I forgot to tell you that Silver is a man of substance; I know of my own knowledge that he has a banker's account, which has never been overdrawn
. He leaves his wife to manage the inn; and as she is a woman of colour, a pair of old bachelors like you and I may be excused for guessing that it is the wife, quite as much as the health, that sends him back to roving.
I bore her coarse reproaches with astonishing equanimity, even with cheerfulness; for I was sensible that I had done more good to Nancy Brown than harm to her: and perhaps some other thoughts assisted to keep up my spirits, and impart a relish to the cup of cold, overdrawn
tea, and a charm to the otherwise unsightly table; and--I had almost said--to Miss Matilda's unamiable face.
"DEAR SIR, - We notice that your account to-day stands 119,000 pounds overdrawn
, against which we hold as collateral security shares in the Bekwando Land Company to the value of 150,000 pounds.
The picture presented of me, by my old friend Betteredge, at the time of my departure from England, is (as I think) a little overdrawn
. He has, in his own quaint way, interpreted seriously one of his young mistress's many satirical references to my foreign education; and has persuaded himself that he actually saw those French, German, and Italian sides to my character, which my lively cousin only professed to discover in jest, and which never had any real existence, except in our good Betteredge's own brain.
Allen had been used to call unnatural and overdrawn
; but here was proof positive of the contrary.
I was too late for tea; but my mother had kindly kept the teapot and muffin warm upon the hobs, and, though she scolded me a little, readily admitted my excuses; and when I complained of the flavour of the overdrawn
tea, she poured the remainder into the slop-basin, and bade Rose put some fresh into the pot, and reboil the kettle, which offices were performed with great commotion, and certain remarkable comments.
And he began a long speech, explaining how straitened he himself was in money matters; how the tenants would not pay; how his father's affairs, and the expenses attendant upon the demise of the old gentleman, had involved him; how he wanted to pay off incumbrances; and how the bankers and agents were overdrawn
; and Pitt Crawley ended by making a compromise with his sister-in-law and giving her a very small sum for the benefit of her little boy.
The scene of this romance, which opens well, is laid in the South Seas, but everything soon becomes overdrawn
and fantastical, and the thread of the story loses itself in a mystical allegory.
I had occasion on Tuesday to pay away two cheques, one for L80, and the other for L120, and here they are returned with a bank notice that we have already overdrawn
to the extent of some hundreds."
In tragedy the overdrawn
but powerful plays of Thomas Otway, a man of short and pathetic life, and of Nathaniel Lee, are alone of any importance.
The app is expected to help customers to avoid extra fees when they go overdrawn
. Customers who make at least five debit card purchases a month and set up direct deposits of at least USD1,000 per month can use the service, Varo said.
A COUNCIL went PS12,000 overdrawn
after salary, tax and pension payments were still deducted from an account it thought was closed.