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" ... that restores him to health; on the ermine which decorates the judge, and the rope which hangs the criminal; on the poor man's salt, and the rich man's spice; on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribands of the bride; at bed or board, couchant... "
The Monthly magazine - Page 294
by Monthly literary register - 1820
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The Peace Manual: Or, War and Its Remedies

George Cone Beckwith - Peace - 1847 - 252 pages
...by the industry of man ; taxes on the sauce that pampers man's appetite, and the drug that restores him to health ; on the ermine which decorates the...judge, and the rope which hangs the criminal ; on the pqor man's salt, and the rich man's spice ; on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribbons of the...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 6

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1848
...earth, and the waters under the enrth—on every thing that comes from abroad, or is grown at home—on the ermine which decorates the judge, and the rope which hangs the criminal—on the poor man's sail, and the rich man's spice—on the brass nails of the coffin, and...
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The Wesley banner and revival record [afterw.] The Wesley banner ..., Volume 2

Samuel Dunn - 1852
...the industry of man : taxes on the sauce which pampers man's appetite, and the drug which restores him to health ; on the ermine which decorates the...which hangs the criminal ; on the poor man's salt, ami the rich man's spice ; on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribands of the bride ; at bed...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...by the industry of man—taxes on the sauce which pampers man's appetite, and the drug that restores him to health— on the ermine which decorates the judge, and the rope which hangs the criminal—on the poor man's salt, and the rich man's spice—on the brass nails of the coffin, and...
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Sketches of reforms and reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland

Henry Brewster Stanton - 1849
...the industry of man. Taxes on the sauce which pampers a man's appetite, and the drug that restores him to health ; on the ermine which decorates the judge, and the rope which hanas the criminal; on the poor man's salt, and the rich man's spice ; on the brass nails of the coffin,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1872
...in an antithetical way, thus : " Taxes : On the Sauce which pampers, and the Drug which restores"; "On the Ermine which decorates the judge, and the Rope which hangs the Criminal." The latter half shows the Englishman taxed from the cradle to the tomb; and after grotesquely enumerating...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - Essays - 1850 - 701 pages
...— taxes on the sauce which pampers man's appetite, and the drug that restores him to health—on the ermine which decorates the judge, and the rope...criminal —on the poor man's salt, and the rich man's spice—on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribands of the bride—at bed or board, couchant...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers - 1851 - 377 pages
...by the industry of man ; taxes on the sauce which pampers man's appetite, and the drug that restores him to health; on the ermine which decorates the judge,...rich man's spice ; on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribbons of the bride ; at bed or board, couchant or levant, we must pay. 2 paid fifteen per...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...the industry of man — taxcs on the sauce which pampers man's appetite, and the drug that restores him to health — on the ermine which decorates the...man's spice — on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribbons of the bride — at bed or board, couchant or levant, we must pay. — The schoolboy...
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The Philosophy of Human Nature

Francis E. Brewster - Conduct of life - 1851 - 447 pages
...appetite, and the drug that restores him to health — on the ermine that decorates the judge, and on the rope which hangs the criminal — on the poor...man's spice — on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribands of the bride — at bed or at board, couchant, levant, we must pay! The schoolboy whips...
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