The Treasurer put his arm confidentially through mine, and walked me on a few steps.
In the second place," continued the Treasurer, "we have found out that he is not visited at Barkingham.
The shutters are always up in the front top windows of his house at Barkingham," said the Treasurer, lowering his voice mysteriously.
Take my advice and don't go," said the Treasurer, gravely.
Because there are doubts about him and his house which he will not clear up," retorted the Treasurer.
The Treasurer took his arm out of mine, and without saying another word, wished me good-morning.
At least, Athos, if you are not treasurer
, you are on a good footing at court.
First of all, I will ask the treasurer as to our bank balance.
The funds are good at the moment," said the treasurer, with the bankbook in front of him.
Treasurer," he asked, "may I ask who has bought the property of this man that we have driven out of the district?
Come, Planchet, let us pay a visit to the king's treasurer
and then set off.
By this assistance, after many interviews with the bassa's agents, we agreed to pay four thousand three hundred crowns, which were accepted on condition that they should be paid down, and we should go on board within two hours: but, changing his resolution on a sudden, he sent us word by his treasurer
that two of the most considerable among us should stay behind for security, while the rest went to procure the money they promised.
He became Treasurer
of the Exchequer, Speaker of the House of Commons, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and last of all Lord Chancellor of England.
And yet that is the case of bad officers, treasurers
, ambassadors, generals, and other false and corrupt servants; which set a bias upon their bowl, of their own petty ends and envies, to the overthrow of their master's great and important affairs.
Now the power of election and censure are of the utmost consequence, and this, as has been said, in some states they entrust to the people; for the general assembly is the supreme court of all, and they have a voice in this, and deliberate in all public affairs, and try all causes, without any objection to the meanness of their circumstances, and at any age: but their treasurers
, generals, and other great officers of state are taken from men of great fortune and worth.