She cornered Ambrosch the next time he came to town, and pointed out to him that any connection with Christian Harling would strengthen his credit
and be of advantage to him.
There was much to be done: his portmanteau to be packed, a credit
to be got from the bank where he was a wealthy customer, and certain offices to be transacted for that other bank in which he was an humble clerk; and it chanced, in conformity with human nature, that out of all this business it was the last that came to be neglected.
I could undertake, at this instant," he continued, with a reasonable intonation which did much credit
to his self-control, "to lay down terms for a friendship which should be perfectly sincere and perfectly straightforward.
There was never any let-up in his turning the thumb-screws of extended credit
For the real price of labor is knowledge and virtue, whereof wealth and credit
Professor Beecher has more gumption than I gave him credit
for," he said.
Yes, I actually had to give that thing up--while doubtless I should live to see somebody use it and take all the credit
This is the place, if the report of the inhabitants deserves any credit
, where the Israelites miraculously passed through the Red Sea on dry land; and there is some reason for imagining the tradition not ill grounded, for the sea is here only three leagues in breadth.
I have tried in vain to get a licence upon credit
at the Post Office;" said Pickles.
Taking into the account the existing debt, foreign and domestic, upon any plan of extinguishment which a man moderately impressed with the importance of public justice and public credit
could approve, in addition to the establishments which all parties will acknowledge to be necessary, we could not reasonably flatter ourselves, that this resource alone, upon the most improved scale, would even suffice for its present necessities.
which, from him, was high commendation; to which Passepartout replied that all the credit
of the affair belonged to Mr.
However, it does not signify; he has a letter of credit
on me, so I must see him when he requires his money.
Hence his victories bring him neither reputation for wisdom nor credit
How could she deny that credit
to his assertions in one instance, which she had been obliged to give in the other?
I ought to have sent you an account of your cousin's first party, but I was lazy, and now it is too long ago; suffice it, that everything was just as it ought to be, in a style that any of her connexions must have been gratified to witness, and that her own dress and manners did her the greatest credit