remittance


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remittance

payment for goods or services received or as an allowance, esp when sent by post
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Prussia, by a remittance of 250,000 thalers, testified her high approval of the enterprise.
Micawber arranged that he would call at Doctor Strong's in the course of the morning (having a presentiment that the remittance would arrive by that post), and propose the day after, if it would suit me better.
And at the request of your mamma, who has sent you a remittance once before in the same manner through him, he did not refuse this time also, and sent instructions to Semyon Semyonovitch some days since to hand you thirty-five roubles in the hope of better to come."
And then the fat fell in the fire; for pay we could not; though a remittance
It was more probable, therefore, that the descendants of a Pyncheon who had emigrated to Virginia, in some past generation, and became a great planter there,--hearing of Hepzibah's destitution, and impelled by the splendid generosity of character with which their Virginian mixture must have enriched the New England blood,--would send her a remittance of a thousand dollars, with a hint of repeating the favor annually.
The coffin of a document; the scabbard of a bill; the husk of a remittance; the bed-gown of a love-letter.
They settled in Roville, that haven of the exile who lives upon remittances.
Helena, awaiting news and remittances from home, that he had gone gunning and dreaming.
Then it came out that Jos's remittances were not paid, that the house was in difficulties, which Amelia ought to have seen before, her mother said, but she cared for nothing or nobody except Georgy.
(say) forty thousand pounds--and, I fear, no remittances to cover them.
This change made it necessary for me to send one of my servants to obtain my letters and remittances from the English consul in a certain city, which was no longer included as one of my resting-places in my new travelling scheme.
Tess postponed her arguments on this high project till she had grappled with pressing matters in hand, which seemed little improved by her remittances. When indoor necessities had been eased she turned her attention to external things.