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The most unpleasant thing of all was that his pecuniary interests should in this way enter into the question of his reconciliation with his wife.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Petersburg attitude on pecuniary matters had an especially soothing effect on Stepan Arkadyevitch.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Formerly all pecuniary questions, especially requests for money to which, as an extremely wealthy man, he was very exposed, produced in him a state of hopeless agitation and perplexity.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Nothing has, as yet, turned up; and it may not surprise you, my dear Master Copperfield, so much as it would a stranger, to know that we are at present waiting for a remittance from London, to discharge our pecuniary obligations at this hotel.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The necessity of the measure in a pecuniary light, and the hope of its utility to his son, reconciled Sir Thomas to the effort of quitting the rest of his family, and of leaving his daughters to the direction of others at their present most interesting time of life.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Wickham wrote to inform me that, having finally resolved against taking orders, he hoped I should not think it unreasonable for him to expect some more immediate pecuniary advantage, in lieu of the preferment, by which he could not be benefited.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
He would then have suffered under the pecuniary distresses which, because they are removed, he now reckons as nothing.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
Noirtier; I will suffer, without complaint, the pecuniary deprivation to which he has subjected me; but I shall remain firm in my determination, and the world shall see which party has reason on his side.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
The Hungarian nobles set free millions of serfs, at an immense pecuniary loss; and, perhaps, among us may be found generous spirits, who do not estimate honor and justice by dollars and cents.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context