Vernon, I think, was a great deal too kind to her when he was in Staffordshire; her behaviour to him, independent of her general character, has been so inexcusably artful and ungenerous since our marriage was first in agitation that no one less amiable and mild than himself could have overlooked it all; and though, as his brother's widow, and in narrow circumstances, it was proper to render her pecuniary
assistance, I cannot help thinking his pressing invitation to her to visit us at Churchhill perfectly unnecessary.
The present Confederation, feeble as it is intended to repose in the United States, an unlimited power of providing for the pecuniary
wants of the Union.
scorned to reflect a moment on their pecuniary
Distresses and would have blushed at the idea of paying their Debts.
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 face of such a pecuniary
emergency as this, the Directors thought it desirable to consider their position.
Allow me to say that I fully defer to the reasonable character of that inquiry, and proceed to develop it; premising that it is not an object of a pecuniary
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.
As long as it is her interest to provide herself with pecuniary
resources for the future, she verbally engages to go on.
There is another custom amongst them yet more extraordinary, which is, that the wife is punished whenever the husband proves false to the marriage contract; this punishment indeed extends no farther than a pecuniary
mulct, and what seems more equitable, the husband is obliged to pay a sum of money to his wife.
Phileas Fogg, then, had won the twenty thousand pounds; but, as he had spent nearly nineteen thousand on the way, the pecuniary
gain was small.
Of a very considerable fortune, his son was, by marriage settlements, eventually secure; his present income was an income of independence and comfort, and under every pecuniary
view, it was a match beyond the claims of their daughter.