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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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Motives of Wars ...

Philip Bury Duncan - Social psychology - 1844 - 114 pages
...himself on a chintz bed, for which he has paid twenty-two per cent., makes his will on an eightpenny stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid 1007. for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then taxed from three to ten...
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The Book of Peace: A Collection of Essays on War and Peace

Peace - 1845 - 606 pages
...which 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 immediately taxed...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - English literature - 1845
...that has paid 15 per cent. — flings himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid 22 per cent — 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 immediately...
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The Peace Manual: Or, War and Its Remedies

George Cone Beckwith - Peace - 1847 - 252 pages
...himself back upon 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 license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property ia immediately taxed...
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The Peace Manual: Or, War and Its Remedies

George Cone Beckwith - Peace - 1847 - 252 pages
...upon his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent., makes his will on an eight-pound stamp, i 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...
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Essays

Sydney Smith - 1847
...has paid 15 per cent. — flings himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid 22 per cent. — 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 immediately...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...which 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,...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 Wesley banner and revival record [afterw.] The Wesley banner ..., Volume 2

Samuel Dunn - 1852
...paid fifteen per cent., flings himself back upon his chintz bed, which lias paid twenty-two per cent., 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 taxed...
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The Philosophy of Human Nature

Francis E. Brewster - Conduct of life - 1851 - 447 pages
...which 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.,...expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then taxed from two...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers - 1851 - 377 pages
...paid fifteen per cent., flings himself back upon his chints bed which has paid twenty-two per ce.it., makes his will on an eight pound stamp, and expires...the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license of an hundred pounds The school-boy whips his taxed top; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse,...
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