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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 Great Problems of British Statesmanship

J. Ellis Barker - World War, 1914-1918 - 1917 - 445 pages
...£67,730,688 Q 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...criminal ; on the poor man's salt and the rich man's spioe ; on the brass nails of the coffin and the ribbons of the bride ; at bed or board, couchant or...
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The Educational Times, and Journal of the College of Preceptors, Issue 2

Education - 1861
...man—taxes on the sauce which pampers man's appetite, aud 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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Elements of Economics

Adelbert Grant Fradenburgh - Economics - 1921 - 364 pages
...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 judge,...rich man's spice; on the brass nails of the coffin and the ribands of the bride." Most of the excise taxes were abolished after the war, but the taxes...
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Smugglers and Smuggling

Alpheus Hyatt Verrill - Smugglers - 1924 - 327 pages
...that pampers the rich man's appetite and the drug that restores him to health ; on the ermine that decorates the judge and the rope which hangs the criminal...salt and the rich man's spice ; on the brass nails of a coffin and the ribbons of a bride. At bed or board, couchant or levant, we must pay. The schoolboy...
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The Life and Public Services of Justin Smith Morrill

William Belmont Parker - Agriculture - 1924 - 378 pages
...hear, feel, smell, or taste; . . . taxes on everything on earth and the waters under the earth ... on the poor man's salt and the rich man's spice; on the brass nails of the coffin and the ribbons of the bride." Morrill was not oblivious of this, but he felt that such taxation was...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 42

1897
...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...rich man's spice ; on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribands of the bride. In 1859 the number of dutiable articles was reduced to 397, and in 1875...
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From Adam Smith to the Wealth of America

Alvin Rabushka - Business & Economics - 1985 - 237 pages
...by 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 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. The schoolboy whips...
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Mountains of Debt: Crisis and Change in Renaissance Florence, Victorian ...

Michael Veseth - Business & Economics - 1990 - 256 pages
...man's appetite and the drug which restores him to health; on the ermine which decorates the judge, on the rope which hangs the criminal; on the poor man's...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. The schoolboy whips...
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Classical Economics: January 1819 to January 1820

Donald Rutherford - Classical school of economics - 1999 - 512 pages
...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...man's spice — on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribands of the bride — at bed or board, couchant or levant, we must pay: — The schoolboy...
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The Income Tax: A Study of the History, Theory, and Practice of Income ...

Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman - Business & Economics - 1914 - 743 pages
...by the industry of man. Taxes on the sauces which pamper man's appetite and the drug which restores him to health ; . on the ermine which decorates the...the criminal; on the poor man's salt and the rich man's°spice ; on the brass nails of the coffin and the ribbons of the bride; at bed or board, couchant...
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