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He would work all day, and all night, too, if need be; he would never rest until the house was paid for and his people had a home.
Yes, my dear father," replied Edmond, smiling at his father's astonishment at the excessive honor paid to his son.
Now you paid ten francs for the handkerchief itself.
So, then, notwithstanding the expectation of the king, the superintendent paid you, did he?
Nay," said the other, "I hold with this holy Prior, who hath paid me my fees in hard gold, so that I am bounder to him.
Tell me this, if you were to fall ill, would you be paid a weekly allowance out of the club?
Not alone was his capital depleted by the amount of her value, but her earnings were no longer to be reckoned on, and it was her earnings that largely paid the running expenses of the plantation.
Daylight promptly paid the first several of his personal notes that were presented; then he divined that these demands but indicated the way the wind was going to blow, and that one of those terrific financial storms he had heard about was soon to sweep over the United States.
Bashti paid him a visit ere the day was done, and talked with him earnestly.
And, since first-class magazines always paid on acceptance, there was a check inside.
He acted as her almoner and secretary as well as her steward--distributed her charities, wrote her letters on business, paid her bills, engaged her servants, stocked her wine-cellar, was authorized to borrow books from her library, and was served with his meals in his own room.
Indeed, they were expected to do so, for in 1394 we find the Mayor of York ordering the craftsmen "to bring forth their pageants in order and course by good players, well arrayed and openly speaking, upon pain of losing of 100 shillings, to be paid to the chamber without any pardon.