Though it is not always the case, I believe, That the longer we've kept 'em, the more do we grieve: For, when debts are payable
, right or wrong, A short-time loan is as bad as a long So why in Heaven (before we are there!) Should we give our hearts to a dog to tear?
They gave us checks for them and charged a fixed price, payable
in advance--five cents.
The next thing was to get the money; and where do you think he carried us but to that place with the door?--whipped out a key, went in, and presently came back with the matter of ten pounds in gold and a cheque for the balance on Coutts's, drawn payable
to bearer and signed with a name that I can't mention, though it's one of the points of my story, but it was a name at least very well known and often printed.
I had two hundred thousand francs placed in the hands of Morrel & Son; these two hundred thousand francs were the dowry of my daughter, who was to be married in a fortnight, and these two hundred thousand francs were payable
, half on the 15th of this month, and the other half on the 15th of next month.
"A fortnight for the execution, and fifteen hundred crowns payable
on delivery," replied the artisan.
They were bound to the service of the company for five years, at the rate of one hundred dollars a year, payable
at the expiration of the term, and an annual equipment of clothing to the amount of forty dollars.
His will took no notice of my father or my mother; but he left to my sister (always supposed to be his favorite in the family) a most extraordin ary legacy of possible pin-money, in the shape of a contingent reversion to the sum of three thousand pounds, payable
on the death of Lady Malkinshaw, provided I survived her.
He also acquainted them with the precise amount of the income guaranteed by the Duke of Thigsberry to Violetta Stetta of the Italian Opera, which it appeared was payable
quarterly, and not half-yearly, as the public had been given to understand, and which was EXclusive, and not INclusive (as had been monstrously stated,) of jewellery, perfumery, hair-powder for five footmen, and two daily changes of kid-gloves for a page.
Notwithstanding the amount of his "bills payable
There were no foreclosures of mortgages, no protested notes, no bills payable
, no debts of honour in Typee; no unreasonable tailors and shoemakers perversely bent on being paid; no duns of any description and battery attorneys, to foment discord, backing their clients up to a quarrel, and then knocking their heads together; no poor relations, everlastingly occupying the spare bed-chamber, and diminishing the elbow room at the family table; no destitute widows with their children starving on the cold charities of the world; no beggars; no debtors' prisons; no proud and hard-hearted nabobs in Typee; or to sum up all in one word--no Money!
On the floor were fragments of paper, which were afterwards put together, and found to be the remains of a check for a large amount, payable
to Lady Ruth, and signed by Wingrave.
It came in my thoughts one morning that I would go to the bank myself, where I had often been to receive the interest of some bills I had, which had interest payable
on them, and where I had found a clerk, to whom I applied myself, very honest and just to me, and particularly so fair one time that when I had mistold my money, and taken less than my due, and was coming away, he set me to rights and gave me the rest, which he might have put into his own pocket.