Be sure, if they take less rents, be sure Government has a finger in the pie.
Now, the tenants of Appin have to pay a rent to King George; but their hearts are staunch, they are true to their chief; and what with love and a bit of pressure, and maybe a threat or two, the poor folk scrape up a second rent for Ardshiel.
all this is about a landlord not a hundred miles from Middlemarch, who receives his own rents
Not only that; but the village, light-headed with famine, fire, and bell-ringing, and bethinking itself that Monsieur Gabelle had to do with the collection of rent
and taxes--though it was but a small instalment of taxes, and no rent
at all, that Gabelle had got in those latter days--became impatient for an interview with him, and, surrounding his house, summoned him to come forth for personal conference.
And yet, on the other hand, if they were going to make the venture, the sooner they did it the better, for were they not paying rent
all the time, and living in a most horrible way besides?
Most catastrophic of all, however, was the fact that Dag Daughtry was three quarts short of his daily allowance and did not dare break into the rent
money which was all that stood between him and his family and the street.
In doing this he would satisfy everybody - the grocer, his sister, Ruth, and even Maria, to whom he owed a month's room rent
She hoped that during part of each year she could rent
the extra bed-room to some one, preferably a boy, like Bill, who was attending high school.
As long as I have enough money for three weeks' rent
and a pound or two over for food I never bother.
She paused, musing, and a spasm of pity rent
the bosom beneath Dudley Pickering's ample shirt.
But even if the rent
is not mended, perhaps the worst vice betrayed is improvidence.
It seemed as though her grief were breaking forth more violently than usual; and she could be heard outside lamenting in a loud and monotonous voice which rent
In the last days of autumn he had whitewashed the chalet, painted the doors, windows, and veranda, repaired the roof and interior, and improved the place so much that the landlord had warned him that the rent
would be raised at the expiration of his twelvemonth's tenancy, remarking that a tenant could not reasonably expect to have a pretty, rain-tight dwelling-house for the same money as a hardly habitable ruin.
Do you know, I am going to move from my present quarters into your old ones, which I intend to rent
from Thedora; for I could never part with that good old woman.
During these two hours I will go," said the musketeer, "and take my quarter's rent
of the Image-de-Notre-Dame.