Further, slaves are recognised as persons by the exaction of their allegiance to the government.
You mean that if he should be—what you ask me about—your exaction would then be modified?
But the Bishop of Winchester issued a special mandate to the collector to desist from the exaction.
It may be said that the exaction of damages comes to the same thing.
There is not so frequent an exaction of this as one of the established proprieties of social or of fashionable life.
Look at Normandy, freed from misrule and exaction, in peace and order.
I pray you tell me this, Bassanio: if he should break his day, what should I gain by the exaction of the forfeiture?
Nor was this exaction unreasonable in view of the emergency.
The Indians were triumphant, but not a whit the less inclined to obstinacy and exaction.
During the reign of William, a system of exaction was carried on with respect to this family.
late 14c., from French exaction, from Latin exactionem (nominative exactio) "a driving out; supervision; exaction; a tax, tribute, impost," noun of action from past participle stem of exigere (see exact (adj.)).