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My business habits had one other bright feature, which i called "leaving a Margin." For example; supposing Herbert's debts to be one hundred and sixty-four pounds four-and-twopence, I would say, "Leave a margin, and put them down at two hundred." Or, supposing my own to be four times as much, I would leave a margin, and put them down at seven hundred.
"Either pay thy debt as I have said, or release thy land and get thee gone from out my hall."
But now the Prior's hands dropped at his sides and the Prior's head hung upon his shoulder, for not only had he lost all hopes of the land, but he had forgiven the Knight one hundred pounds of his debt and had needlessly paid the man of law fourscore angels.
Thus rode forth good Sir Richard of the Lea to pay his debt to Robin Hood this bright and merry morn.
sorry for thee, yet I am right glad that I have had a chance to pay a part of my debt of kindness to thy good master Robin Hood, for it might have gone ill with thee had I not come, young man."
Quoth he in a trembling voice, "I owe thee a debt I can never hope to repay, Sir Richard, for let me tell thee, I would rather lose my right hand than have such ill befall young David of Doncaster as seemed like to come upon him at Denby."
"Wilt thou not ease him of some of his debts, Sir Prior?"
His failure in passing his examination, had made his accumulation of college debts the more unpardonable by his father, and there had been an unprecedented storm at home.
After the fathers were out of debt, the daughters married the sons of neighbours--usually of like nationality-- and the girls who once worked in Black Hawk kitchens are to-day managing big farms and fine families of their own; their children are better off than the children of the town women they used to serve.
But then, I said, speaking the truth and paying your debts is not a correct definition of justice.
His father announced to him that he would now pay half his debts for the last time, but only on condition that he went to Moscow as adjutant to the commander in chief- a post his father had procured for him- and would at last try to make a good match there.
He was in terrible poverty, yet he took upon himself the payment of his brother's debts. He started another journal--"The Epoch," which within a few months was also prohibited.
The addition to public debt in the previous fiscal year was also more than the total public debt that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) government added in five years (2008-2013), showed figures released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday.
On August 3, 2019, Stephen Paduano published an article in The Atlantic; 'China's Investments in Rwanda Raise Familiar Questions About Debt', in which he describes Chinese investments in Africa as a 'Chinese debt trap'.
Based on its economic bulletin, the DOF said that the proactive debt management of the government has enabled it to maintain a continuously decreasing debt level, which, the agency said, led to a more expanded fiscal space.