"Your namesake, Peter, was something like yourself; and, when the provincial currency
had depreciated fifty or seventy-five per cent., he bought it up in expectation of a rise.
Hoch has a good many cart-loads of the Black Forest currency
himself, and therefore is a good catch; but he is sordid, mean, and without sentiment, whereas Gretchen is all sentiment and poetry.
She may justly feel, as part at least of the reward of a labour which must have occupied much time, so many of the freshest hours of mind and spirit, that she has done something to help her author in the achievement of his, however discouraged still irrepressible, desire, by giving additional currency
to a book which the best sort of readers will recognize as an excellent and certainly very versatile companion, not to be forgotten.
It was not an easy matter, on the spur of the moment, to raise ten millions in paper currency
, and there were vexatious delays.
He called his book 'Le Morte Darthur,' The Death of Arthur, from the title of several popular Arthurian romances to which, since they dealt only with Arthur's later years and death, it was properly enough applied, and from which it seems to have passed into general currency
as a name for the entire story of Arthur's life.
I sâ€™pose you know, Leather-Stocking, that there is an act passed to lay a fine of five pounds currency
, or twelve dollars and fifty cents, by decimals, on every man who kills a deer betwixt January and August.
The pile of paper currency
occupied the whole table.
Our statute is a currency
which we stamp with our own portrait: it soon becomes unrecognizable, and in process of time will return to the mint.
Johnson is reported to have said, --"If the child says he looked out of this window, when he looked out of that,--whip him." Our American character is marked by a more than average delight in accurate perception, which is shown by the currency
of the byword, "No mistake." But the discomfort of unpunctuality, of confusion of thought about facts, of inattention to the wants of to-morrow, is of no nation.
There is some justice in this opinion, as there always is in such as attain general currency
. It may often happen on the stage, that an actor, by possessing in a preeminent degree the external qualities necessary to give effect to comedy, may be deprived of the right to aspire to tragic excellence; and in painting or literary composition, an artist or poet may be master exclusively of modes of thought, and powers of expression, which confine him to a single course of subjects.
FIA has arrested two currency
dealers allegedly involved in illegal business of hundi and hawala, the currency
dealers in the areas of Yadgar Chowk, Khyber Bazar, Qissa Khawani were involved in illegal business of currency