She told me how she and her husband had come out to this new country when the farm-land was cheap and could be had on easy payments
Then Marija and Jonas were between them to take a third share in the house, which would leave only eight dollars a month for Jurgis to contribute to the payment
I have known a great deal of the trouble of annuities; for my mother was clogged with the payment
of three to old superannuated servants by my father's will, and it is amazing how disagreeable she found it.
Wragge's head; fluctuations in our means and meals, our payments
, prospects, and principles; et cetera, et cetera.
Now, choose betwixt such a scorching bed and the payment
of a thousand pounds of silver; for, by the head of my father, thou hast no other option.
The only thing that answered this description was hard work, and as I never met a sane man willing to pay another for idling, I began to see that these prodigious payments
to my father were extorted by force.
The governor sent me word that my servant should be restored to me upon payment
of sixty piastres; and being answered by me that I had not a penny for myself, and therefore could not pay sixty piastres to redeem my servant, he informed me by a renegade Jew, who negotiated the whole affair, that either I must produce the money or receive a hundred blows of the battoon.
Washington, though in retirement, was brooding over the cruel injustice suffered by his associates in arms, the warriors of the Revolution; over the prostration of the public credit and the faith of the nation, in the neglect to provide for the payments
even of the interest upon the public debt; over the disappointed hopes of the friends of freedom; in the language of the address from Congress to the States of the eighteenth of April, 1788--"the pride and boast of America, that the rights for which she contended were the rights of human nature.
He will do nothing of the kind," said Don Quixote; "I have only to command, and he will obey me; and as he has sworn to me by the order of knighthood which he has received, I leave him free, and I guarantee the payment
Some of them, either less impressed with the importance of national credit, or because their citizens have little, if any, immediate interest in the question, feel an indifference, if not a repugnance, to the payment
of the domestic debt at any rate.
No State shall enter into any treaty, alliance, or confederation; grant letters of marque and reprisal; coin money; emit bills of credit; make any thing but gold and silver a legal tender in payment
of debts; pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts; or grant any title of nobility.
Women have an instinct which enables them to divine the men who love them, who like to be near them, and exact no payment