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But I never lend it to strangers, and I never lend it on such a security as you have produced.
Supposing, sir, it had been possible (and customary) for you to lend me the money," he said, "in what space of time would it have been possible
The one, that the tooth of usury be grinded, that it bite not too much; the other, that there be left open a means, to invite moneyed men to lend to the merchants, for the continuing and quickening of trade.
I dare say," I went on, meaning to be very severe, "that you wouldn't lend money to any of us, if we wanted it.
A STAG asked a Sheep to lend him a measure of wheat, and said that the Wolf would be his surety.
And when he came back he told the animals it was all right--the sailor was going to lend them the boat.