There was a sale of the furniture and lease, at Norwood; and Tiffey told me, little thinking how interested I was in the story, that, paying all the just debts of the deceased, and deducting his share of outstanding
bad and doubtful debts due to the firm, he wouldn't give a thousand pounds for all the assets remaining.
Yet even as it hung there before him it continued to fascinate him, and he stared at it, detached from surrounding things and feeling a little as if he had been pitched out of an overturned vehicle, till the boat bumped against one of the outstanding
piles of the wharf at which Mrs.
Yes, and the faddists were to win despite the other side's incontrovertible evidence that Fallon was headed for bankruptcy and that the proposed bonds and outstanding
ones could never be met.
His tangled beard, grizzled hair, and outstanding
, drooping eyebrows combined to give an air of dignity and power to his appearance, but his face was of an ashen white, while his lips and the corners of his nostrils were tinged with a shade of blue.
The next instant I saw it was leaning an inch or two more than usual, and all the skies with their outstanding
stars seemed to be leaning with it.
Chizzle, Mizzle, and otherwise have lapsed into a habit of vaguely promising themselves that they will look into that outstanding
little matter and see what can be done for Drizzle--who was not well used--when Jarndyce and Jarndyce shall be got out of the office.
Purchases bought by bulk in partnership had to be equitably divided, outstanding
debts canceled, accounts compared, and trunks, boxes and packages labeled.
Then one day he wrote to all the London papers to announce that he had made arrangements for an ascent from the Crystal Palace of a machine that would demonstrate satisfactorily that the outstanding
difficulties in the way of flying were finally solved.
The time consumed in performing this process, and the further delay occasioned by paying small outstanding
debts to tradespeople, and settling with the owner of the house, detained us till nearly noon before we were ready to get into the landlord's cart.
These kennings add much imaginative suggestiveness to the otherwise over-terse style, and often contribute to the grim irony which is another outstanding
The columbine looked charming in an outstanding
skirt that strangely resembled the large lamp-shade in the drawing-room.
whom Rawdon had the outstanding
whist account) had been talking about the Colonel just before he came in.