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I wouldn't stop here by myself for any sum of money that could be offered me.
One day the gratuitous imports will stop in consequence of the occurrence abroad of revolution and repudiation, fall in the rate of interest, purchase of industries by governments for lump sums, not reinvestable, or what not.
There was a date at one end of the line and at the other a sum of money, as in common account-books, but instead of explanatory writing, only a varying number of crosses between the two.
This was practically the sum total of Bell's invention, and remains to-day as he made it.
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.
He pretended to know of an immense treasure, and offered vast sums to the government if they would liberate him.
Thou knowest that I supplied him with considerable sums immediately after the war.
The betting-books were covered with entries of immense sums, as though the Epsom races were at stake.
A canvass was also made among the people of both races for direct gifts of money, and most of those applied to gave small sums.
I do not remember how I got the money to buy them; to be sure it was no great sum; but it must have been given me out of the sums we were all working so hard to make up for the debt, and the interest on the debt (that is always the wicked pinch for the debtor
Tomorrow will bring another day' and I'll help you with the sums as far as in me lies.
I sold my hard-bought school books for ridiculous sums to second-hand bookmen.