I would not for all the money
we four are carrying to Lincoln Town sleep one night in Sherwood.
Sedley's maxim not to talk about money
matters before women, they had no inkling of the misfortunes that were in store for them until the unhappy old gentleman was forced to make gradual confessions.
That will help us to understand how the love of accumulating money
grows an absorbing passion in men whose imaginations, even in the very beginning of their hoard, showed them no purpose beyond it.
There was a time when he was the best known doctor in the West Country--Look at him now--He hasn't any money
and his stockings are full of holes
Seventy-one seventy-two; thy master is a good youth seventy-three, an excellent youth seventy-four that piece hath been clipt within the ring seventy-five and that looketh light of weight seventy-six when thy master wants money
, let him come to Isaac of York seventy-seven that is, with reasonable security.
The farmer also gave him a wheelbarrow to carry away his money
and the chest.
I have never grudged you money
within reason, for any avowable purpose; you had just to come to me and speak.
As the people grew more numerous, and their trade one with another increased, the want of current money
was still more sensibly felt.
Could she be the same Hetty that used to make up the butter in the dairy with the Guelder roses peeping in at the window--she, a runaway whom her friends would not open their doors to again, lying in this strange bed, with the knowledge that she had no money
to pay for what she received, and must offer those strangers some of the clothes in her basket?
I tell you I envied your magistrates here hauling money
out of motorists every week I had managed to make our ordinary revenue and expenditure just about meet, and I was crazy to get the odd two hundred pounds for my cotton.
The poor fellow thought it was a great deal of money
to have, and said to himself, 'Why should I work hard, and live here on bad fare any longer?
The uses of every possession are two, both dependent upon the thing itself, but not in the same manner, the one supposing an inseparable connection with it, the other not; as a shoe, for instance, which may be either worn, or exchanged for something else, both these are the uses of the shoe; for he who exchanges a shoe with some man who wants one, for money
or provisions, uses the shoe as a shoe, but not according to the original intention, for shoes were not at first made to be exchanged.
Therefore, warned by experience, as soon as they have collected two dollars' worth of money
they exchange it for one of those little gold pieces, and when robbers come upon them, swallow it.
To them he was no more than a beach-comber in constant need of money
, remarkable only for the peculiarity that he painted pictures which seemed to them absurd; and it was not till he had been dead for some years and agents came from the dealers in Paris and Berlin to look for any pictures which might still remain on the island, that they had any idea that among them had dwelt a man of consequence.
He owes five weeks here, and he owes you seven pounds, and his tailor's pressing him for money