1 Frank," she said, after a stormy interview with Hugh over his missing workmen, "I've about made up my mind that I'll lease convicts to work the mills.
2 I'm going to get Johnnie Gallegher and lease me some convicts.
3 They took a new lease on life when they marched out with the Home Guard and it seems to me that they've gotten younger and more peppery ever since.
4 He had reserved the house and half the garden, and building a wall between the garden and the workshops, had let them upon lease with the pavilions at the bottom of the garden.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 50. The Morrel Family.
5 The lease was drawn up for three, six, or nine years by the new tenant, who, according to the rule of the proprietor, paid six months in advance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal.
6 I shall let a seven years' lease of Everingham.
7 The house in the Rue Plumet being held on a lease, still belonged to Cosette.
Les Misérables 5 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—THEY RECALL THE GARDEN OF THE RUE PLUMET
8 The Secretary of War could issue rations, clothing, and fuel to the destitute, and all abandoned property was placed in the hands of the Bureau for eventual lease and sale to ex-slaves in forty-acre parcels.
9 When Scarlett leased ten convicts, five for each of her mills, Archie made good his threat and refused to have anything further to do with her.
10 They were a thin, unwholesome lot, Scarlett thought, peering sharply at them, and when she had leased them, so short a time before, they were an upstanding crew.
11 And it hurt him so when I ran the mills and built the saloon and leased convicts.
12 With the congressman's secretary and the teacher Carol leased a small flat.
13 In the states of the far South the labor of convicts is leased to contractors, and when there are not convicts enough they have to be supplied.
14 Here it was that Pierce's Port Royal plan of leased plantations and guided workmen pointed out the rough way.
15 So, too, Colonel Eaton, the superintendent of Tennessee and Arkansas, ruled over one hundred thousand freedmen, leased and cultivated seven thousand acres of cotton land, and fed ten thousand paupers a year.