Tabitha Twitchit immediately raised the price of everything a half-penny; and she continued to refuse to give credit
It is not easy to see how a step of this kind could be avoided; and if it should be taken, it is evident that it would prove the destruction of public credit
at the very moment that it was becoming essential to the public safety.
Well, this letter gives the Count of Monte Cristo unlimited credit on our house."
"Why, truly," replied Monte Cristo, determined not to lose an inch of the ground he had gained, "my reason for desiring an `unlimited' credit was precisely because I did not know how much money I might need."
Now, sir, you have but to say the word, and I will spare you all uneasiness by presenting my letter of credit to one or other of these two firms." The blow had struck home, and Danglars was entirely vanquished; with a trembling hand he took the two letters from the count, who held them carelessly between finger and thumb, and proceeded to scrutinize the signatures, with a minuteness that the count might have regarded as insulting, had it not suited his present purpose to mislead the banker.
The fruit store, where Martin had bought his vegetables, was run by an American whose business principles were so weak that he let Martin run a bill of five dollars before stopping his credit
. The baker stopped at two dollars, and the butcher at four dollars.
It was simply a question of preserving his credit
by means which were legitimately at his disposal.
If any of them get stuck, you go around yourself and guarantee their credit with the butchers and grocers.
Beginning with the crash of several of the greatest Eastern banking houses, the tightness spread, until every bank in the country was calling in its credits. Daylight was caught, and caught because of the fact that for the first time he had been playing the legitimate business game.
Yes, I actually had to give that thing up--while doubtless I should live to see somebody use it and take all the credit
"And what credit can the poor clerk of a procurer have, pray?"
"Since I maintain that I have no credit, and you maintain I have."
'Mr Abel's feelings did credit
to his nature, and credit
to your nature, ma'am, and his father's nature, and human nature.
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