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subsidy
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • …the villages, nine hundred yards round the city, to deliver in every morning six beeves, forty sheep, and other victuals for my sustenance; together with a proportionable quantity of bread, and wine, and other liquors; for the due payment of which, his majesty gave assignments upon his treasury:— for this prince lives chiefly upon his own demesnes; seldom, except upon great occasions, raising any subsidies upon his subjects, who are bound to attend him in his wars at their own expense.

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  • She subsidizes a number of young artists.
  • She says that U.S. agricultural subsidies are unfair to tax payers and the developing world.

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