And then he began to knock money. Said money couldn’t help.
“Oh, Anthony,” sighed Aunt Ellen, “I wish you would not think so much of money. Wealth is nothing where a true affection is concerned.
His marriage would supply him with the funds needed for repaying the money, and the profits of his business would provide, in course of time, for restoring the dowry of his wife.
The money was lent, for three months, with a stroke of the pen.
Each man swore that for once he would be sensible and not squander his money. No boarding-house sharks, no sailor-town, no drink, was the slogan of our forecastle.
She must do the work o’ the house, and she must respect and love her aunts as have done so much for her, and saved their money to leave to their nepheys and nieces.”
“But there is one obstacle: I do not think that you would ever induce Harold to take this money.”
But still they didn’t seem to make enough money to pay all the bills–and still the Doctor wouldn’t worry.
I spent nearly the whole of the first month of my vacation in an effort to find something to do by which I could earn money to pay my way back to Hampton and save a little money to use after reaching there.
I had some money, but where to place it I knew not, nor would the interest of it maintain me, at least not in London.
“It was a strange thing–the money. It was like the Bug’s songs.
At last he went to the judge, and complained that a rascal had robbed him of his money, and beaten him into the bargain; and that the fellow who did it carried a bow at his back and a fiddle hung round his neck.