The cardinal's refusal to pay the pension
was known about the town in half an hour and he was abused with wit and vehemence.
Generally at a pension
people looked them over for a day or two before speaking, and often did not find out that they would "do" till they had gone.
She knows that people who piece together the beautiful trifles die early, because the labor is so confining, and so exhausting to hand and brain, and so she has decreed that all these people who reach the age of sixty shall have a pension
le Vicomte de Bragelonne do pay a good pension
In truth, Sir Francis had retired from service under the Government of India with a pension
that was not adequate, in his opinion, to his services, as it certainly was not adequate to his ambitions.
In two years your pension
would bring you in L1,600.
Besides, if he had patience for a few more years he would then be entitled to a pension
He must have done his business well, for we find him receiving now a pension
for life worth about 200 pounds in our money, now a grant of a daily pitcher of wine besides a salary of "71/2d.
now almost inseparable from his name; but his long battle with poverty had ended on the accession of George III in 1762, when the ministers, deciding to signalize the new reign by encouraging men of letters, granted Johnson a pension
of L300 for life.
The general himself came down to the stream to hearten and cheer the men, promising each of them a pension
of a thousand francs and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.
him liberally, and let Gabriel Betteredge have his place.
In consideration of this eminent public service, the Barnacle then in power had recommended the Crown to bestow a pension
of two or three hundred a-year on his widow; to which the next Barnacle in power had added certain shady and sedate apartments in the Palaces at Hampton Court, where the old lady still lived, deploring the degeneracy of the times in company with several other old ladies of both sexes.
He knew not on whom to vent his grief and wrath, until fortunately bethinking himself of the lord chamberlain who had brought him home, he struck off his pension
and his head together.
The fifteen roubles I sent you four months ago I borrowed, as you know, on security of my pension
, from Vassily Ivanovitch Vahrushin a merchant of this town.
In a republic, where fortunes are not affluent, and pensions
not expedient, the dismission of men from stations in which they have served their country long and usefully, on which they depend for subsistence, and from which it will be too late to resort to any other occupation for a livelihood, ought to have some better apology to humanity than is to be found in the imaginary danger of a superannuated bench.