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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... "
The Works of Sydney Smith - Page 95
by Sydney Smith - 1844 - 333 pages
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 49

Monthly literary register - 1820
...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
...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 immediately...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818
...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 Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 15

Liberalism (Religion) - 1820
...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 immediately...
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a ..., Volume 2

Anecdotes - 1820
...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 Life and Character of Stephen Decatur; Late Commodore and Post-captain ...

Samuel Putnam Waldo - 1822 - 378 pages
...Englishman, pouring his medicine which has pnid seven percent, into a spoon which has paid fifteen per 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....
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Franklin's Letters to His Kinsfolk, Written During the Years 1818 ..., Volume 2

Franklin James Didier - England - 1822
...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 Rise, Progress and Downfall of Aristocracy: Taken from Ancient and ...

William Mathers - Political science - 1831 - 200 pages
...twenty-two per ccnk,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 immediately taxed, from two to nineteen per cent. Beside, the probate, large fees are demanded for...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 338 pages
...himself back upon his chintzbed 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 immediately...
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A System of Universal Geography, Popular and Scientific: Comprising a ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Geography - 1832 - 920 pages
...road. Tbe dying Englishman pours his medicine which has paid 7 per cent, into a spoon that has pwl 15 per cent; flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid 22 per cent; makes his will on in eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid * license...
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