... 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 294by Monthly literary register - 1820Full view
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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...