Recent Examples on the WebUnfortunately, the annual bill for annuities and wages of lifetime offices came to ninety million livres.
John Lanchester, The New Yorker, 29 July 2019 By 1715, the King had a hundred and sixty-five million livres in revenue from taxes and customs.
John Lanchester, The New Yorker, 29 July 2019
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