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" 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 ; and he... "
Smugglers and Smuggling - Page 71
by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill - 1924 - 327 pages
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The Manual of Peace, Embracing I, Evils and Remedies of War, II, Suggestions ...

Thomas Cogswell Upham - International law - 1836 - 408 pages
...that has paid 15 per cent. — flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid 22 per cent. — makes his will on an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a license of an hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Reader and Speaker: Containing Lessons for Rhetorical Reading and ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1836 - 215 pages
...fifteen per cent. — flings 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 is then...
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Speech of Ephraim Banks, Esq., of Mifflin: Delivered in the Convention, to ...

Ephraim Banks - Bank notes - 1838 - 15 pages
...cent—swallows it and leans back upon a chintz bed which has paid 22 per cent; makes his will upon an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid one hundred pounds for the privilege of pulling him to death—high charges are demanded for burying him in the charch!—his...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 6

1839
...paid fifteen per cent, flings 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 arras of an apothecary, who hağ paid a license of a hundred pounds for the liberty of putting him...
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Journal of a Residence of Two Years and a Half in Great Britain

Jehangeer Nowrojee, Nauroji Jahangir, Hirjeebhoy Merwanjee - East Indians - 1841 - 492 pages
...paid fifteen per cent., flings " himself back on 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 £100. for " the privilege of putting him to death. His " whole property is then immediately...
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The Manual of Peace: Exhibiting the Evils and Remedies of War

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Peace - 1842 - 212 pages
...spoon that has paid 15 per cent., flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid 22 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 is then...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...fifteen per cent. — flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid twentytwo per cent. — makes his will on an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license of an hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death, His whole property is then...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1844 - 504 pages
...fifteen per cent. — • flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid twentytwo per cent. — makes his will on an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license of an hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Common School Speaker: A New Collection of Original and Selected Pieces ...

William Bentley Fowle - Recitations - 1844 - 288 pages
...paid fifteen per cent, flings 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 is then...
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The Congressional Globe ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1844
...centum: flings himnelf back upon his chintz bud, which haa paid 22 per centum: makes his will on an £-> stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license of £100 for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then taxed from...
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