Hardyman should by any chance ask why you have left Lady Lydiard, not one word about those disgraceful circumstances which connect you with the loss of the banknote
! I should sink into the earth if the smallest hint of what has really happened should reach Mr.
The prince took his banknote
out and showed it to Ferdishenko.
Captain Jim hung his fiddle up in its place, beside a large frame enclosing several banknotes
Clair--But tell me (continued he looking fearfully towards the Door) tell me, have I any other Grand-children in the House." "None my Lord." "Then I will provide for you all without farther delay--Here are 4 Banknotes
of 50L each--Take them and remember I have done the Duty of a Grandfather." He instantly left the Room and immediately afterwards the House.
A package of banknotes
, to the value of fifty-five thousand pounds, had been taken from the principal cashier's table, that functionary being at the moment engaged in registering the receipt of three shillings and sixpence.
With throbbing heart, with eager, trembling fingers, she drew her little white silk bag from her bosom and took out the banknotes
to inclose them in the letter.
Caderousse had once more parted with his treasure -- the banknotes
were replaced in the pocket-book, the gold put back into the bag, and the whole carefully locked in the cupboard.
I am an officer of fortune, nothing else; I have nothing but what my sword brings me in -- that is to say, more blows than banknotes
. Now, on taking prisoners, this morning, two Frenchmen, who seemed to me of high birth -- in short, two knights of the Garter -- I said to myself, my fortune is made.
In one place one hears of a student's robbing the mail on the high road; in another place people of good social position forge false banknotes
; in Moscow of late a whole gang has been captured who used to forge lottery tickets, and one of the ringleaders was a lecturer in universal history; then our secretary abroad was murdered from some obscure motive of gain.
As he said this with a gentle melancholy, which was the next thing to making no charge at all, I expressed my acknowledgements on Peggotty's behalf, and paid Tiffey in banknotes
. Peggotty then retired to her lodging, and Mr.
Outside, Comrade Ossipon, flush of safe banknotes
as never before in his life, refused the offer of a cab.
On the table lay two banknotes
for ten pounds each and seventeen pounds ten in silver and gold, the money arranged in little piles of varying amount.