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" ... paid a license of a hundred pounds 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... "
Essays on Peace & War: Which First Appeared in the Christian Mirror, Printed ... - Page 111
by William Ladd - 1827 - 279 pages
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The Crown and its advisers; or, Queen, ministers, lords and commons

Alexander Charles Ewald - 1870
...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...handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to his fathers — to be taxed no more." Many of these taxes are now happily obsolete,...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 8

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1873
...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...handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to his fathers, to be taxed no more." 1 A passage so exquisite in wit and language is...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - 1870 - 480 pages
...immediately taxed from 2 to W per cení. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him in Ikt chancel,- his virtues are handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to his fathers,—to be taxed no more. In addition to ail this, the habit of dealing...
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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 pages
...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...handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to his fathers — to be taxed no more. SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE. Samuel Taylor Coleridge...
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The Book of Oratory: Compiled for the Use of Colleges, Academies, and the ...

Mother Angela Gillespie, Member of the Order of the Holy Cross - Elocution - 1871 - 648 pages
...putting him to death. His whole property is then immediately1 taxed from two to ten per cent. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him...handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to hia fathers, — to be taxed no more. SYDNEY SMITH. 65. THE UNION [" Liberty and Union,...
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The Advanced Book of Reading Lessons: Forming a Supplement to the Fourth and ...

Ontario. Council of Public Instruction - English language - 1871 - 483 pages
...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...handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to his fathers—to be taxed no more. —LORD BROUGHAM. THE ALIIAMBRA. PALACE of Beauty!...
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MANUAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

KATE McKEAN - 1872
...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...handed down to posterity on taxed marble, and he is then gathered to his fathers, to be taxed no more." Thus far, as we see, the recent progress has been...
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The biblical museum, Volume 3

James Comper Gray - Bible - 1872 - 384 pages
...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...handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to his fathers — to be taxed no more.™ 38 — 40. and now, instructed by these examples.01...
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The world of wit and humour, ed. by G.M. Fenn

World - 1873
...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...handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to his fathers — to be taxed no more. TUB Dean of deserves to be preached to death...
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Catholic progress, Volume 2

Young men's Catholic assoc - 1873
...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...handed down to posterity on taxed marble; and he is then gathered to his fathers to be taxed no more." And here for the moment we must leave Sydney Smith,...
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