Usage examples for Levies

  1. By this victory Hamir became the sole Hindu prince of power in India; and the ancestors of the present lords of Marwar and Jaipur brought their levies and paid homage, together with the chiefs of Boondi, Abu, and Gwalior. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  2. He had now expressed his opposition to the levies of a conscription with a degree of energy which had astonished his family. – La Vendée An Historical Romance by Anthony Trollope