Sentence Examples


  • "They impose on the people," he repeated.
  • Power to impose customs and excise duties to be in the Federal government and parliament.
  • He proceeded to impose by authority the religious ceremonies and usages to which he attached so much importance.
  • The national government reserves for itself the exclusive right to direct the foreign affairs of the republic, to maintain an army and navy, to impose duties on imports, to regulate foreign commerce, to collect port dues, to issue money and create banks of issue, and to maintain a postal and national telegraph service.
  • The states are forbidden, likewise, to tax federal property, to tax inter-state commerce, to impose duties of their own on foreign imports, or to resist the execution of judicial sentences originating in other states.