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For which reason others endeavour to procure other riches and other property, and rightly, for there are other riches and property in nature; and these are the proper objects of economy: while trade only procures money, not by all means, but by the exchange of it, and for that purpose it is this which it is chiefly employed about, for money is the first principle and the end of trade; nor are there any bounds to be set to what is thereby acquired.
"You tell me where your exclusive circles would be if the first Astor hadn't had the money to pay for his steerage passage over?"
Personally and privately, he had to find the money, or to confront the one other alternative-- ruin.
On the other side, the commodities of usury are, first, that howsoever usury in some respect hindereth merchandizing, yet in some other it advanceth it; for it is certain that the greatest part of trade is driven by young merchants, upon borrowing at interest; so as if the usurer either call in, or keep back, his money, there will ensue, presently, a great stand of trade.
On waking up the day after the races, Vronsky put on a white linen coat, and without shaving or taking his bath, he distributed about the table moneys, bills, and letters, and set to work.
"That is not what I mean," said the Highwayman; "you cannot save your money by giving up your life."
The first statement of each man--ever an ancient one in homeward- bound forecastles--was: "No boarding-house sharks in mine." Next, in parentheses, was regret at having spent so much money in Yokohama.
Tulliver's done for 'em," said uncle Pullet, who became unusually suggestive where advances of money were concerned.
Harold is in sore need of money, and through no fault of his own." With a woman's tact and eloquence, she told the whole story.
With all these mouths to fill, and the house to look after, and no one to do the mending, and no money coming in to pay the butcher's bill, things began to look very difficult.
It was my greatest ambition during the summer to save money enough with which to pay this debt.
However, the argument I used, namely, of giving him a general release, and never troubling him any more, prevailed effectually with him, and he sent me a bill for the money by a person who brought with him a general release for me to sign, and which I frankly signed, and received the money; and thus, though full sore against my will, a final end was put to this affair.
Men made the brew for him, and he paid them in money. Then he sold the fire-brew for money, and all men bought.
The poor fellow thought it was a great deal of money to have, and said to himself, 'Why should I work hard, and live here on bad fare any longer?
That was Dunstan's first thought as he approached it; the second was, that the old fool of a weaver, whose loom he heard rattling already, had a great deal of money hidden somewhere.