Besides his fiction of an annuity, about which no one at the present time knew anything, the chevalier really had, therefore, a bona fide income of a thousand francs
Under the other cardinal," continued D'Artagnan, "we didn't know enough to make our profits; this, however, doesn't concern you, with your forty thousand francs income, the happiest man in the world, it seems to me.
At the same time," continued D'Artagnan, "notwithstanding your forty thousand francs a year, and perhaps even for the very reason that you have forty thousand francs a year, it seems to me that a little coronet would do well on your carriage, hey?
In such times as we had before these vile republicans drove all the strangers from Paris, and when our commerce was good," she said, "I might have offered seven francs and a half for that thimble; but, as things are now, the last sou I can think of giving is five francs.
Perhaps, mademoiselle, they might give that much at the mint, for there they coin money; but, in this shop, no one will give more than five francs for that thimble.
Mazarin's guards; and twelve thousand francs a year would in twelve years amount to one hundred and forty thousand francs.
Colbert, who deducted the other six thousand francs, condescended to allow me to take fifty pistoles as a gratification; so that, if it were not for my little estate at Montlezun, which brings me in twelve thousand francs a year, I could not have met my engagements.
Five francs the stake had been, and you got seven times your stake.
You put on five francs, you know, and you get seven times your stake.
I made slow headway at first, but I began to get dissatisfied at the idea of paying my minion five francs
to hold my mule back by the tail and keep him from going up the hill, and so I discharged him.
Her mother gave her twenty francs a month for her expenses, but her father, who was very fond of her, mitigated this rigorous treatment with a few presents.
The elder Baudoyers had an income of about three thousand francs left to live upon after establishing their son.
Two hundred and fifty-seven francs
, this was the modest contribution of Switzerland to the American work.
It is almost always dry, by reason of its position, and it was so well made that the annual cost of maintaining it is a bare two hundred francs.
On the same day I met with a discharged soldier, who had nothing but his pension of a hundred francs, and was sufficiently perplexed about his future.