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  • Calvinism, and his promise to leave the Lutheran Confession undisturbed hardly satisfied them, nor were they willing to grant any money for his external policies.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Jefferson Davis and Jacob Thompson, and I deemed it my duty to pay it out of any money in the treasury appropriated to military purposes.

    Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi, December Session of 1862, and November Session of 1863

  • This Perrotet, who was one of the best men in the world, received me very kindly, and after having heard my feigned story and profession, promised to speak of me, and endeavored to procure me scholars, saying he should not expect any money till I had earned it.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • Major at Lower Binfield was renowned as a tyrant and might refuse to admit us if we had any money at all.

    Down and Out in Paris and London

  • I know these islands like my trousers, all the way from Ceylon down to that damned Clipperton Island, and if anyone thinks there's anything new still left to find there that they can make any money out of, well good luck to them.

    The War with the Newts

  • Now that most of this must be hid is evident, as they reckon, because of the dearth of money immediately upon the calling-in of the State's money, which was L500,000 that came in; and yet there was not any money to be had in this City, which they say to their own observation and knowledge was so.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, May/Jun 1663

  • 'I shall not be long here, but in the mean time if Miss Williams wants any money pray speak to Mr. Millar and supply her, they write to me about some taxes which I wish you would pay.

    Life of Johnson

  • There would also be no foul, in that same sense, if a company said it intended to dedicate itself exclusively to good works and had no intention of making any money at allagain, so long as everybody, including investors, was content with this.

    Creative Capitalism

  • So home, where Mr. Blackburne (whom I have not seen a long time) was come to speak with me, and among other discourse he do tell me plain of the corruption of all our Treasurer's officers, and that they hardly pay any money under ten per cent.; and that the other day, for a mere assignation of L200 to some counties, they took L15 which is very strange.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Jan/Feb 1661/62

  • But whenever they asked for any money or land-warrants, or anything to pay the soldiers, I gave the same vote that Judge Douglas did.

    The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln

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