Young America in Wall Street (Google eBook)

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Sampson Low, son, Company, 1857
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Page 119 - While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; 'When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; 'And when Rome falls — the World.
Page 344 - Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has paid 7 per cent., into a spoon that has paid 15 per cent.,— flings himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid 22 per cent., — 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 immediately taxed from 2 to 10 per cent. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him in the chancel ; his virtues are handed down to posterity on taxed...
Page 344 - TAXES upon every article which enters into the mouth, or covers the back, or is placed under the foot — taxes upon...
Page 300 - In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American book? or goes to an American play? or looks at an American picture or statue? What does the world yet owe to American physicians or surgeons? What new substances have their chemists discovered? or what old ones have they analyzed ? What new constellations have been discovered by the telescopes of Americans? — what have they done in the mathematics? Who drinks out of American glasses ? or eats from American plates ? or wears 514 The People...
Page 418 - MEDICAL. UMAN Physiology, Statical and Dynamical; by Dr. Draper. 300 Illustrations. 8vo. 25s. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine ; by Dr. George B. Wood. Fourth Edition. 2 vols. 36s. A Treatise on Fractures, by JF Malgaigne, Chirurgien de 1'Hopital Saint Louis, Translated, with Notes and Additions, by John H.
Page 418 - Principles and Practice of Dental Surgery ; by CA Harris. 6th Edition. 8vo. 24s. Chemical and Pharmaceutical Manipulations ; by C. and C.
Page 344 - ... that comes from abroad, or is grown at home — taxes on the raw material — taxes on every fresh value that is added to it by the industry of man — taxes on the sauce which pampers man's appetite, and the drug that restores him to health — on the ermine which decorates the judge, and the rope which bangs the criminal — on the poor man's salt, and the rich man's spice— on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribbons of the bride — at bed or board, couchant or levant, we must pay.
Page 345 - 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 is then gathered to his fathers, to be taxed no more. In addition to all this, the habit of dealing with large sums will make the government avaricious and profuse; and the system itself will infallibly generate the base vermin of spies and informers, and a still more pestilent race of political tools and retainers of the meanest and most odious...
Page 344 - Taxes on everything on earth, and the waters under the earth ; on everything that comes from abroad, or is grown at home. Taxes on the raw material ; taxes on every fresh value that is added to it by the industry of man. Taxes on the sauce which pampers man's appetite, and the drug that restores him to health ; on the ermine which decorates the judge, and the rope which hangs the criminal ; on the poor man's salt, and the rich man's spice; on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribands of the...
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