The trouble with the beginner at the writing game is the long, dry spells, when there is never an editor's cheque
and everything pawnable is pawned.
Poe having produced those papers, his chief calculated the amount of two thousand pounds stock at the rate of the day; and asked Captain Osborne whether he would take the sum in a cheque upon the bankers, or whether he should direct the latter to purchase stock to that amount.
Give me a cheque, sir," said the Captain very surlily.
Still it was too bad for him to allow me even to run a risk of having a cheque
You will give me the cheque I ask," he replied with a snarl, "or neither you nor your child nor your husband will ever again set foot within any port, civilized or otherwise.
The end of it was that Jane Clayton wrote out a cheque of large denomination and handed it to Nikolas Rokoff, who left her cabin with a grin of satisfaction upon his lips.
For my man was a fellow that nobody could have to do with, a really damnable man; and the person that drew the cheque is the very pink of the proprieties, celebrated too, and (what makes it worse) one of your fellows who do what they call good.
Utterson asking rather suddenly: "And you don't know if the drawer of the cheque lives there?
Read my letter to him, and then place in his hands the cheque which I enclose.
Before presenting the cheque, I asked Sergeant Cuff if he had any remark to make.
When he had unlocked a drawer and taken a key from it to open another drawer, in which was another key that opened another drawer, in which was another key that opened another drawer, in which was the cheque
book; and when he had written the cheque
; and when, reversing the key and drawer process, he had placed his cheque
book in safety again; he beckoned the old man, with the folded cheque
, to come and take it.
Come, come, I'll write you a cheque
,' said the little man; and down he sat at the table for that purpose.
Jaggers's eyes retired a little deeper into his head when I handed him the tablets, but he presently handed them over to Wemmick, with instructions to draw the cheque
for his signature.
Then suppose you try, ma'am,' said Bounderby, laying an envelope with a cheque
in it in her little basket.
In order to obviate any delays possible through any routine requirements as to payment in your departments, we enclose cheque
herewith for ten pounds, receipt of which please acknowledge.