You've got the money and the looks, and you're a decent boy.
"Do you mean to tell me that with all the money I've got you can't get an hour or two of a girl's time for yourself?"
Having got the money, how, in the present state of his trade, was the loan to be paid back?
He had only to make the date at which the loan expired coincide with the date of his marriage, and there was his father-in-law's money at his disposal, or at his wife's disposal--which meant the same thing.
Let it be no bank or common stock, but every man be master of his own money
. Not that I altogether mislike banks, but they will hardly be brooked, in regard of certain suspicions.
"If it will not save my money
, it is good for nothing."
He knew the way of it, particularly his way of it, wine in, wit out, and his money
would be gone in no time.
"Ay, ay," said uncle Glegg, with admonition which he meant to be kind, "we must look to see the good of all this schooling, as your father's sunk so much money
"You are as anxious to get rid of money
as others are to gain it," said he.
And the owl, Too-Too, who was good at arithmetic, figured it out that there was only money
enough left to last another week-- if they each had one meal a day and no more.
As it was not my place of business I felt it to be the proper thing to show the money
to the proprietor.
I had saved above #100 more, but I met with a disaster with that, which was this--that a goldsmith in whose hands I had trusted it, broke, so I lost #70 of my money
, the man's composition not making above #30 out of his #100.
"'All right,' said Long-Fang, 'then will I, too, be a strong man.' And he got himself corn, and began to make fire-brew and sell it for strings of money
. And, when Crooked-Eyes complained, Long-Fang said that he was himself a strong man, and that if Crooked-Eyes made any more noise he would bash his brains out for him.
'I wish you would give them to me,' said the other; 'I am very poor.' Then the man pitied him, and gave him all he had; and the little dwarf said in return, 'As you have such a kind honest heart, I will grant you three wishes--one for every penny; so choose whatever you like.' Then the countryman rejoiced at his good luck, and said, 'I like many things better than money
: first, I will have a bow that will bring down everything I shoot at; secondly, a fiddle that will set everyone dancing that hears me play upon it; and thirdly, I should like that everyone should grant what I ask.' The dwarf said he should have his three wishes; so he gave him the bow and fiddle, and went his way.
It did occur to Dunsey that it might be wise for him to give up the day's hunting, proceed at once to Batherley, and, having waited for Bryce's return, hire a horse to carry him home with the money
in his pocket.