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The time may come when Harry will regret that so large a sum was parted with.
I desire to know the amount of the sum which I am to pay for the armour.
Sir," was the answer, "for less than 10,000 gold pieces he will not let her go; he declares that, what with masters for her instruction, and for bodily exercises, not to speak of clothing and nourishment, he has already spent that sum upon her.
This is certain, that some time before, he had used some poor pagan merchants in that manner, and had caused the executioner to begin to flay them, when some Brahmin, touched with compassion, generously contributed the sum demanded for their ransom.
Meanwhile, John had gone upon his holidays without a word, which was irregular; and there had disappeared with him a certain sum of money, which was out of all bounds of palliation.
cried Passepartout, startled at the largeness of the sum.
And the Englishman drew from his pocket a bundle of bank-notes, which might have been twice the sum M.
Yet will any one trust me even with that sum at the first asking?
The trust was to endure until 1810, when, if no person appeared, or could be found, after sufficient notice, to claim the moiety so devised, then a certain sum, calculating the principal and interest of his debt to Colonel Effingham, was to be paid to the heirs-at-law of the Effingham family, and the bulk of his estate was to be conveyed in fee to his daughter, or her heirs.
Here the speaker sat down in his place, And directed the Judge to refer to his notes And briefly to sum up the case.
Yes, but," said Bernouin, "thirty-nine millions two hundred and sixty thousand livres make a good round sum.
First it struck me that she must have really a large sum in her mind; then I reasoned quickly that her idea of a large sum would probably not correspond to my own.