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HEAD-MONEY, n. A capitation tax, or poll-tax. In ancient times there lived a king Whose tax-collectors could not wring From all his subjects gold enough To make the royal way less rough. For pleasure's highway, like the dames Whose premises adjoin it, claims Perpetual repairing. So The tax-collectors in a row Appeared before the throne to pray .Ambrose Bierce
And no, we have no obligation to come to Chicago, kneel before your throne and beg to freely exercise the rights that so many before us have died for. To be honest, Mr. Mayor, I think Chicago would be a much better place if you spent less time in front of the cameras and more time behind your desk.Richard Pearson
His background and knowledge can't be transplanted overnight, ... I'd make a point that unless you sat on the throne, you don't know what it's like to be king. In reality there are a lot of things that you do and people you influence that other people don't see and that impact is there for the city.Jerry Ryan
CABBAGE, n. A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head. The cabbage is so called from Cabagius, a prince who on ascending the throne issued a decree appointing a High Council of Empire consisting of the members of his predecessor's Ministry and the cabbages in the royal garden. When any of his Majesty's measures of state policy miscarried conspicuously it was .Ambrose Bierce
The climax was when the golden stool was brought in, which represents the Ashanti soul and is believed to have descended from heaven 200 years ago. This stool is so precious, it's a throne that no individual can sit on. This was paraded in for the first time in 25 years and was placed on its own throne and presented for one day only to the public.Carol Beckwith