He would work all day, and all night, too, if need be; he would never rest until the house was paid for and his people had a home.
Ona had a dim recollection of the lawyer telling Szedvilas that his charge was a dollar, which occasioned some debate, and more agony; and then, after they had paid that, too, they went out into the street, her stepmother clutching the deed in her hand.
So long as they paid, however, they had nothing to fear, the house was all theirs.
So, then, notwithstanding the expectation of the king, the superintendent paid you, did he?
Well, monsieur, the royal order says this: -- `At sight, I command that there be paid to M.
Fouquet not only pays what he does not owe, but that he does not even take care of vouchers for the sums that he has paid.
But now the Prior's hands dropped at his sides and the Prior's head hung upon his shoulder, for not only had he lost all hopes of the land, but he had forgiven the Knight one hundred pounds of his debt and had needlessly paid the man of law fourscore angels.
Now, Sir Prior," quoth Sir Richard, "I have held my day and paid all the dues demanded of me; so, as there is no more betwixt us, I leave this vile place straightway.
But as formerly the French paid
before singing, so now they paid
after having had their laugh, and they subscribed for a sum of 1,253,930 francs.
Thou didst not receive for me as many francs as this fair calculation gave thee dollars; and richer wouldst thou have been, and, oh, how much happier, hadst thou kept the money paid for me, sold the lace even at a loss, and spared thyself so many, many hours of painful and anxious toil
It is no secret that we are out of favor for a night or two, in consequence of three figures having been paid for one of us, this very day, by a bossess, whose father stopped payment within three hours after he signed the cheque that was to pay the importer.
Well, Prior,'' said the Outlaw, ``I will detain thee no longer here than to give the Jew a quittance for the six hundred crowns at which thy ransom is fixed I accept of him for my pay-master; and if I hear that ye boggle at allowing him in his accompts the sum so paid
by him, Saint Mary refuse me, an I burn not the abbey over thine head, though I hang ten years the sooner
Sally Henny Penny gets rather flustered when she tries to count out change, and she insists on being paid
cash; but she is quite harmless.
I planked out the money to keep you till your baby was born, I paid
for your doctor and everything, I paid
for you to go to Brighton, and I'm paying for the keep of your baby, I'm paying for your clothes, I'm paying for every stitch you've got on now.
He acted as her almoner and secretary as well as her steward--distributed her charities, wrote her letters on business, paid
her bills, engaged her servants, stocked her wine-cellar, was authorized to borrow books from her library, and was served with his meals in his own room.