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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 Company and the Crown

Thomas John Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce Thurlow (5th baron) - India - 1866 - 309 pages
...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 licence of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...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 a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Advanced Book of Reading Lessons: Forming a Supplement to the Fourth and ...

Ontario. Council of Public Instruction - English language - 1871 - 483 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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MANUAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

KATE McKEAN - 1872
...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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The High School Speaker: A Collection of Declamations, Poetic Pieces and ...

John Celivergos Zachos - 1873
...himself back npon 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 world of wit and humour, ed. by G.M. Fenn

World - 1873
...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 a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Maritime Monthly, Volume 3

1874
...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 4'80 arms of an apothecary, who has paid a licence of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1879 - 544 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 licence of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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Gems from the Best Authors, Grave and Gay

English literature - 1887 - 376 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 licence of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is theo....
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Eben's Sprachmeister: Handbuch der englischen Sprache für den Schul- und ...

Carl Theodor Eben - English language - 1890 - 432 pages
...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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