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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 Theory and Practice of the English Government

Thomas Francis Moran - Bibliography - 1903 - 379 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 an hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Industrial Revolution: Being the Parts Entitled Parliamentary Colbertism ...

William Cunningham - Free enterprise - 1908 - 886 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 licence of 100 for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then immediately...
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The Industrial Revolution: Being the Parts Entitled Parliamentary Colbertism ...

William Cunningham - Free enterprise - 1908 - 886 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 licence of 100 for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then immediately...
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History of Economics: Or, Economics as a Factor in the Making of History

Joseph Adalbert Dewe - Economic history - 1908 - 334 pages
...flings himself upon his chintz bed which has paid twenty per cent., makes his will on an eight-pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license of one hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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Customs Tariff of 1842 with Senate Debates Thereon Accompanied by Messages ...

United States. Congress - Tariff - 1911 - 593 pages
...cent; flings himseli back upon his chintz bed, which has paid 22 per cent; makes his will on an 8 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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Selections for Oral Reading

Claude Moore Fuess - Recitations - 1914 - 326 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 Chartist Movement in Its Social and Economic Aspects, Volume 1

Frank Ferdinand Rosenblatt - HISTORY - 1916 - 248 pages
...cent, flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid 22 per cent, makes his will on an 8 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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Classical Economics: January 1819 to January 1820

Donald Rutherford - Classical school of economics - 1999 - 512 pages
...that has paid 15 percent. — 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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By-roads in History

...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 licence of an hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
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The Industrial Revolution

Alan Jamieson - 1982
...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 100 for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then immediately...
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