The weight of the gun is balanced by a system of counterpoises and the chains, l, and the breech terminates in a hollow screw, f, and a nut, g, held between two directing sectors, h. The cupola is revolved by simply acting upon the rollers.
If you will not give up your intention, I shall walk to L--, and inform your father, and you know very well how displeased he will be."
"Mr. L---- was also paid, out of these proceeds, a further sum of L57,318, nearly the whole of which seems to be a payment in discharge of an allowance of L8 per bond in respect of the dealings in the 1867 loan.... In addition ... it will be remembered that Mr. L---- received L50,000 'to maintain the credit of Honduras.'
I was in the loge belonging to my friend Mme L-----; there were three or four litterati with her, and they were all unanimous that it was an absurd and pedantic concetto.
Her name is L------; she is the widow of an opulent banker at Milan and has a large family of children.
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TOUT A L'--, bientot; il n'y a qu'un moment.
Nous pouvons regler cette affaire a l'---- Ce jeune homme est ---- de ma fille, il lui parle ----; il s'est ---- d'elle; il lui dit son ----.
%L% La Salle, Robert de.
L0 5 0 JAMES BARRET.
l00; Whigs, enmity with, iv.
l01, n. 4; Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy, iv.
After a few days spent with us, however, the mercury ranging from l04 to l20 degrees in the shade, he ceased to comment upon our dresses or our customs.
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Footnote 60: L1.00 Turkish = approximately L0.90 sterling.
and was again transferred, in 1855, to the possession of Mr. J. Cunliffe for L60 l0s.
'Given the word to the l0th Hussars, sire,' I cried. '
4 91/2 --------- L1 11 8 The big gas engine making its own poor gas, and running 10 hours a day, has thus the best of it in the comparison with the steam engine of equal power.
This she sent to her father: L10 for anything he liked to employ it on, 10s.
No part of yours gave me more pleasure (no, not the L,10, tho' you may grin) than that you will revisit old Enfield, which I hope will be always a pleasant idea to you.
Crabb Robinson says of Allsop, "I believe his acquaintance with Lamb originated in his sending Coleridge a present of L100 in admiration of his genius."
Footnote 60: L1.00 Turkish = approximately L0.90 sterling.
In the Sports and Pastimes of Mr. Strutt, a variety of instances are given of the importance attached to the office of falconer, and of the immense value of, and high estimation the birds themselves were held in from the commencement of the Norman government, down to the reign of James I., in which Sir Thomas Monson gave L1000 for a cast of hawks, which consisted of only two.
It can either bury it in its garden--if it has a garden--take it out for a walk wrapped in paper and drop it quietly in a ditch, if possible in the Braintree area, or build a cairn with it and its predecessors and successors in honour of the Local Government Board (President L5,000, Parliamentary Secretary L1,500, Permanent Secretary L2,000, Legal Adviser L1,000 upward, a total administrative expenditure of over L300,000 ...).
I would not go back to my prison for seven years longer for L10000 a year.
Sheva the Jew assured him that the lady had L10,000 for her fortune, so he relented.
This daring attempt (which the Pasha of Egypt was by some suspected to have had some share in instigating) at once placed the occupants of Aden in a state of open warfare with all their Arab neighbours; and the subsidies hitherto paid to the Futhali chief and the old Sultan of Lahedj were consequently stopped--while L.100,000 were voted by the Bombay government for repairing the fortifications, and engineers were sent from India to put the place in an efficient state of defence.
It proposed, on the Civil List vote, a separate revenue of L100,000 for the Prince--which infuriated the King, as it was intended to do.
Others of his best pieces of short fiction are: The Canvasser's Tale (December, 1876, Atlantic Monthly), The L1,000,000 Bank Note (January, 1893, Century Magazine), The Esquimau Maiden's Romance (November, 1893, Cosmopolitan), Traveling with a Reformer (December, 1893, Cosmopolitan), The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg (December, 1899, Harper's), A Double-Barrelled Detective Story (January and February, 1902, Harper's) A Dog's Tale (December, 1903, Harper's), and Eve's Diary (December, 1905, Harper's).
Footnote 2: In addition to these various financial measures, the State has lent Belgium L10,000,000 and the Union of South Africa L7,000,000, whilst it has also guaranteed L5,000,000 of the new Egyptian cotton loan.
Alison estimates the shrinkage of property in Great Britain alone as at least L100,000,000.
Anselm offered as his contribution five hundred marks, what would now be equal to L10,000,--a large sum in those days, but not as much as the Norman sovereign expected.
We can only add, that it is Lady Pentweazle sitting to Carmine for her portrait--the look that he despairs of imitating, as we do Foote's account of her family:-- Some nice calculators have estimated that the various sums received by Mr. Wilkie for the supplies he has furnished to the Illustrations of the Annuals of the coming season amount to upwards of L1,000.--Athenaeum.
I made application therefore; and on Jan. 21st 1856 Sir Charles Wood notified to me that the Admiralty consented to have it raised from L800 to L1000.--In the Report to the Board of Visitors it appears that 'At the instance of the Board of Trade, acting on this occasion through a Committee of the Royal Society, a model of the Transit Circle (with the improvement of perforated cube, &c. introduced in the Cape Transit Circle) has been prepared for the Great Exhibition at Paris.
If we admit an average delay, per collier, of eighteen days, that is, fourteen days more than the time necessary for removing the cargo into store, so as to allow for colliers arriving when the ships to be coaled are absent, we should get-- 20 X 14 X 32 L8,960 5 X 14 X 16 1,120 ------- L10,080 as the cost of transferring the coal from the holds to the men-of-war's bunkers on the direct supply system.
Dryden continuing to be solicitous to be informed, Southerne owned he had cleared by his last play L700; which appeared astonishing to Dryden, who was perhaps ashamed to confess, that he had never been able to acquire, by any of his most successful pieces, more than L100."--Life of Southerne prefixed to his Plays.
Mr. J. Holford's copy was bought at the Mainwaring sale for L101.
Enfield, L10," came to L103.
and its returns for the last week of that month were L104.
Securities 5,000,000 Other Investments 4,500,000 Advances and loans 42,000,000 Liability of customers on account of Acceptances 6,000,000 Promises 2,000,000 ----------- L104,000,000 ----------- On one side are the sums that the bank has received, in the shape of capital subscribed, from its shareholders, and in the shape of deposits from its customers, including Dr. Pillman and thousands like him; on the other the cash that it holds, in coin, notes and credit at the Bank of England, its cash lent at call or short notice to bill brokers (of whom more anon) and the Stock Exchange, the bills of exchange that it holds, its investments in British Government and other stocks, and the big item of loans and advances, through which it finances industry and commerce at home.
in Jamaica, to L105 4s.,
1833 "On Jan. 4th 1833 my daughter Elizabeth was born.--I prepared an examination paper for Smith's Prizes as usual.--On Jan. 5th I received notice from Simms that he had received payment (L1050) for the Mural Circle from the Vice-Chancellor.
I have just received a Tragedy by Lord Byron, for the copyright of which I have paid L1,050, and also three new cantos of "Don Juan," for which I have paid L2,100.
I always provide myself with plenty of Bank of England notes in consequence,' he added with a pleasant smile, 'as L10,500 in gold would perhaps be a little inconvenient to carry.
Promises to pay, put forth by William Beauvoir, junior, at various times in 1848: I.O.U L105.0.0 April 10th, 1848.
Out of the half million L16,850 went in cash commission, and L106,000 in interest and sinking fund, leaving about L380,000 for the railway contractors and the Government.