Phrases with "money"

His broker had advised United Celanese. Here — in Sumatra Tin, United Celanese, and numberless other remote and dimly imagined companies — was the central cause of the Rector’s money troubles. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

Walter Besant But then there is not much money among these younger sons, so that these things go unregarded. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

When the tax-gatherer arrived there was nothing but the answer —“Friendship has called for the money and had it; let the collector call again. Fielding by Austin Dobson

Jack London I should love to see some use of all this money placed to the glory of God. It would be a noble thing to do, and I should be proud to know the man who would do it. The Red One by Jack London [1918]

He could not be likely to have much money about him last night. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Charles Dickens I soon contracted expensive habits, and began to spend an amount of money that within a few short months I should have thought almost fabulous; but through good and evil I stuck to my books. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Radclyffe Hall It had ceased to exist owing to her father’s failing health, and now there was no money to start it again. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

Grandfather gives me money to pay the baker——” “And the butcher?” “We do not buy meat. The Infidel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1900]

Thomas Love Peacock It makes away with public money in salaries, and private money in lawsuits, and does no particle of good to any living soul. Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock

Maria Edgeworth May I go and give him his money now, mamma?” “He can wait a few minutes,” said Lady Delacour, who had listened to this story with much embarrassment and impatience. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth

Money was being coined, and the making of money begat dreams. Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield

William Morris Then vanished my money away, and like a fool I told Some one or two of the loss. The Pilgrims of Hope by William Morris [1885]

My cousin has advanced me a sum of money which she wishes me to take as a gift, but which I intend to treat as a loan. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Frances Hodgson Burnett It was like a beggar’s letter—a beggar’s! Telling him that she had no money and no food—and would be turned out for unpaid rent. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Rudyard Kipling In money for tea (she took it I know, sir) 6d. Many Inventions by Rudyard Kipling [1893]

I didn’t dare to send you word about it — May the gracious God repay you!” Helene had slipped a piece of money into her hand, and promised to think about her. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

He had come in for his money with the usual oily and respectful smirk and had seemed then just as he always was. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

Wilkie Collins In the solitude of Long Fallas, I should surely discover whether Cecilia was about to marry me for my money or for myself. The Devil’s Spectacles by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Thomas Hardy Though she was no lover of money she loved what money could bring; and the new accessories she imagined around him clothed Wildeve with a great deal of interest. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

Theodore Dreiser This money is important, of course, but money isn’t everything. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

So you see, sir, if you appear willing to let Morgan, who is the rightful heir, have the money by marrying your daughter people will say that you are innocent. The Crowned Skull by Fergus Hume

Arthur Morrison Tell ’im I can put ’im in the way o’ gettin’ money for ’em —‘ard quids, an’ plenty on ’em. The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison

I tell you there’s another kid coming, and I wanted that money so that the wife could have a better time. The Hangman’s Knot by Arthur Gask [1935]

T. E. Lawrence He yielded to my condition with a bad grace; and Nasir was delighted to get two bags of money unexpectedly. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

H. G. Wells They just took your stuff and your money and didn’t send it. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

I don’t care if you are fifty times Lord Caranby. Juliet should not marry you if you had all the money in the world. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

William Black He finds that money procures all those advantages, that respect, and that ease which he vainly expected from fame. Goldsmith by William Black [1878]

In money matters, no less than in other matters, she was determined to be correct. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

George Gissing I can’t put off my marriage any longer, and just at first I shall want all the money I can lay my hands on. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

Arthur Conan Doyle He owns more horses than any man in the world, and asks the best money for them. The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle [1900]

She was young and purty, and her hand which dropped the money into mine was small, but I couldn’t say no more, not if you was to give me the town. That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green

George Eliot She was too entirely ignorant of traveling to imagine any of its details, and with all her store of money — her three guineas — in her pocket, she thought herself amply provided. Adam Bede by George Eliot [1859]

George Gissing If I had some of the doctor’s money in my pocket, I should have given away five-pound notes. A Lodger in Maze Pond by George Gissing

Edmund Burke I mean the project for coining into money the bells of the suppressed churches. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

George Gissing And to think that he had absolutely struck oil, as they say; had nothing to do but sit down and count the money as it came in! That’s the third man I’ve known go wrong in less than a year. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

Henry Kingsley Let us be at such times on the bleakest hill-side, in the coldest night that ever blew, rather than in the warmest bed that money will buy. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

We had always heard it said that the love of money was the root of all evil, but we had taken this for a saying, merely; now we realized it as an active, vital truth. A Traveler from Altruria by William Dean Howells

He paid the money like a little man. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]

Sinclair Lewis Make money and play golf and be a good Republican ever since. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

There was nothing that we could do for him, absolutely nothing, except to say good-bye and leave money with Spanish friends who would take him food and cigarettes. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

Anthony Trollope I must realize by the Ballydehobs, if I am once in the House; and then you’d have your money back at once. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

H. G. Wells We been handling a lot of money — and he tightens us up. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

George Gissing When an article or two had earned enough money for immediate necessities he went off to the British Museum, and then the difficulty was to recall him to profitable exertions. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

I saw nothing of money or of the thing you call veliz that you say he carried it in. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]

Margaret Oliphant You need to be made of money when you come to London. Katie is away this morning by skreigh of day. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

William Makepeace Thackeray To what a series of splendid entertainments he has treated me! Where does he find the money for these prodigious feasts? They say that all the works bearing Dumas’s name are not written by him. Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1860-63]

Anthony Trollope The money which Gerald owed at Cambridge would be nothing if that sorrow could be conquered. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Rudyard Kipling But when t’ awed lass took to givin’ me money an’ I seed ‘at she were gettin’ fair fond about t’ dog, I began to suspicion summat. Soldiers Three by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

His money and a silver cigarette case I left with him; also a hefty looking automatic that he had in his hip pocket. The Secret of the Sandhills by Arthur Gask [1921]

Bets are made on every fight, and much money is lost and won over the sport. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

E. T. A. Hoffmann Several persons who were most highly esteemed of the king and the people had vainly offered large sums of money to get the smallest piece of work from him. Mademoiselle De Scudéri by E. T. A. Hoffmann

Julian Hawthorne And Miss Swanhilda, pretty as she is, has less money even than I.” “But she has relations — rich relations; her own father and mother may be alive for all we know. The Laughing Mill by Julian Hawthorne

Anthony Trollope If Walter could amuse himself, so much the better; but she was quite sure that, at such a period of his life as this, he would not spend his money recklessly. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

If she had to earn the money for her train fares she mightn’t be so willing to dash about the country being the Vocal Minority.” He sat down with his drink. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey

F. Scott Fitzgerald We must spend my money and have a house — I’m tired of apartments and waiting for you. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Theodore Dreiser If she were only once in, getting a decent salary, wearing the kind of clothes she liked, having the money to do with, going here and there as she pleased, how delightful it would all be. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Rudyard Kipling But what about my commission on the price? You don’t expect me to sanction dawgs ’ere for nothin’? Come on! It’s all found money for you. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling [1932]

I make plenty of money and ——” but, thinking he had thrown her off her guard, he darted forward and grabbed hold of the rifle. The Storm Breaks by Arthur Gask [1949]

Anthony Trollope What is the use? After all, money is not everything. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

So he had wrapped his watch and nearly all the money he had about him, some £9 odd, in treasury notes and silver, in a piece of newspaper, keeping out only two shillings and a few coppers. The Hangman’s Knot by Arthur Gask [1935]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Meanwhile Emmy Pinkard, with enough money for crackers and milk, and a friend who took her out to dinner, was being happy. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

George Gissing What a deplorable thing it is, to think that he will spend large sums of money on this library scheme!’ Mr. Tyrrell made inarticulate noises, and at length laughed. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

James Joyce He cursed his want of money and cursed all the rounds he had stood, particularly all the whiskies and Apolinaris which he had stood to Weathers. If there was one thing that he hated it was a sponge. Dubliners by James Joyce

William Makepeace Thackeray The fact is, the girl was desperately in love with me, and had money — sixty thousand pounds, upon my reputation. The Fatal Boots by William Makepeace Thackeray [1839]

All the sale money was paid over to Starlight. He cashed the cheques and drew the lot in notes and gold — such a bundle of ’em there was. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Wilkie Collins When you insisted on seeing Mrs. Rook, Miles had the money in his hand to bribe her and her husband to leave England.” “Oh, Mrs. Delvin!” “I don’t attempt to excuse myself. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

George Gissing I should never have decided upon such a step as this, but for the fact that I have managed to put by a small sum of money which will make me independent for two or three years. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Poverty frees them from ordinary standards of behaviour, just as money frees people from work. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

Wilkie Collins Well! if my money governs him for me, what then? Let him have my money!” She returned mechanically to her place by the window. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Henry Fielding I am sure I intended to carry back the shifts too as soon as ever I could get money to take them out. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Guy de Maupassan The three men, also, brought together by a certain conservative instinct awakened by the presence of Cornudet, spoke of money matters in a tone expressive of contempt for the poor. Boule de Suif by Guy de Maupassan

He wants more money to go on living at that hotel. The Hangman’s Knot by Arthur Gask [1935]

John Galsworthy Over by St. Paul’s he stands, and there’s no money in it; and we do so want to get out to Australia. I know he’s very nervy, and gets wrong with people. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy

Anthony Trollope To him the money might come as quickly as the mouths. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu I have had bitter experience, my dear, of which I begin to grow rather ashamed, of the futility of trying to assist Richard. I have thrown away a great deal of money upon him, utterly thrown it away. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

Charles Kingsley I only hope he’s made her fast where she is, that’s all! He’s more plague to me than ever my money will be. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley

Andrew Lang Now you must go to the Sultana, clothed in sackcloth and robes of mourning, and tell her that your husband, Abu Nowas, is dead, and you have no money for his burial. The Crimson Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

To Blythe money was now but a memory. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]

James Payn We did a pretty good stroke of work together; and when we came home, he invested his money in horseflesh, and that there Manylaws was one of his cheapest bargains. Mirk Abbey by James Payn [1866]

H. G. Wells Every detachment of production or enterprise from collective control (national or cosmopolitan) increases the possible functions of money and so makes a different thing of it. The New World Order by H. G. Wells

She has no relations to speak of—one uncle living in Australia, and another, whom she goes to on Saturday, in Ireland. There seems to be no money either. The Danvers Jewels by Mary Cholmondeley [1886]

Robert Louis Stevenson If you forge a bad knife, you have wasted some of mankind’s iron, and then, with unrivalled cynicism, you pocket some of mankind’s money for your trouble. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

But if you have no money you don’t even know how to spend it when you get it. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Anthony Trollope There would be no money troubles then. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

The anxieties in regard to money matters are wearing me out; they would wear me out altogether if I did not end them. Featherston’s Story by Ellen Wood [1889]

Wilkie Collins I think the giving him this unheard-of chance among us is, in plain words, pretty much like giving him hush money to keep him quiet. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

Sir Richard Burton If I knew the money fine which is upon him, I would pay it out of my own purse, so I may have my desire of thee, for thou pleaseth me with thy sweet speech. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

George Meredith I tell you, I’m not going to denude myself of money altogether. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

William Makepeace Thackeray That in which poor Mr. Tidd invested his money did not pay 2_d. The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray

Colonel Tempest’s eyes were bloodshot, but Mr. Swayne had all his wits about him; he never became intoxicated, even at the expense of others, if there was money in keeping sober. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

George Gissing He took a seat in the waiting-room, and began to examine the money in his pocket, to ascertain exactly the sum he would have to replace. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

The English physician had informed his Belgian colleague that money would be of minor consequence in any arrangements made for the comfort of the English lady who was to be committed to his care. Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Theodore Dreiser In the light of the way they would look on her getting money without work, the taking of it now seemed dreadful. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

George Gissing The money would be paid, and therewith finis to that dragging chapter of her life. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

George Gissing In London he had only two or three acquaintances, and from them he held aloof, lest necessity or temptation should lead to his spending money which he could not spare. The House of Cobwebs by George Gissing

It was not ever customary for us to retain more than a certain amount of money in reserve, and whenever accumulations got too heavy, a transfer was always made to the larger town. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Anthony Trollope The thing is so large that there should be no grudging of money for needful purposes. Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope

Yet I would not misprize the cats of Seville, which apparently have their money price. Familiar Spanish Travels by William Dean Howells

George Gissing I think I will try some day; I believe people make a great deal of money out of novels, don’t they, Mrs. Ormonde?’ ‘I have heard of one or two who tried to, but didn’t. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Cattledon hated the Pells: for Cattledon had been done out of fifty pounds at the time of old Pell’s failure, money she had rashly entrusted to him. Lady Jenkins by Ellen Wood [1879]

George Gissing But he began with money and friends; he came from Oxford into the thick of advertised people; his name was mentioned in print six times a week before he had written a dozen articles. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Kate Chopin She counted the money she had won. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Virginia Woolf By poverty is meant enough money to live upon. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

Jonathan Swif Monday is parson’s holiday, and oo lost oo money at cards and dice; ze Givars18 device. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Sinclair Lewis For hours he walked, making and discarding the most contradictory plans — to go to the bank and confess, to spend the money riotously and never confess. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

Leon Trotsky I had no money to pay the guide, I was hungry, and what was most important of all, I had to get to Zurich. A gentleman who didn’t look too amiable was coming down the steps. My Life by Leon Trotsky

The proprietor made money in two ways; by supplying gossip for curious people, and by giving vain persons the chance of seeing themselves in print. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle More and more sordid seemed the surroundings of his life, and more and more to be valued the peace which money can buy. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Leon Trotsky On the following day, with the consent of those who organized the meeting, I distributed the $310 among five emigrants who were returning to Russia and were short of money for the trip. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Frances Hodgson Burnett In these dingy holes, which called themselves nurseries, she found evidence that money had been spent like water so that the child, when she was seen, might look like a small princess. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Anthony Trollope Should she ask M. Le Gros to lend her some small sum of money in advance for the uses of the autumn? Mr. Moss had made to her a fixed proposition on the subject which she had altogether declined. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Foxley, directing his address to Marshall, said, “What money have you got in the house?” “Only about four pounds,” was the reply. Ralph Rashleigh by James Tucker

Hence it would be very natural for those who are asked to invest to say, ‘We will not put any money into this enterprise until you show us that you can get enough to complete it. Garden Cities of To-morrow by Ebenezer Howard

Rudyard Kipling You seem to know a great deal about it; try it by the touchstone of subscriptions, a coarse but fairly trustworthy criterion, and there is scarcely the color of money in it. Under the Deodars by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

Anthony Trollope He was living in a bachelor’s set of rooms, at this time, in St. James’s Street, for which, it must be presumed, that ready money was required. Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite by Anthony Trollope [1871]

H. G. Wells I did not suspect that there was anything more treacherous about money than there was about weights and measures. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Anthony Trollope The money had been returned, and had gone to her husband. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Even money has no value for you. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Save for a few surface evils he sees nothing wrong in an acquisitive society, with its equation of money and virtue, its pious millionaires and erastian clergymen. Charles Reade by George Orwell [1940]

H. G. Wells There must be no misuse of money to gain an advantage over another human being, even with that other human being’s connivance. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Wilkie Collins The money itself if your niece has no children, ought to be under her control, and to return to her family. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

I put six roubles in the letter, sealed it up, and asked Apollon to take it to Simonov. When he learned that there was money in the letter, Apollon became more respectful and agreed to take it. Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Sir Walter Scott It was not from any inconsiderate neglect of the advantages attending the possession of money that he thus deceived the hopes of his master. The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

D. H. Lawrence I’m afraid I HAVE wasted my money this time. The Fox by D. H. Lawrence

Anna Katherine Green A lady of cultivated taste, she must have missed many articles necessary to her comfort; and having money would naturally buy them. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

Arnold Bennett The doctor, who knew her, and who earned a lot of money in her house, told her frankly what had happened. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

R. D. Blackmore I know that you as a magistrate can not come forward as their defender; but I beg you as a friend of justice to place the money for their benefit. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Gertrude Stein The thing that impressed them the most was the amount of money it cost. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

George Gissing Tell me when the money is nearly at an end again, and you shall have more. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

The men who had lent him the money would be the sole gainers by the bargain. Birds of Prey by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1867]

Robert Louis Stevenson Ye see, David, there will be money set upon our heads; James himsel’ is to set money on them; and as for the Campbells, they would never spare siller where there was a Stewart to be hurt. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

H. G. Wells That’s what you have to do about the money and everything, letters or anything — get it to me without your being mixed up with it. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

Olaf Stapledon They desired only to be done with the war, and go back to Civvy Street and a good job, and to have enough money to amuse themselves. Death into Life by Olaf Stapledon

James Joyce Well, of course, where there’s money going there’s always someone to pick it up. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

In England, in our day, strange as it may appear, a tulip will produce more money than an oak. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

The making of money lay very near the heart of his Order. ‘I have heard wondrous tales of your enterprise,’ he told her. The Wife of Flanders by John Buchan

D. H. Lawrence They know that if they themselves got a chance to make a pile of money and be capitalists, they’d JUMP at it. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

H. G. Wells Or he’s been left money and had to change his name sudden like. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

George Gissing It’s well I have your money to fall back upon, or things might go devilish hard with us. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Anthony Trollope If I took his money and his jewels — or rather your money and your jewels — do you think I could say as much?” “Everybody takes what anybody leaves them by will. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Mark Twain To us, Jerusalem and to-day’s experiences will be an enchanted memory a year hence — memory which money could not buy from us. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

John Galsworthy Whether this was a little late in the day, and those rewards of the possessive instinct, lands and money destined for the melting-pot — was still a question so moot that it was not mooted. To Let by John Galsworthy

The boy did not know the lady, and was shy about showing the money she had given him, but that he had money was very evident, also, that he was frightened enough for his story to be true. The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green

He had made for himself a rich environment of money and houses and servants and prestige. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

Edith Wharton What I did was of course indefensible; but the money shall be refunded tomorrow — ” Crozier raised a protesting hand. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

The procurator’s wife fancied she saw him in a brilliant cloud, all surrounded by duchesses and marchionesses, who cast bags of money at his feet. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

And he had spent all that money on what, to judge by his overnight case, was a flying visit. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

Wilkie Collins The Scotch friends were willing and kind; but they had domestic claims on them, and they had no money to spare. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

Guy de Maupassan One is quite ready to lend him money if he asks for it. The Effeminates by Guy de Maupassan

Rudyard Kipling I’ll ha’ nobody across ma doorstep as goes a-drinkin’, an’ borrows my lass’s money to spend i’ their drink. Life’s Handicap by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

H. G. Wells Subito?” [] “Give me back the money for the carriage. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

The first use to which she put her money was characteristic: she paid off her father’s debts. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Anthony Trollope She has married Mr Kennedy, and the money is nothing to her or to him. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

George Berkeley Qu. Whether this bank was not restrained from trading either by sea or land, and from taking up money upon interest? 72. The Querist by George Berkeley [1735]

Nellie Bly It is customary at the death of a person to build a bonfire after night, and cast into the fire household articles, such as money boxes, ladies’ dressing cases, etc. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

Marjorie Bowen Frankly, what do you hope? It is her money, the Frediani money that you spend on Javiaux du Boccage. Foolishly, as I think, for no one of your rank will ever be able to live on that scale again. Forget-me-not by Marjorie Bowen [1932]

Edith Wharton When readers have paid their money they like to sit down to a square meal. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Charles Dickens We said we would make a hole in it — I mean in the aforesaid money — and Patent the invention. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

Rudyard Kipling Do you expect people will give you money without you ask ’em? No, I tell you, Sir, there’s enough money in India to pave Hell with if you could only get at it. Letters of Marque by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle I have to exert all my ingenuity in order to spend my income, and yet keep the money in legitimate channels. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

I asked him, casually, whether supposing some scamp were to offer a large sum of money for a rough copy of those particular papers, it would be possible to obtain one. Marvels and Mysteries by Richard Marsh

And a fine way he must have been in, to see that; for with his wife’s death the money would go away from him for evermore. Featherston’s Story by Ellen Wood [1889]

Mr. Jacobson is good-hearted, and knew the Mitchels were in sore need of the extra money the boy would earn. Dick Mitchel by Ellen Wood [1870]

You can get a meal from my kitchen, but you’ll get no money from me. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan [1915]

He had roll’d in money like pigs in mud. The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by with biographical introduction by William Michael Rossetti

For one thing, I had no money to go ashore with — no, not enough to buy a cigarette. A Smile of Fortune by Joseph Conrad [1911]

E. Phillips Oppenheim You came to my sitting room, and you began to tell me about this money which you owed and the chance that you might get into serious trouble if it were not paid. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

But the difficulty was the training, and the money for it. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

Wilkie Collins The money paid, I debated for a moment how I should return homewards. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Duke William managed his finances so well as to leave his spendthrift son Vincenzo a large sum of money to make away with after his death. Italian Journeys by William Dean Howells [1867]

George Meredith Save the money for the work, says I. What does she reply—she always has a reply: ‘Uncle, I know the value of money better. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

Anthony Trollope It is money that is chiefly needed for that work, and of money I have enough now. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

E. Phillips Oppenheim Someone ought to see Harvey and insist that a considerable sum of money out of what remains of the business should be put on one side for me. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

George Meredith We should, anyhow, live abroad, where in the matter of money society is more sensible. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Maria Edgeworth Baldwin came in again, was quite happy when he heard how it was settled, gave me three drafts at thirty-one days for my money on the bankers Mr. Montenero named: here I have them safe in my pocket. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

Anthony Trollope Neefit had heard of many cases in which gentlemen of money had married the daughters of commercial men, and he knew that the thing was to be done. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Elizabeth Gaskell And how he’s spent the money no one knows! Perhaps Roger will turn up some day with a heap of creditors at his heels. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

For the last fifteen years he had given himself up to the pursuit of money for its own sake. Mohawks by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1886]

Andrew Lang Each one of the eleven got a fine white horse and money for the journey, and so they said farewell to their father and their home, and rode away. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

The yearly wool money would be:- I will explain briefly the meaning of this. A First Year in Canterbury Settlement by Samuel Butler

George Meredith Perhaps, it was right that the money should come from her. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

She sometimes did a little typewriting for me, and, as she refused to take the money in advance, she came to look upon me as something of a friend and protégé. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

Whilst struggling, she extended her arm, and the money vanished, as she repeated: “Gracious Heaven! this is another frightful attack. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

E. Phillips Oppenheim And what on earth does it matter whose money you use to buy them with!” “That’s common sense,” Hambledon declared. The Long Arm of Mannister by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1909]

Anthony Trollope The money has to be paid through a little hole behind the driver’s back, and should, as I learned at last, be paid immediately on entrance. North America by Anthony Trollope

Washington Irving His letters brought him neither money nor reply. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith by Washington Irving [1840]

Frances Hodgson Burnett She’d spent the money for some nonsense and he was pretty stiff in that queer way of his. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Rudyard Kipling Imam Din, was not our Hajji marvellous?” “Most marvellous! It was all through the Hajji that we found the money for our cotton-play. Actions and Reactions by Rudyard Kipling [1909]

Willa Cather Couldn’t you study here this winter and get along about as fast? It isn’t that I wouldn’t like to let you have the money if I had it. Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather [1932]

H. Rider Haggard I suppose this was the money to pay the workmen and merchants. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Stephen Lucius Gwynn He set his face against their taking money from any one but their parents, and expressed righteous indignation when Lord Holland defended to him the practice of tipping. Thomas Moore by Stephen Lucius Gwynn [1905]

At the Hotel X I had seen catering at its best, with unlimited money and good organization. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

Wilkie Collins A clear loss of money to me every week, and Cristy’s responsible for it. The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins [1886]

Anthony Trollope He had not therefore any large sum of money in hand. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Wilkie Collins For my own poor part, the fading summer left me out of health, out of spirits, and, if the truth must be told, out of money as well. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Louisa May Alcott I only meant to change the little bottle for a big one, and I gave all my money to get it, and I’m truly trying not to be selfish any more. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Arthur Morrison It had taken him four years to gather the money for the site, and some of it he was paying from his own pocket. A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison

The money I have may not be quite safe in my hands. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

George Meredith I have to look to money as well as you; and if my father thought it went in a—what he considers—wrong direction, the source would be choked by paternal morality. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Singular stories were told all round the country, and even in Birmingham itself, of the extraordinary luxury and the absolute disregard for money which marked all these arrangements. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]