404 examples of pawned in sentences

He got into debt, and pawned his clothes in order to procure the means to go to taverns and places of amusement.

and sober, till the poor devil went stark, staring mad, and would have pawned his very soul to tell her that he loved her!

But not purchasing me, my master pawned me to him for ten pounds, and returned to Stonington.

"Even the very nets and tackle of these poor fishermen, I heard, were pawned, and, unless they be assisted to redeem them, they will be unable to take advantage of the herring shoals, even when they approach their coast.

With him may be placed the Norman duke Robert, whose carelessness had lost him the crown of England, and who had now pawned his duchy for a pittance scarcely less paltry than that for which Esau bartered away his birthright.

On one of these occasions, Dr. Johnson collected a sum of money to redeem his friend's clothes, which in two days after were pawned again.

Write an order on Graham to deliver to me those old family mementos you pawned to him.

Her husband, the count, insisted on her appearing at the ball and wearing the family diamonds, which she had pawned to discharge her lover's gambling debts, and which had been redeemed to save the family honour.

I do not doubt it will be pawned or sold in a twelvemonth; which will prove to those that now protect him how little he deserves it.

The locket might be pawned, but Juli shook her head.

Lady Heyburn doesn't give her pearls to be pawned, out of mere friendship, you know.

They devoted themselves with such frantic eagerness to the excitement of gambling, that we read of their staking hundreds of pounds on a single throw of the dice, when they could not even restore the pawned tunics to their shivering slaves.

" Thanks to this benevolent decree, you may now hope that things you have pawned will be restored to you before three or four hundred days!

Why had she pawned it for Lagors?

Warned by an anonymous letter that his wife had pawned her diamonds for the benefit of Lagors, the banker came upon them when they were together in Lagor's rooms.

Finally some old family jewels were pawned without her father's knowledge, and ultimately they were lost.

She took the letter with as little emotion as if it had been an ordinary tradesman's bill for a few shillings; yet had she once pawned a good many hundred pounds' worth of diamonds only on the chance of recovering its contents.

He cursed his sons and died miserably, deserted by his followers, who took such clothing as fitted them best, and would have pawned the throne had it not been out of style and unavailable for that purpose, beside being secured to the castle.

At first he spent his spare time and his spare money upon it, but as the hobby took possession of him, he devoted all his time and all his money to it; then he pawned his clothes, and then he raised money on the furniture; the brokers came in, and finally the poor fellow was taken to a lunatic asylum, and his wife and family were thrown on the parish.

All pawned and eatenand for her, you know, She never bore the worth of one day's meal About her dress.

The protector pawned them to the Dutch court for upwards of 50,000l., and, after the revolution, King William brought them over again to England, and built a gallery for their reception in Hampton Court.

The current expenses of her household amounted annually to the sum of three hundred and forty-five thousand livres, an enormous outlay for that period; while she was so lavish to her favourites that she was constantly applying for further supplies; and on one occasion, when these were withheld, had actually pawned the crown jewels, which it was necessary to redeem by a disbursement from the public treasury.

"On one occasion, when some poor lovers of the daughter of Gnathaena came to feast at her house, and threatened to throw it down, saying that they had brought spades and mattocks on purpose; 'But,' said Gnathaena, 'if you had these implements, you should have pawned them and brought some money with you.'

The first week she assigned her life-insurance money; the second she pawned the furniture; until at last she owed Hogan only sixty-five dollars.

No one but ourselves; and that good queen who pawned her jewels so that Columbus should accomplish his voyage.

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