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" The school-boy whips his taxed top — the beardless youth manages his taxed horse, with a taxed bridle on a taxed road ; — and the dying Englishman pouring his medicine, which has paid seven per cent. into a spoon that has paid fifteen per cent. "
The Philosophy of Human Nature - Page 88
by Francis E. Brewster - 1851 - 447 pages
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 49

Monthly literary register - 1820
...which has paid seven per cent, into a spoon which has paid fifteen per cent. — flings himself back on his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent....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,...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
...which has paid seven per cent, into a spoon which has paid fifteen per cent.— flings himself back on his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent....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,...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

1820
...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 immediately taxed from 2 to 10 per cent. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him...
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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,...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 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...
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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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