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It may be likened also to a tax on the light of day, like the English window-tax, which you do not think of imposing.Charles Sumner; His Complete Works, Volume XI (of 20)|Charles Sumner
The strong light and heat of the sun has the effect of a window-tax in limiting the size and number of the windows.Town Life in Australia|R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
Why should the ghost in Hamlet have been liable to the window-tax?How to Solve Conundrums|Anonymous
Every window that could be spared was shut up, to save the window-tax.
The window-tax was originally a device of the statesmen of the Revolution for making good the deficiency of the clipped money.