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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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Motives of Wars ...

Philip Bury Duncan - Social psychology - 1844 - 114 pages
...himself on a chintz bed, for which he has paid twenty-two per cent., makes his will on an eightpenny stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid 1007. for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then taxed from three to ten...
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Motives of wars; an essay, etc

Philip Bury Duncan - 1844
...himself on a chintz bed, for which he has paid twenty-two per cent., makes his will on an eightpenny stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid 1001. for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then taxed from three to ten...
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The Book of Peace: A Collection of Essays on War and Peace

American Peace Society - Peace - 1845 - 609 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 immediately...
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The Peace Manual: Or, War and Its Remedies

George Cone Beckwith - Peace - 1847 - 252 pages
...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 ia immediately...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...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 licence of an hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Philosophy of Human Nature

Francis E. Brewster - Conduct of life - 1851 - 447 pages
...paid 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 hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then taxed from two...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers - 1851 - 377 pages
...paid fifteen per cent., flings himself back upon his chints bed which has paid twenty-two per ce.it., 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 The school-boy whips his taxed top; the beardless youth manages his...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 558 pages
...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 Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...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 Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Elocution - 1854
...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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