MORTGAGE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of mortgage
Definition:
n. transferring property title as security for the repayment of a loan
Example:
I can buy the house only if a mortgage for 2000 dollars is available.
Sentence in Classic:
The bank had foreclosed a mortgage effected on the property thus pleasantly situated, by one of the Coketown magnates, who, in his determination to make a shorter cut than usual to an enormous fortune, overspeculated himself by about two hundred thousand pounds.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
True, it is illegal to buy or mortgage peasants without land, but I can easily pretend to be buying them only for transferment elsewhere.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
It had come as a surprise to him that she even knew what a mortgage was and, at first, he was amused.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Shimerda: he was unable to meet a note which fell due on the first of November; had to pay an exorbitant bonus on renewing it, and to give a mortgage on his pigs and horses and even his milk cow.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
All of our property is free from mortgage, and is deeded to an undenominational board of trustees who have the control of the institution.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context
Ah, I know your fraternity thoroughly, and know that you keep lists of all who have mortgages to repay.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context