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" His whole property is then immediately taxed from two to ten per cent. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him in the chancel ; his virtues are handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he... "
Smugglers and Smuggling - Page 71
by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill - 1924 - 327 pages
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 49

Monthly literary register - 1820
...fifteen per cent. — flings himself back on his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent. — makes his will on an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a licence of a hundred pounds, for ihe privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 33

1820
...that has paid 15 per cent. — flings himself back upon his chintz-bed which has paid 22 per cent. — makes his will on an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a license of an hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818
...spoon which has paid 15 per cent, fling* himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid 22 per ceut. makes his will on an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a licence of an hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a ..., Volume 2

Anecdotes - 1820
...fifteen per cent.— flings himself back on his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent. — makes his will on an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a licence of a hundred pounds, for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 15

Liberalism (Religion) - 1820
...that has paid 15 per cent — flings himself back upon his chintz-bed which has paid 22 per cent — makes his will on an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a license of an hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 15

Liberalism (Religion) - 1820
...paid 15 per cent — flings himself back upon his chintz-bed which has paid 22 per cent — mokes hie will on an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a license of an hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 1

Charles Kitchell Gardner - 1820
...that has paid 15 per cent. — flings himself back upon his chintz-bed which has paid 22 per cent. — makes his will on an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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Franklin's Letters to His Kinsfolk, Written During the Years 1818 ..., Volume 2

Franklin James Didier - England - 1822
...flings himself back upon bis chintz hed which has paid 22 per cent. — makes his will upon an Sd. stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license uf I (MM. for the privilege of putting him to death !! ED. REV. 1820. der the tyranny of...
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The Life and Character of Stephen Decatur; Late Commodore and Post-captain ...

Samuel Putnam Waldo - 1822 - 378 pages
...cent, flings himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid 22 per cent.—makes his will on an 8/. stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid 1001. for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then taxed from 2 to 10 per...
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Essays on Peace & War: Which First Appeared in the Christian Mirror, Printed ...

William Ladd - Peace - 1827 - 279 pages
...chintz bed, which has paid twenty per cent — makes his will on an eight pound [$35 52] stamp — expires, in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid one hundred pounds [$444 44] for the privilege of putting him to death. — His whole property is then taxed, from two...
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