The Drum of Saccharine
The Drum of Saccharine is written by William Hope Hodgson. The duty on it, going into England, is considerable -- sevenpence an ounce, upwards. In this case the duty will amount to about fifteen shillings a pound, as the stuff is over "proof," as I might say, and the duty varies according to strength. I think the two of them are rather aghast at their own daring; they've been planning.