1 The world will think you abandoned and poor, for the wife of a bankrupt would never be forgiven, were she to keep up an appearance of opulence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds.
2 There was no longer any doubt, the bankrupt was in the hands of Roman banditti.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 114. Peppino.
3 She undersold him so relentlessly and delivered, with secret groans, such an excellent quality of lumber to prove her probity that he was soon bankrupt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVIII
4 He was naturally a very nervous, shuddering sort of little fellow, this bread-faced steward; the progeny of a bankrupt baker and a hospital nurse.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
5 But, as the nineteenth century has gone bankrupt through an over-expenditure of sympathy, I would suggest that we should appeal to science to put us straight.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 3
6 Most people become bankrupt through having invested too heavily in the prose of life.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 4
7 Twenty thousand bales of ginned cotton went yearly to England, New and Old; and men that came there bankrupt made money and grew rich.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In VII
8 Moreover, the system is bound to bankrupt the tenant.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In VIII
9 Daisy, who was fond of going about peddling kisses, lost her best customer and became bankrupt.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER FORTY-FIVE
10 Every human being held it as an article of faith that the farm would go bankrupt sooner or later, and, above all, that the windmill would be a failure.
11 But at last he became bankrupt, and God sent him other misfortunes also.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich GogolGet Context In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
12 These accidents did sometimes happen in the best regulated families of Coketown, but the bankrupts had no connexion whatever with the improvident classes.
Hard Times By Charles DickensGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII