the excellent discrimination which the Bishop of Norwich displays in the selection of his temptations.
an officer to confiscate
certain vast possessions which a fraternity
This bond doth give thee here no jot of blood; The words expressly are, a pound of flesh: But, in the cutting it, if thou dost shed One drop of Christian blood, thy lands and goods Are, by the laws of Venice, confiscate
Unto the state of Venice.
If, he said, there are sacred treasures in the city, he will confiscate
and spend them; and in so far as the fortunes of attainted persons may suffice, he will be able to diminish the taxes which he would otherwise have to impose upon the people.
When McCloud confiscates
goods that need a positive ID, she sends them to a 23,000 square-foot, $3.