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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 Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 344 pages
...a spoon that he has paid 15 per cent. — flings himself back upon his chintzbed 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 Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 338 pages
...has paid 15 per cent.—flings 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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The Rise, Progress and Downfall of Aristocracy: Taken from Ancient and ...

William Mathers - Political science - 1831 - 200 pages
...fifteen per cent, iiings himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid 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...
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A System of Universal Geography, Popular and Scientific: Comprising a ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Geography - 1832 - 920 pages
...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 of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property » then...
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The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Scottish periodicals - 1832
...cent, throws himself back upon his chimi bed, which has paid ļi per cent,; Maxes his will on an LB stamp. And expires in the arms of an apothecary, Who has paid L. 100 for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property Is then taxed from 2 to 10 per...
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The Practical Tourist, Or, Sketches of the State of the Useful ..., Volume 2

Zachariah Allen - Europe - 1833
...which has paid seven per cent, into a spoon that has paid fifteen per cent, flings himself back in his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent,...the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilega of putting him to death. His whole property is then immediately...
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The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress - United States - 1855
...himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid 22 per cent. — making his will on :m 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 ii then immediately...
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The Reader and Speaker: Containing Lessons for Rhetorical Reading and ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1836 - 215 pages
...has paid seven per cent. into a spoon that has paid fifteen per cent. — flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent....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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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...has paid seven per cent- into a spoon that has paid fifteen per cent. — flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid twentytwo per cent....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 Manual of Peace, Embracing I, Evils and Remedies of War, II, Suggestions ...

Thomas Cogswell Upham - International law - 1836 - 408 pages
...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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