She was vexed, but not discouraged, having unlimited resources for war,--money, credit, and military experience.
Or if a false reason for anything be alleged, in this way:--Money is good because it is the thing which, above all others, makes life happy.
I doubted this; and he was met, at the address he gave, (at an Irish greengrocer's, the only person he knew in London,) by an order for money enough to carry him over two or three weeks,--money given by two or three friends to whom I ventured to open the case.
What is power but money, comfort?--money, social consideration?--money, ay, and love, and health, and happiness itself?
There seems to be a pervading principle in things, which gives an accumulating energy to any active property that may happen to be in the ascendant, at the time being.--Money produces money; knowledge is the parent of knowledge; and ignorance fortifies ignorance.--In a word, like begets like.
We couldn't let that go; it's buryin'-money, and there ain't a Cassidy isn't going to have as swell a funeral as any in the ward.
Buying Books.--Money is universally allowed to be the thing which all men love best; and if a man buys a book, we may safely infer he thinks well of it.
What is power but money, comfort?--money, social consideration?--money, ay, and love, and health, and happiness itself?
This friend of the people would give them spectacles and shows, largesses of corn,--money, even,--and extension of the suffrage, but not political power.
It's all fixed,--money and all."
So, making every preparation for her journey,--money, ornaments, gifts,--a kind of Queen of Sheba, a Zenobia in her pride and glory, a Queen Esther when she had invited the king and his minister to a banquet,--she came to the Cydnus, and ascended the river in a magnificent barge, such as had never been seen before, and prepared to meet her judge, not as a criminal, but as a conqueror, armed with those weapons that few mortals can resist.
If you think that money will do good,--money, that is, in moderation,--I will advance it.
But with money a-plenty thus coming so easily into his hands,--money for dicing, for luxuries, for all his wild sports, money for Cicely, money for keeps, money to play chuckie-stones with if he chose,--there was no bridle to Gaston Carew's wild career.
INDEX Abu, Mount Afghanistan Afridis, the tribe of Agra, fortress of religious celebration at Agriculture Ahmedabad, city of Ajmere, city of Akbar the Great tomb of Allahabad, city of Aligarh, city of Amber, city of Ameer of Afghanistan Americans in India American trade in India Amritsar, city of Architecture, Mogul Ahmedabad of India Area of India Art schools Army, the Banyan trees Baluchistan Banks of India Barbers Barbar, the Emperor Baroda, state of Bazaars, native Bazaars of Delhi Bearers, Indian Benares, city of Betel chewing Bibles in India Bird training Birth rate Black Hole of Calcutta Body guard, Lord Curzon's Bombay, death rate in city of residences of ghat-burning at Improvement Trust Monkey temple at old city of public buildings of railway station at statues in street-cars of University of Bordeaux, Austin de Botanical Gardens Brahmins, the Brahminism Brahmin priests Buddhism Burning bodies Cadet corps Calcutta, city of Calcutta, residences of Black Hole of Canteen, the army Caravans Cashmere, province of shawls Caste Castle in Bombay Catholic missions, Roman Cave temples Cawnpore, city of Census of India Christian population Cities of India Civil service, Indian Coal mining Coffee planting College, the Moslem at Jeypore Colleges the Phipps Contortionists Costumes, Hindu Cotton trade Council of India Courts Crime Criminals, professional Crops value of Curzon, Lord Lady Customs, religious social Customs-house at Bombay Cutch-Behar, Maharaja of Dak bungalows Darjeeling, city of Dead, burning the Death rate at Bombay Deccan, the Delhi, city of palaces of ancient tombs of Docks at Bombay Drawing room, Lady Curzon's Durbar, the East India Company Education Elephanta Island Elephant riding Elephants working Ellora, cave temples at Embroideries, Indian Emigration Epidemics Etiquette in Calcutta Fakirs, Hindu Famines Farming Fattehpur-Sikri, city of Frontier Question Funeral customs Ganges River Gaya, town of Ghats, burning Girls, English and American Goa, colony of Gods, Hindu Government house at Calcutta of India Governor of Bombay Guilds, Indian Gurkas, the Haiderabad, Nizam of Hall of the Winds, Jeypore Himalayas, the Hodson, Colonel Holiday week in Calcutta Hotels of India of Delhi in Muttra Hospital Humayon, tomb of Hume, Rev. R. A. Hypnotism, Hindu Idols Illiteracy Income tax Indian Ocean, temperature of Indigo Infanticide Irrigation in India Jains, religious sect of temples of the Jeejeebhoy, Sir Jamsetjed Jehanghir, the Mogul Jewels Jewelry Jeypore, city of Maharaja of Jodpore Juggernaut, the Khyber Pass Kipling, Rudyard Kitchener, Lord Kutab Minar, the Laboring classes Lahore, city of Lamington, Lord Land laws Languages of India Levees, the viceroy's Literature, Hindu Lucknow, city of Magicians, religious Manufacturing Mark Twain, anecdote of Marriage customs Mayo College Mendicants, religious Minerals Miriam, the Christian princess Missions, American Mizra, Gheas Bey Mogul Empire Moguls, the last of the Mohammedans Mohammedan College Monkey temple at Bombay Monsoons Mortality from snake and tiger bites Mosques in Delhi Mountains of India Museum, the imperial Mutiny, the Muttra, city of Native princes Nautch dancers Nepal, state of New Year Day in Calcutta Nomenclature in India Nur Jehan Occupations Officials, English and native Opium trade Palace, the viceroy's Palaces, the Mogul Parsees, the Patterson, Consul-general Peacock throne Pearl carpet Pearl Mosque Peerbhoy, Adamjee Peshawar, city of Petit family of Bombay Phipps, Henry Pilgrims Police Politicians Population of Bombay of India foreign Portuguese colony Postal service Poverty Princes, native Progress of India Prosperity of India P. and O. Steamers Quinine crop Racing horses in Calcutta Railways Railway travel in India stations station at Bombay Rainfall Rajputs, the Rajputana, province of Ramadan, feast of Ranjitsinhji, Prince Rarjumund Banu Readymoney, Sir Jehanghir Red Sea, temperature of Reforms in India Religions of India Residences of Bombay Rice eating Road, Great Trunk Roberts, Lord Ruins of Delhi Rulers, native Russians, fear of policy of 424 Salaries of officials Schools, native Servants, native Shah Jehan Shopping in India Sights of Bombay Sikhs, the Simla, summer capital at Siva, the demon god Sleeping cars Snakes Snake charmers Social customs of India Society in India Stables at Jeypore Starvation Steamers, P. and O. Steamship passage to India Street sprinkling Sugar planting Superstitions "Suttee" forbidden Taj Mahal Tamerlane Tata, J. N. Taxes Tea-planting Telegraphs and telephones Temperance in the army Temples of Delhi of Ahmedabad Tigers Tiger catching Timour Thibet, invasion of Thugs founder of the Throne, the Peacock Tomb of Akbar Tombs of Delhi Towers of Silence Travellers, English and American Trust of Bombay, the Improvement Universities University of Bombay Tata, the Viceroy, authority of receptions of Voyage to India Wages Water, impurities of the supply Wedding customs Wheat growing Widows in India Widow burning Winter in India Women of India of Bombay English and American Xavier, St. Francis Younghusband, Colonel End of the Project Gutenberg EBook of Modern India, by William Eleroy Curtis *** END OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK MODERN INDIA *** ***** This file should be named 11212.txt or 11212.zip ***** This and all associated files of various formats will be found in: http://www.gutenberg.net/1/1/2/1/11212/ Produced by Produced by Robert J. 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You don't mean,--yes, I suppose you do mean,--money difficulties.
She persuaded her husband to purchase that beautiful villa, in view of the family domain, that she might have more frequent opportunities of bringing, as she elegantly expressed it, "the proud beggars to their trumps;--and why not?--money's money, all the world over."
"Oh!--money, a course!"
An' I'll plankzemoney.
Judged by his talk, that was the ultimate, economic power,--money and more money.
The merchant made oath before the Cauzee that he did not know there was money in the jar, and so of course could not have taken it.
"%--Money raised by internal revenue and the tariff was largely used to pay current expenses and the interest on the national debt.
But when a war of annihilation is surely, though in point of time indefinitely, impending over a weaker state, the wiser, more resolute, and more devoted men--who would immediately prepare for the unavoidable struggle, accept it at a favourable moment, and thus cover their defensive policy by a strategy of offence--always find themselves hampered by the indolent and cowardly mass of the money- worshippers, of the aged and feeble, and of the thoughtless who are minded merely to gain time, to live and die in peace, and to postpone at any price the final struggle.
The paymaster told me that one-half of the men's wages was paid to them in tickets for bread--in each case given to the shopkeeper to whom the receiver of the ticket owed most money-- the other half was paid to them in money every Saturday.
For you are rich, I dare you to deny it; I defy you to look me in the face and try to deny that you are rich--rich with our money--my husband's money----" Heaven knows to what a height she might have risen, being, by this time, bodily whirled away in her own hurricane of words.
When I went the next day, Mr. Wilkins said, as he handed me the money,-- "'Oh, by the way, Miss Kent, one of the drawings has been mislaid.
On August 21st he received a long letter from his father, full of excellent advice on the importance to a young man of saving money:-- I will just sketch for you writes the Archdeacon a supposed case, applicable to your own circumstances, of a young man of twenty-three, making up his mind to work for ten years, and living to do it, on an Income enabling him to save L150 a year--supposing him to appropriate it thus:-- L s. d. Invested at 4 per cent. ...
Than by the force and strengthe of men/ For men see alle daye that suche thynges as may not be achieuyd by force of nature/ ben goten and achieuyd by force of money/ And for so moche hit behoueth to see well to that whan the tyme of the bataylle cometh/ that he borowe not ne make no tayllage/ For noman may be ryche that leuyth his owne/ hopyng to gete and take of other/ Than all waye all her gayn and wynnynge ought to be comyn amonge them exept theyr Armes.
"You are interested, Senator," replied the trickster, making his big play, "through your son, Randolph, who invested $50,000 of your money in Altacoola, and also through your daughter, Miss Carolina, who, acting on my advice, has put her own money--$25,000--in Altacoola land also."
Alas, no millionaire today asks a poet's or painter's assistance in spending his money; yet, were the modern millionaire to do so, the world might once more be delighted with such spectacles as Leonardo devised for the entertainments at the Villa Medici--those fanciful banquets, where, instead of a mere vulgar display of Medici money--"a hundred dollars a plate," so to say--whimsical wit and beauty entered into the creation of the very dishes.
Near the top of it is a cave, containing, it is said, a chest of money,--a great iron chest, so full, that when the sun shines bright upon it, the gold can be seen through the key-hole; but it has never yet been stolen, because, in the first place, a huge black cat (and wherever a black cat is there is mischief, you may be sure) guards the treasure, which bristles up, and, fixing a gashful gaze on the would-be marauder, with fiery eyes, seems ready to devour him if he approach within a dozen yards of the cave; and, secondly, whenever this creature is off guard, (and it has occasionally been seen in a neighbouring village,) and the treasure has been attempted to be withdrawn from its tomb, no mortal rope has been able to sustain its weight, each that has been tried invariably breaking when the coffer was at the very mouth of the cave; which, being endowed with the gift of locomotion, has immediately retrograded into its pristine situation!
What contempt for money,--accounting it (yours and mine especially) no better than dross!
Danegelt was another species of land-tax levied by the early Norman kings, arbitrarily, and contrary to the laws of the Conqueror c. Moneyage was also a general land-tax of the same nature, levied by the two first Norman kings, and abolished by the charter of Henry I. d. It was a shilling paid every three years by each hearth, to induce the king not to use his prerogative in debasing the coin.
The cost of this statue may be estimated when we consider that the gold alone used upon it was valued at forty-four talents, equal to five hundred thousand dollars of our money,--an immense sum in that age.
Why is it that though none of us has any money,--and how or whence should we get it?,--we are stripped and despoiled like a murderer's victims?
But they do not eat money,--at least, not in the form of bullion, or specie, or notes.
"Just around the corner from MoneyBags," Joe said, straightening.
I said to him, 'Pierre, you would extort the money'--blackmail, the English call it, do they not, Monsieur Crewe?--'but you would not kill.
Andronic, seeing his losses, hasn't the money,--but will have;--glorious opening for the clause about the pound of flesh!
'You have told me that he sent you part of the money;--but that's between you and him.
Now, who is not discouraged, and does not fear want, when he has no money?"--C. Leslie cor. "
But the presents which can be given them,--I mean honors and offices, and sometimes money,--can be counted quite easily as compared with so great a multitude.
21:12 And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves, 21:13 And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.
The Doctor is well money'd, and his friends Potent at court; he, none but he, shall have her, Though twenty thousand worthier come to crave her.
Now, Who is not Discouraged, and Fears Want, when he has no money?"--Divine Right of Tythes, p. 23.
moneie, moneye, monee; Lat.
And the Annuell rentes/ to the senatours the kepynge of the lawe/ And to the comyn peple he gaf power to chese suche Iuges as they wold haue/ The sixte he ordeyned that all thinge shold be departid egally & all thinge shold be comyn And none richer than other in patry-monye/ The seuenth that euery man shold ete lyke well in comen openly/ that riches shold not be cause of luxurye whan they ete secretly/ The eygthe that the yonge peple shold not haue but o=n gowne or garment in the yere/ The nynth that men shold sette poure children to laboure in the felde/ to thende that they shold not enploye theyr yongthe in playes and in folye/ but in labour/ The tenthe that the maydens shold be maryed wythoute dowayre/ In suche wyfe that no man shold take a wyf for moneye/ The xi.