Under these circumstances, alike humiliating to endure, humiliating to contemplate, and humiliating to relate, I have discharged the pecuniary
liability contracted at this establishment, by giving a note of hand, made payable fourteen days after date, at my residence, Pentonville, London.
d'Epinay will be frightened at this pecuniary
The countenance of the negro evinced not only all the interest which his pecuniary
adventure might occasion, but also the keen excitement that the sport produced in the others, though with a very different wish as to the result.
Eustace Macallan's death was in the pecuniary sense a serious loss to her husband.
And the prosecution, viewing him as the basest and cruelest of men, declares that he deliberately killed her--with all his pecuniary interests pointing to the preservation of her life!
The reason assigned for taking this step--which she certainly did not contemplate when I last saw her--is that she finds herself approaching the end of her pecuniary resources.
He was not quite satisfied that the pecuniary motive was really the motive at the bottom of Anne's journey south.
May I ask if your only object in sending for me was to inquire into my pecuniary affairs, with a view to assisting me?
In the pecuniary sense, and in one word, she was absolutely incapable of gratifying her own vindictive longings.
An average house in this neighborhood costs perhaps eight hundred dollars, and to lay up this sum will take from ten to fifteen years of the laborer's life, even if he is not encumbered with a family -- estimating the pecuniary value of every man's labor at one dollar a day, for if some receive more, others receive less; -- so that he must have spent more than half his life commonly before his wigwam will be earned.
With regard to the merchants, however, one of them says pertinently that a great part of their failures are not genuine pecuniary failures, but merely failures to fulfil their engagements, because it is inconvenient; that is, it is the moral character that breaks down.
You will easily conceive, my dear Graveairs (I ask your pardon, I really forgot myself), that, when a woman makes an imprudent match in the sense of the world, that is, when she is not an arrant prostitute to pecuniary
interest, she must necessarily have some inclination and affection for her man.
The most unpleasant thing of all was that his pecuniary
interests should in this way enter into the question of his reconciliation with his wife.
You are over twenty-one, and you have not the slightest pecuniary
interest in Lady Verinder's Will.
The bond of friendship which united Percival and myself was strengthened, on this occasion, by a touching similarity in the pecuniary
position on his side and on mine.