would be at the wife's disposal, and the principal would go to her aunt or her cousin on her death.
would be reduced by three fourths, but he felt it must be done.
Having married on a narrower income
than she had been used to look forward to, she had, from the first, fancied a very strict line of economy necessary; and what was begun as a matter of prudence, soon grew into a matter of choice, as an object of that needful solicitude which there were no children to supply.
Four hundred is but a small income
to begin on indeed, but your wishes, my dear Isabella, are so moderate, you do not consider how little you ever want, my dear.
I believe you are right, my love; it will be better that there should by no annuity in the case; whatever I may give them occasionally will be of far greater assistance than a yearly allowance, because they would only enlarge their style of living if they felt sure of a larger income
, and would not be sixpence the richer for it at the end of the year.
She was busily searching through the neighbourhood for a proper situation for her daughter, and, without knowing of considering what their income
might be, rejected many as deficient in size and importance.
He never wrote cheerfully, and he mortgaged the greater part of his income
Boxtel at once pictured to himself this learned man, with a capital of four hundred thousand and a yearly income
of ten thousand guilders, devoting all his intellectual and financial resources to the cultivation of the tulip.
Think of Annabella, think of the family, think of the fifty pounds--an income
, a year's income
to a prudent man.
Our family, although still rich (for my father's income
amounts to half a million), has experienced many misfortunes, and I myself was, at the age of five years, taken away by the treachery of my tutor, so that for fifteen years I have not seen the author of my existence.
To think with pleasure of his niece's husband having a large ecclesiastical income
was one thing--to make a Liberal speech was another thing; and it is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.
Upon this income
he lives in one of the northern counties, about 200 miles distant from London, and lays up L200 a-year out of it, in order to purchase a seat in the next parliament from a neighbouring borough, which he has bargained for with an attourney there.