Usage examples for Levying

  1. She had accompanied her father to the Accademia, and mused on the golden Venetian streets of Carpaccio: she must have an open gondola to decorate in his manner, gaily, splendidly, and mock at her efforts- a warning to all that might hope to improve the prevailing gloom and squalor by levying contributions upon the Merceria! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. It was with something of the same smiling security in levying philanthropic blackmail that they began to close in on the Halls. – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  3. In the construction of railroads, counties, cities, and towns have assisted by subscribing stock and levying taxes to pay such subscription. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud