Ten or twelve per cent, Bob says, after expenses are paid.
Haven't you allays told me as there was no getting more nor five per cent?
You can't get more than five per cent with security.
Tom, he'd pay you six or seven per zent, an' get a trifle for himself as well; an' a good-natur'd lady like you 'ud like the feel o' the money better if your nephey took part on it.
Well, she let out thirty pound to a young man in the drapering line, and he laid it out i' Laceham goods, an' a shupercargo o' my acquinetance (not Salt) took 'em out, an' she got her eight per zent fust go off; an' now you can't hold her but she must be sendin' out carguies wi' every ship, till she's gettin' as rich as a Jew.
Bibby--who has been monitoring social trends in Canada for 30 years--said that while most observers have assumed that the "Mainliners" (whose numbers dropped to 20 per
cent in 2001 from 50 per
cent in 1931) have been losing adherents to evangelical groups and increasing secularization, the reality is that "they weren't having enough kids and their immigration pipeline was going dry.