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My father now and then sending me small sums of money, I laid them out in learning navigation, and other parts of the mathematics, useful to those who intend to travel, as I always believed it would be, some time or other, my fortune to do.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V1), PART 1: CHAPTER I   Context
My remaining stock I carried with me, part in money and part in goods, in hopes to improve my fortunes.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V1), PART 1: CHAPTER VIII   Context
She had also observed how modest I was in my nature, how nicely I regarded my honour, and what an indignity I should conceive it, to be exposed for money as a public spectacle, to the meanest of the people.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V1), PART 2: CHAPTER II   Context
I heard a very warm debate between two professors, about the most commodious and effectual ways and means of raising money, without grieving the subject.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER VI   Context
He would also be the heir to the money unless it were willed otherwise by the present owner, who can, of course, do what he likes with it.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads   Context
He married Beryl Garcia, one of the beauties of Costa Rica, and, having purloined a considerable sum of public money, he changed his name to Vandeleur and fled to England, where he established a school in the east of Yorkshire.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 15. A Retrospection   Context
All these he bequeathed to me, with a thousand Roman crowns, which he had in ready money, on condition that I would have anniversary masses said for the repose of his soul, and that I would draw up a genealogical tree and history of his house.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
Giving the sailor a piece of money in return for his civility, Dantes proceeded onwards; but ere he had gone many steps he heard the man loudly calling him to stop.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 25. The Unknown   Context
Give me a simple assignment of your debt; acknowledge therein the receipt of the cash, and I will hand you over the money.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 28. The Prison Register   Context
The house of Thomson & French had 300,000 or 400,000 francs to pay this month in France; and, knowing your strict punctuality, have collected all the bills bearing your signature, and charged me as they became due to present them, and to employ the money otherwise.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son   Context
On Tuesday, all those who through want of money, time, or enthusiasm, have not been to see the Carnival before, mingle in the gayety, and contribute to the noise and excitement.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
The count never plays, he only drinks pure water tinged with a little sherry, and is so rich that he cannot, without intending to laugh at me, try to borrow money.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 41. The Presentation   Context
The boy triumphed, and this victory rendered him so audacious, that all the money of Assunta, whose affection for him seemed to increase as he became more unworthy of it, was spent in caprices she knew not how to contend against, and follies she had not the courage to prevent.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
I gave my sister, who constantly defended the unfortunate boy, good advice, and as she confessed that she had several times missed money to a considerable amount, I showed her a safe place in which to conceal our little treasure for the future.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
Acting by my advice, my poor sister had refused to comply with the unreasonable demands of Benedetto, who was continually tormenting her for money, as long as he believed there was a sou left in her possession.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood   Context
However, it does not signify; he has a letter of credit on me, so I must see him when he requires his money.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit   Context
You live in a manner far superior to many clerks who work ten times harder than you do for their money.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit   Context
But as regards the letter of advice, I am charmed to find that it has reached you; that will spare me the troublesome and disagreeable task of coming to you for money myself.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit   Context
I need but mention one fact to make all the ladies in Paris court his notice, and that is, that he has come to take up his abode in Paris for a year, during which brief period he proposes to spend six millions of money.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 47. The Dappled Grays   Context
At length, he one day received a letter, stating that the abductors of his son now offered to restore him, or at least to give notice where he might be found, on condition of receiving a large sum of money, by way of ransom.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti   Context
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