He was paid
the fabulous sum of seventeen and a half cents an hour; and as it proved a rush day and he worked until nearly seven o'clock in the evening, he went home to the family with the tidings that he had earned more than a dollar and a half in a single day!
a hundred and fifteen my- self, within the week.
At the proper time he will put you in a cab or an omnibus, and drive you to the train or the boat; he has packed your luggage and transferred it, he has paid
all the bills.
If it hadn't been for that, I should have paid
you a hundred pounds this morning.
When Isaac returns successful through your mediation,'' said the Outlaw, ``I swear by Saint Hubert, I will see that he pays thee the money in good silver, or I will reckon with him for it in such sort, he had better have paid
twenty such sums.
The only available standard was the market price, and this he rejected as being fixed by competition among capitalists who could only secure profit by obtaining from their workmen more products than they paid
them for, and could only tempt customers by offering a share of the unpaid-for part of the products as a reduction in price.
This answer was not at all agreeable to the bassa, who returned an answer that he would be satisfied with twenty thousand crowns, provided we paid
them on the spot, or gave him good securities for the payment.
But there was always no money; they never paid
for as much as a pennyworth of peppermints.
All that is very well," said Don Quixote; "but let the shoes and the blood-lettings stand as a setoff against the blows you have given him without any cause; for if he spoiled the leather of the shoes you paid
for, you have damaged that of his body, and if the barber took blood from him when he was sick, you have drawn it when he was sound; so on that score he owes you nothing.
He reminded me of it, telling me if I did not pay for you, he would be paid
I know a lady who would buy this--a marchande de mode, a friend of mine, who gives the highest prices that are ever paid
for such articles-- for to tell you the truth certain Russian princesses employ her in all these little matters.
It is useless, my dear Monsieur Colbert," said D'Artagnan, who inwardly enjoyed this confusion in the ideas of Colbert; "my order is paid