"You will give me the cheque
I ask," he replied with a snarl, "or neither you nor your child nor your husband will ever again set foot within any port, civilized or otherwise."
For my man was a fellow that nobody could have to do with, a really damnable man; and the person that drew the cheque
is the very pink of the proprieties, celebrated too, and (what makes it worse) one of your fellows who do what they call good.
Editorial acceptances and cheques
were all the amelioratives I needed.
Read my letter to him, and then place in his hands the cheque
which I enclose.
When he had unlocked a drawer and taken a key from it to open another drawer, in which was another key that opened another drawer, in which was another key that opened another drawer, in which was the cheque
book; and when he had written the cheque
; and when, reversing the key and drawer process, he had placed his cheque
book in safety again; he beckoned the old man, with the folded cheque
, to come and take it.
"Give me a cheque
, sir," said the Captain very surlily.
I had occasion on Tuesday to pay away two cheques
, one for L80, and the other for L120, and here they are returned with a bank notice that we have already overdrawn to the extent of some hundreds."
was written by the little gentleman, and pocketed by Mr.
'Then suppose you try, ma'am,' said Bounderby, laying an envelope with a cheque
in it in her little basket.
In order to obviate any delays possible through any routine requirements as to payment in your departments, we enclose cheque
herewith for ten pounds, receipt of which please acknowledge.
were regularly paid at sight from his account current, which was always flush.
He made out a credit slip for 119,000 pounds, and, passing it across the counter with a roll of notes and cheques
, asked for his shares.