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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 Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States: With an ...

Joseph Gales - United States - 1855
...himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid 22 per cent. — making his will on an eight-pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a licence of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States: With an ...

Joseph Gales - United States - 1824
...which has paid 7 per cent., into a spoon ' which has paid 15 per cent., makes his will on ' an 8 stamp, and expires in the arms of an ' apothecary, who has paid the license of an 100 • for the privilege of putting him to death. His ' whole property is then...
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Thirty Years' View: Or, A History of the Working of the American ..., Volume 2

Thomas Hart Benton - United States - 1856
...himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid twenty-two JKT 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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Thirty Years' View: Or, A History of the Working of the American ..., Volume 2

Thomas Hart Benton - United States - 1856 - 788 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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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred ..., Book 8

William Holmes McGuffey - Elocution - 1858 - 504 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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Ten thousand wonderful things, Volume 1

Edmund Fillingham King - 1859
...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 an hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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Principles of Social Science, Volume 3

Henry Charles Carey - Economics - 1859
...himself back upon the 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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Life and times

Henry Clay - United States - 1863
...chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent., makes his will on a stamp that has paid eight pounds, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid one hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then taxed from two to ten per cent,...
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World Affairs

Arbitration (International law) - 1863
...himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent., ma"kes 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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Manual of Social Science: Being a Condensation of the "Principles of Social ...

Henry Charles Carey - Economics - 1866 - 548 pages
...himself back upon the chintz-bed which has paid twenty -two per cent., makes his will on an eightpound 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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