Micawber should apply for his release under the Insolvent Debtors
Act, which would set him free, she expected, in about six weeks.
Are you not a debtor
of the King of the Ebony Island?
took his stick again, and bowing his head left the court.
The labor was performed by convicts, prisoners of war, delinquent debtors
and confirmed bachelors who were too poor to pay the high celibate tax which all red-Martian governments impose.
Chadband's habit--it is the head and front of his pretensions indeed--to keep this sort of debtor
and creditor account in the smallest items and to post it publicly on the most trivial occasions.
It is a very onerous business, this of being served, and the debtor
naturally wishes to give you a slap.
But as to one family, there's debtor
and creditor, I hope; they're not going to reform that away; else I should vote for things staying as they are.
You had made me eternally your debtor
had you shaken out the flame," he said.
which I have since amended, steward, thanks to him, and amended well), and told me that the voyage had been a grand success, making him eternally my debtor
Touching the hundred thousand crowns in which I stand your debtor
," continued Pedro carelessly, "it can no doubt "
If you are generous, here is a fitting opportunity for the exercise of your magnanimity: if you are proud, here am I - your rival - ready to acknowledge myself your debtor
for an act of the most noble forbearance.
As a bailiff, when well authorized by his writ, having possessed himself of the person of some unhappy debtor
, views all his tears without concern; in vain the wretched captive attempts to raise compassion; in vain the tender wife bereft of her companion, the little prattling boy, or frighted girl, are mentioned as inducements to reluctance.
I will, then, up to this point acknowledge myself your debtor
In all such cases your movers, and your seconders, and your supporters --your regular Professors of all degrees, run amuck like so many mad Malays; habitually attributing the lowest and basest motives with the utmost recklessness (let me call your attention to a recent instance in yourself for which you should blush), and quoting figures which you know to be as wilfully onesided as a statement of any complicated account that should be all Creditor side and no Debtor
, or all Debtor
side and no Creditor.
He had not shown the slightest sign of attempting to fix anything that I had said to him in his mind, until I mentioned the time at which it was customary to permit the earliest repayment, on the part of a debtor
, of money that had been advanced as a loan.