When South America, that is to say, Peru, Chili, Brazil, the provinces of La Plata and Columbia, had poured forth their quota into their hands, the sum of $300,000, it found itself in possession of a considerable capital, of which the following is a statement:
Such was the sum which the public poured into the treasury of the Gun Club.
Twenty-one rubles," he said, pointing to the figure twenty-one by which the total exceeded the round sum
of forty-three thousand; and taking up a pack he prepared to deal.
If it should turn out that these suspicions are correct, and he has embezzled large sums
, he must lie on his bed as he has made it.
To be tied down to the regular payment of such a sum
, on every rent day, is by no means desirable: it takes away one's independence.
Fouquet not only pays what he does not owe, but that he does not even take care of vouchers for the sums
that he has paid.
This sum will be restored to you upon your release from prison," said the judge.
Fogg had already spent more than five thousand pounds on the way, and the percentage of the sum recovered from the bank robber promised to the detectives, was rapidly diminishing.
He pretended to know of an immense treasure, and offered vast sums
to the government if they would liberate him.
Finally the ape-man wrote out his cheque for a larger sum
than stood to his credit at the bank.
The betting-books were covered with entries of immense sums
, as though the Epsom races were at stake.
Congress, by the articles which compose that compact (as has already been stated), are authorized to ascertain and call for any sums
of money necessary, in their judgment, to the service of the United States; and their requisitions, if conformable to the rule of apportionment, are in every constitutional sense obligatory upon the States.