spending-money love


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  • noun Alternative form of spending money.


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  • An thou have aught, give it me: and if thou have naught, take thy bread and spending-money and begone, against weal betide thee.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • But doubtless to-day thou lackest of spending-money for thy family.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • ‘O company of merchants, we will sell but this to-day, by way of spending-money, for that we are weary.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He ceased not doing on this wise forty days, betaking himself daily to the sea, from the rising of the sun to the going down thereof, and returning home without fish; and still he took bread and spending-money of the baker, who never once named the fish to him nor neglected him nor kept him waiting like the folk,239 but gave him the bread and the ten half-dirhams without delay.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Hereat Ibrahim pulled out other ten dinars and gave them to him, saying, “Take this spending-money and better thy case therewithal.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • As far as I could remember she had only once herself been to Newmarket, and that years ago on a visit prompted by her writing a series of magazine articles on how to squander one's time and spending-money on cheerful days out.

    Second Wind

  • It made one feel surer that pretty clothes and plenty of spending-money and delightful summers at the seashore or in the mountains did not matter much, so long as the one big, beautiful fact of being a Harding girl was assured.

    Betty Wales Senior

  • Since a governor had charge of all the funds, it was a great test of his honesty whether he resisted the temptation to economize on the clothes and spending-money of his pupils, and to pocket the part of their allowance so saved.

    English Travellers of the Renaissance

  • Sampson's task had been a hard and bothersome one, -- "Couldn't ha 'got another man to teched it," the skipper said, -- and Noll expected, as he walked around to Culm one afternoon with his roll of bills to pay the carpenter, that the bill would be a large one, -- perhaps even more than Ned's generous bounty and his own amount of spending-money, saved since the lumber was purchased, could meet.

    Culm Rock The Story of a Year: What it Brought and What it Taught

  • The orders given the doctor had been rigid as to spending-money and diversions.

    Our Nervous Friends — Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness


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