More than once, in the brief days of my struggle for an education, I went to Johnny Heinhold to borrow money.
There were two places at which I could borrow money; a barber shop and a saloon.
I had never spent my money in his saloon, and even when I borrowed from him I didn't spend any money.
As the young gipsy's little holiday came to an end, I turned with a sigh upon my way; and here, while still on the subject, may I remark on the curious fact that probably Borrow
has lived and died without a single gipsy having heard of him, just as the expertest anglers know nothing of Izaak Walton.
This claim, however, I desire to be allowed me only on condition that I preserve strict honesty towards my poor brethren, from whom, if ever I borrow any of that little of which they are possessed, I shall never fail to put their mark upon it, that it may be at all times ready to be restored to the right owner.
The omission of this was highly blameable in one Mr Moore, who, having formerly borrowed some lines of Pope and company, took the liberty to transcribe six of them into his play of the Rival Modes.
The security (covering the amount borrowed
) was accepted as a matter of course.
"And besides," I says, "we might borrow
something worth having out of the captain's stateroom.
By giving a chattel mortgage on their growing wheat, they borrowed
enough, at twenty per cent, to buy seed corn and a plow.
"But Fred gives me his honor that he has never borrowed
money on the pretence of any understanding about his uncle's land.
In early youth in the Corps of Pages, he had experienced the humiliation of a refusal, when he had tried, being in difficulties, to borrow money, and since then he had never once put himself in the same position again.
One thing only could and ought to be done, and Vronsky determined upon it without an instant's hesitation: to borrow money from a money-lender, ten thousand roubles, a proceeding which presented no difficulty, to cut down his expenses generally, and to sell his race horses.
She borrowed a small saucer, and scooped up the dough with her paws.
I am sure I never gave her leave to borrow my wheel-barrow!
The government borrows
funds from money market to bridge the fiscal deficit.