Although he never told me so in so many words, I found that General Armstrong took this method of introducing me to the people of the North, as well as for the sake of securing some immediate funds
to be used in the erection of Alabama Hall.
His marriage would supply him with the funds
needed for repaying the money, and the profits of his business would provide, in course of time, for restoring the dowry of his wife.
All crimes against the state, are punished here with the utmost severity; but, if the person accused makes his innocence plainly to appear upon his trial, the accuser is immediately put to an ignominious death; and out of his goods or lands the innocent person is quadruply recompensed for the loss of his time, for the danger he underwent, for the hardship of his imprisonment, and for all the charges he has been at in making his defence; or, if that fund
be deficient, it is largely supplied by the crown.
"Yes, sire, and even as a beginning, I bring your majesty a note of funds
Please pay to my order, from the fund
deposited by me, the sum of a million, and charge the same to my account.
"WORTHY OF IMITATION.--A distinguished gentleman of this city, H H , Esquire, having been compelled to SUSPEND, in consequence of the late robbery of the Bank of the United States by the cold-blooded miscreant whose hoary head disgraces the White House, felt himself bound to return an article of dress, purchased as recently as yesterday by his lovely daughter, and who, in every respect, was entitled to wear it, as she would have adorned it, receiving back the price, with a view to put it in the fund
he is already collecting to meet the demands of his creditors.
On the other hand, he might have been suspected of hiding a fund
of reckless naughtiness.
On both occasions Fred had felt confident that he should meet the bill himself, having ample funds
at disposal in his own hopefulness.
And I say that the escape of Boney from Elba was a damned imposition and plot, sir, in which half the powers of Europe were concerned, to bring the funds
down, and to ruin this country.
"But you will contribute something to the campaign fund
to assist in your election, will you not?" asked the Party Manager, winking.
Suppose, then, the convention had been inclined to proceed upon the principle of a repartition of the objects of revenue, between the Union and its members, in PROPORTION to their comparative necessities; what particular fund
could have been selected for the use of the States, that would not either have been too much or too little too little for their present, too much for their future wants?
In my sleep it was not my wake-a-day personality that took charge of me; it was another and distinct personality, possessing a new and totally different fund
of experiences, and, to the point of my dreaming, possessing memories of those totally different experiences.
In the next place, there should, if possible, be a fund
to pay all the citizens--who have any share in the management of public affairs, either as members of the assembly, judges, and magistrates; but if this cannot be done, at least the magistrates, the judges the senators, and members of the supreme assembly, and also those officers who are obliged to eat at a common table ought to be paid.
That his father was very poor we know, for Edmund Spenser's name appears among "certain poor scholars of the schools about London" who received money and clothes from a fund
left by a rich man to help poor children at school.
Hiding order beneath the cloak of disorder is simply a question of subdivision; concealing courage under a show of timidity presupposes a fund
of latent energy; masking strength with weakness is to be effected by tactical dispositions.