DEBTS


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DEBTSDouble Entry Based Transaction System (finance-management program)
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For example; supposing Herbert's debts to be one hundred and sixty-four pounds four-and-twopence, I would say, "Leave a margin, and put them down at two hundred.
Mayhap thou hadst better give an extension of his debt.
His failure in passing his examination, had made his accumulation of college debts the more unpardonable by his father, and there had been an unprecedented storm at home.
The little store of sovereigns in the tin box seemed to be the only sight that brought a faint beam of pleasure into the miller's eyes,--faint and transient, for it was soon dispelled by the thought that the time would be long--perhaps longer than his life,--before the narrow savings could remove the hateful incubus of debt.
But then, I said, speaking the truth and paying your debts is not a correct definition of justice.
Your men of energy are the very fellows TO fail," he said; "however, they shall find if I have had extraordinary energy in running into debt, that I have extraordinary energy, too, in getting out of it.
His hand was always open to help others, but he often forgot to pay his just debts.
His father announced to him that he would now pay half his debts for the last time, but only on condition that he went to Moscow as adjutant to the commander in chief- a post his father had procured for him- and would at last try to make a good match there.
The pictures, the statues, the flowers, the jewels, the carriages, and the horses--inquiry proved, to my indescribable astonishment, that not a sixpence of debt was owing on any of them.
He was in terrible poverty, yet he took upon himself the payment of his brother's debts.
Unhappily, he returned to tell me of his good fortune, and the same day he was arrested for debt.
This debt will simply swallow all, And make my life a life of woe