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" ... for the privilege of putting him to death. 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... "
Journal of a Residence of Two Years and a Half in Great Britain - Page 272
by Jehangeer Nowrojee, Nauroji Jahangir, Hirjeebhoy Merwanjee - 1841 - 492 pages
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 49

Monthly literary register - 1820
...; and the dying Englishman pouring his medicine, which has paid seven per cent, into a spoon which has paid fifteen per cent. — flings himself back...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
...into a spoon 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,...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 immediately...
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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
...; and the dying Englishman pouring his medicine, which has paid seven per cent, into a spoon which has paid fifteen per cent.— flings himself back...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
...into a spoon 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,...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 immediately...
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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 immediately...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 1

Charles Kitchell Gardner - 1820
...into a spoon 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,...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 immediately...
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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 an absent...
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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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The Extractor; or Universal repertorium of literature, science ..., Volume 1

1829
...road ; the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine which has paid seven per cent, into a spoon which has paid fifteen per cent., flings himself back on...stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who паз paid a license of 100/. for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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