Well, then'' said Isaac, panting and hesitating between habitual love of gain
and a new-born desire to be liberal in the present instance, ``if I should say that I would take eighty zecchins for the good steed and the rich armour, which leaves me not a guilder's profit, have you money to pay me?
These are the poets, the philosophers, the men of science, the men of culture - in a word, the real men, the men who have realised themselves, and in whom all Humanity gains
a partial realisation.
Adrienne was afraid she might unintentionally deprive the other of a portion of her just gains
Your landlady is sincerely affected at parting with you, respects you highly, and will really rejoice if any one else is generous to you; but at the same time she hands you a bill by which she gains
as high a percentage as possible.
The Amar is placed in a vessel, and mixed with water until it gains
a proper pudding-like consistency, when, without further preparation, t is in readiness for use.
True, the hour is late, But we poor merchants toil both night and day To make our scanty gains
Of the existence of the lures and gains
upon which the bank is founded and maintained he must profess to have not an inkling.
If Crooks and M'Lellan had been exasperated by the insolent conduct of the Sioux Tetons, and the loss which it had occasioned, those freebooters had been no less indignant at being outwitted by the white men, and disappointed of their anticipated gains
, and it was apprehended they would be particularly hostile against the present expedition, when they should learn that these gentlemen were engaged in it.
Some of the sound bees warned them that ill-gotten gains
never prosper, but the Oddities at once surrounded them and balled them to death.
He must forsake his gains
and his account-books, and sit by the wayside three nights to overcome the malignity of his enemies.
In short you're to make so good a thing of your sky-scraper that, living in luxury on THOSE ill-gotten gains
, you can afford for a while to be sentimental here
Now, it is a scientific law that increase implies gain
and loss of various kinds; what a thing gains
in one direction it may lose in another.