You're a rough speaker, my friend, but you look an honest, open-hearted man,' said the old gentleman: turning his spectacles in the direction of the candidate for Oliver's premium
, whose villainous countenance was a regular stamped receipt for cruelty.
And when they ARE at a premium
,' said Mr Ralph Nickleby, smiling.
Mr Lammle came on the scene last, for he was always late, and so were the frequenters always late; all hands being bound to be made late, by private information about the Bourse, and Greek and Spanish and India and Mexican and par and premium
and discount and three quarters and seven eighths.
shall probably have saved, when it burns, all the premiums
Hardship and freedom: conditions under which the active, strong, and subtle survive and the weaker go to the wall; conditions that put a premium
upon the loyal alliance of capable men, upon self-restraint, patience, and decision.
Whether he thought the owners of the ship denied it to him, on account of its clotting his clear, sunny complexion; or whether he deemed that, on so long a voyage in such marketless waters, butter was at a premium
, and therefore was not for him, a subaltern; however it was, Flask, alas
Take only twelve," said D'Artagnan, "and call the rest premium
And the premium
, sir,' I returned, 'is a thousand pounds?
Pumblechook was in favour of a handsome premium
for binding me apprentice to some genteel trade - say, the corn and seed trade, for instance.
In its original form, this law offered a premium
for cat-heads (fourpence a-piece), but the Senate succeeded in amending the main clause, so as to substitute the word "tails" for "heads.
He added that Rogojin was drunk, of course; but that he thought the money would be forthcoming, for the excited and intoxicated rapture of the fellow impelled him to give any interest or premium
that was asked of him, and there were several others engaged in beating up the money, also.
They would be made upon the same principles that usurers commonly lend to bankrupt and fraudulent debtors, with a sparing hand and at enormous premiums