He found the count standing before some copies of Albano and Fattore that had been passed off to the banker as originals; but which, mere copies as they were, seemed to feel their degradation in being brought into juxtaposition with the gaudy colors that covered the ceiling.
Monsieur," replied the banker, drawing himself up with a haughty air, "the extent of my resources has never yet been questioned.
The banker thought the time had come for him to take the upper hand.
The blow had struck home, and Danglars was entirely vanquished; with a trembling hand he took the two letters from the count, who held them carelessly between finger and thumb, and proceeded to scrutinize the signatures, with a minuteness that the count might have regarded as insulting, had it not suited his present purpose to mislead the banker.
But granted his harmless qualities doesn't that banker strike you as a splendid instance of my argument?
But I should suggest a suspension of your critique of the banker, for here he comes.
Now that sort of thing," observed the banker weightily, "would never be allowed in England; perhaps, after all, we had better choose another route.
The young Harrogate was left behind for a moment emptying a glass of white wine and lighting a cigarette, as the beauty retired with the banker, the courier and the poet, distributing peals of silvery satire.
The courier and the young banker carried loaded revolvers, and Muscari
The standard of that profession is low in Middlemarch, my dear sir," said the banker.
It's this sort of thing this tyrannical spirit, wanting to play bishop and banker everywhere--it's this sort of thing makes a man's name stink.
But what is the good of all these vague theories," cried the banker impatiently, "when I have told you that I saw Arthur with the coronet in his hands?
With a dazed face the banker made out the required check.
A day which has saved England from a great public scandal," said the banker, rising.
This the Banker
suggested, and offered for hire(On moderate terms), or for sale, Two excellent Policies, one Against Fire, And one Against Damage From Hail.