Full black; coal dealer; about thirty years old; worth eighteen thousand dollars; paid for himself twice, being once defrauded
to the amount of sixteen hundred dollars; made all his money by his own efforts--much of it while a slave, hiring his time of his master, and doing business for himself; a fine, gentlemanly fellow.
You see, Barbara, he was sued at law by a merchant who had defrauded
the Treasury in the matter of a contract.
The guides deceive and defraud
every American who goes to Paris for the first time and sees its sights alone or in company with others as little experienced as himself.
Here indeed were two magnificent swordsmen, and here was to be a battle that bade fair to make up for whatever the people felt they had been defrauded
of by the shortness of the game.
In any other place the defrauded
boys would have set up a howl; as it was, they growled and protested till Dr.