Phrases with "money"

Anthony Trollope And then I shall have to learn that prose is more serviceable than poetry, and that the mind is better than the heart, and — and that money is better than love. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

George Eliot He’s rich — has more money than Garstin — but he doesn’t want to keep it to himself. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

Wilkie Collins He had a little sum of money to begin with, subscribed for him by his richer brethren when he left the theatre. Mr Wray’s Cash Box by Wilkie Collins [1852]

He valued a title very little and, so far as money was concerned, had ample for his needs. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

What should you say to a public-house for you and me, by-and-by, my girl? There’s a deal of money to be made out of a public-house. Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Jane Austen But there are two things that I want very much to know; one is, how much money your uncle has laid down to bring it about; and the other, how am I ever to pay him. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [1813]

Perhaps, like most landed gentlemen, an addition to my annuity would suit you better than a sum of money given at once; perhaps the sum itself may be too considerable. Gibbon by James Cotter Morison [1878]

Arthur Conan Doyle Go, raise this money upon our own jewels, if nought else may serve, and see that it be paid over to Don Fernando.” “In security I offer—” cried Don Pedro. “Tush! tush!” said the prince. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

I spent my money like a gentleman, and any wife’s money after it, and have earned the right to take things easily. Mohawks by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1886]

Anthony Trollope That Baroness probably thinks that she will get money out of you. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

George Meredith Fund up, our little Maria of the dirty fingers’-ends! We accept no money from true patriots. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

There’s a pot of money on the table, and Bellairs and Co. are not the men to stick at trifles. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

George Meredith I dressed, finding half my money on the grass. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

The five-pound note borrowed from Lavinia by Nancy on her departure had not been repaid; neither had Nancy’s share of the previous quarter’s money been remitted. Featherston’s Story by Ellen Wood [1889]

Willa Cather It’ll blow over in time; people are always like that when money changes hands. The Professor’s House by Willa Cather [1925]

You’ve got the money and the looks, and you’re a decent boy. The Four Million by O. Henry [1906]

There’s money enough in the lodging—the drawer by the fireplace. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Henry James Linda announced without reserve that she hadn’t money and Louisa then fumbled for a franc. Louisa Pallant by Henry James [1888]

Kate Chopin This gentleman and his wife were on the most amiable of terms together, barring the small grievance that he sometimes lost money at poker. At Fault by Kate Chopin

You shall have Alfred, you shall have anything you like on earth, anything that money can get you. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Henry Kingsley The money would never have stayed with me, I take it. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

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]

Algernon Blackwood He was off again at last, money scarce enough indeed, but the joy of wandering expressing itself in happy emotions of release. Sand by Algernon Blackwood [1912]

Anthony Trollope The men never cease making money for themselves, nor the women making slippers for their clergymen. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

He would get money from his mother for immediate needs, and when that mother died he would assert his rights. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

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

George Gissing Since it was determined that her money could not be devoted to establishing a review, the truth ought to be confessed before Yule had gone too far in nursing his dangerous hope. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Arthur Conan Doyle How is the owner going to restore the glories of the Baskervilles if he has not money enough to keep up the property? House, land, and dollars must go together. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle [1902]

Arthur Conan Doyle It had struck him that since the firm was in a shaky state he had better draw the money as soon as possible. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Charles Dickens In one or two instances there was a difficulty respecting the raising of fees, and then Mr. Wemmick, backing as far as possible from the insufficient money produced, said, “it’s no use, my boy. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Wilkie Collins I believe (if the case here supposed really happens) that the money must revert to the testator’s estate. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

The money he won by his pen in the medical journals he was able to save. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Anthony Trollope There was the money due, and, as Neefit constantly said to himself, “money was a thing as was not to be got over. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Wilkie Collins Cheer up, my brothers without land, and my sisters without money in the Funds! We will have it out with the infamous rich yet. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Anthony Trollope But this Mr Carter came with such recommendation — with such assurances of money given and to be given, of service done and to be done — that there was no refusing him. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

Ford Madox Ford He knew that all men will go to hell over three things: alcohol, money . No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

So why shouldn’t it be the same here? This fellow is a rich man, and with money you can nearly always bribe your way anywhere. The Hangman’s Knot by Arthur Gask [1935]

Arthur Morrison I didn’t know nothin’ of that at first, and when I did I’d parted with my money and felt entitled to get something back for it. The Adventures of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

Nathaniel Hawthorne Edward Walcott, though naturally temperate, had been not an unfrequent offender in this respect, for which a superfluity both of time and money might plead some excuse. Fanshawe by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1826]

Arthur Morrison We don’t lay out no ‘igh moral sentiments, we only say the weight o’ money is all on one side. The Adventures of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

What a pity we missed him, for he could have provided us with the money we need. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

George Gissing Some said that she still looked forward to settling down to an old age of respectable comfort; and wits had been known to assert that she contemplated devoting her money to the erection of a church. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Anthony Trollope You are a nobleman and he is a tradesman; but when we knew him first he was quite as good as we, and I believe we owe him a great deal of money which mamma can’t pay him. Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope

Ann Radcliffe His last words roused me, and raised a hope that my money had not been fairly lost. The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe [1791]

Ford Madox Ford He was said to have ruined himself, broken up his home and spent his wife’s money on her. Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

However, she has been useful, as without her money I could not have started the business. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

Henry James I took the liberty of asking why, if there was actually enough money to maintain both of them, there would not be more than enough in case of her being left alone. The Aspern Papers by Henry James [1888]

All the same, as he has left me money and was my only relative, I think it right to show some grief. The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume

A lot of money to carry about, that was the worst of it. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

H. Rider Haggard Also,” he added with a little laugh, “it is awkward, for I owe you more than a year’s wages, and have not the money to spare to pay you. The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard

James Joyce They all admired to see the foresaid riches in such dearth of money as was herebefore. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

H. G. Wells If I did not take their money some other impostor would. Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells [1900]

G. K. Chesterton But I put my money on men who make medieval armament against men who only disapprove of modern armament. The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

H. Rider Haggard If George had meant to do me a good turn he would have paid the money in and said nothing to Bellamy about it. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

People fought with one another to get their money accepted by Mr. Clement–Pell. No wonder. Bursting-up by Ellen Wood [1871]

Guy de Maupassant The day he brought the money home he said to his wife: “My dear Henrietta, we must indulge in some sort of festivity — say an outing for the children. That Costly Ride (A Costly Outing) (À Cheval) by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

Virginia Woolf There must be money in teaching and in writing books about Shakespeare. We all have to earn our livings nowadays, my friends the lowbrows remind me. The Death of the Moth and other essays by Virginia Woolf [1942]

John Galsworthy He was, in fact, an accidental channel through which money flowed, employing labour. To Let by John Galsworthy

Willa Cather Just in that corner, under Augusta’s archaic “forms,” he had always meant to put the filing-cabinets he had never spared the time or money to buy. The Professor’s House by Willa Cather [1925]

Anthony Trollope Of course Julia’s money would be left in her own hands; there would be no intention to interfere with that. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Conan Doyle She sent me to London to procure the best which money could buy. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

D. H. Lawrence Anyhow, nobody knows what should be done in spite of all the talk, the young ones get mad because they’ve no money to spend. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

He told her he had just found out there was money enough to be made in one day to set them up for life in a nice little shop; and she could help in it. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Edith Wharton Supposing we’d given the money to Jim instead? Lita could have done her house over . Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

Anthony Trollope No doubt he did get money from the,—the tailor who wants to make him marry his daughter. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Marjorie Bowen She stood staring; the handkerchief, full of money and ornaments, dropped on the dressing-table unheeded. The Housekeeper by Marjorie Bowen

Rudyard Kipling They seem to think the money sunk in you is a good investment. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

William Makepeace Thackeray Suffice it to say, my money was gone — my credit was done. The Memoires of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray [1852]

Anthony Trollope I know you have deceived me, grossly deceived me induced me to give you money to incur debts, with which I never would have burdened myself had I not believed you were sincere in your promise. The Kellys and the O’Kellys by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope The sum of money which was to be offered to him, and which was to be raised on the Folking property, would enable him to pay Davis, and to start upon his career with plentiful means in his pocket. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

William Makepeace Thackeray If ghosts are fond of money still, what a wrath his must be at the present value of his works! The Hague Rembrandt is the greatest and grandest of all his pieces to my mind. Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1860-63]

When a lack of money began to make itself felt, he printed and circulated a paper coinage of his own. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

Daniel Defoe But as poverty brought me into it, so fear of poverty kept me in it, and I frequently resolved to leave it quite off, if I could but come to lay up money enough to maintain me. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe [1683]

If you disliked your job you simply hit the boss in the eye and moved further west; and moreover, money was so plentiful that the smallest coin in circulation was worth a shilling. Collected Essays by George Orwell

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]

Perhaps in a year or two I shall be able to pay the money back again: but the goodness I can never repay. The Beginning of the End by Ellen Wood [1869]

And when, as happens to the best of us, I have had no money for his tip, and have told him so, he has not cursed me. London in My Time by Thomas Burke

Arthur Conan Doyle What d’ye think I brought that money to England for? It was to give it to you—yes, to you. The Lonely Hampshire Cottage by Arthur Conan Doyle

Anthony Trollope But as I am money out of pocket I did hope you would have paid me something on account to-day. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Morrison But if they are not to be seen I would rather have the money they cost. The Dorrington Deed-Box by Arthur Morrison

Anthony Trollope The money was gone too, as she was rejoiced to find. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

How pleasant it was to feel that there was money in her purse again—not only someone else’s money, but money she was now in the very act of earning so agreeably. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

If it hadn’t been that he was in trouble, and well—for the fact that I had borrowed money of him—I would not have stood it for a moment. Moth and Rust by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

My own small matter of money was gone, and had been so a long time; we therefore agreed I should write to my mother for a fresh supply. Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins by Robert Paltock [1751]

Edith Wharton She is in no state to move, but we shall be put out of these rooms unless I can get money or work at once. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Thomas Hardy Now they are scarce at present — as scarce as money is with us, and till we have found more money there is no hurry for a lawyer. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

E. Phillips Oppenheim We have each received a sum of money down on account of a sale and we have each been spending it. The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

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

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

His money affairs, like the table of Weir of Hermiston, were likely all his life “just mismanaged. Robert Louis Stevenson by E. Blantyre Simpson

Anthony Trollope He disliked speculation altogether, and had an old-fashioned idea that men who do speculate, should have money wherewith to do it. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Rudyard Kipling Villages have almost come to blows over the honour of bearing it, for not only has the lama given them blessings, but his disciple good money — full one-third Sahibs’ prices. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

Henry Handel Richardson No lack of money there! — the notion was just a telling example of how one instinctively tried to read into another, what had been one’s own chief bogey. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

I desired, on leaving college, to go abroad; my father had no money to give me. Paul Clifford by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1830]

Anthony Trollope Guss Mildmay had no money to speak of, but she had beauty enough to win either a working barrister or a rich old sinner. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Arthur Conan Doyle He said that this house would exactly suit a client of his, and that if I would part with it money would be no object. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]

You’ve got that money somewhere, and you’ll fork out if only I put the screw on tight enough. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Anthony Trollope And though she prized wealth, and knew that her money was her only rock of strength, she could be lavish with it, as though it were dirt. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Rudyard Kipling Then he pawned his waistcoat and his tie, and thought regretfully of money thrown away in times past. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

If, on the sixteenth day after your departure, at eight o’clock in the evening you are not here, no moneyeven if it be but five minutes past eight. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Arthur Conan Doyle That money represents the commutation of your father’s pension. Beyond the City by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

But, after all, if she does die, you will come in for her money and then, can marry Cuthbert Mallow.” Juliet shuddered. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

In spite of various resolves never to do it again, he still borrowed money off Julia periodically. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

E. Phillips Oppenheim I shall be proud all my life to think that it was my money which saved your business. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

George Gissing Horace might live where he liked—though not with money to throw about. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

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

I don’t think you’ve had very much chance of making my money spin, eh, Mrs. Tadman?” The widow cast up her hands and eyes towards the ceiling of the parlour where they were sitting. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

It seemed as easy a thing for Ethel to ask for money from Mrs. Fitzhenry, as she knew it would be easy for her to give. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Fresh pledges for the future had been given him by Eve. These served to lure him onward; and behind him were the creditors who had lent him money for his trip, and were wanting some of it restored. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

Anthony Trollope And I had no money when we — when we were first engaged. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope I’m very fond of money earned. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Charles Dickens Further, I’ll make it easy to you, and take half the money down, and you can do a bit of stiff 1 for the balance. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

Henry James It had done very well, it had run three months, but they were by no means coining money with it. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

They certainly had money in the bank at Mudbury, for they were to be seen striding in in gaiters on market-day to draw it out. Moth and Rust by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

Anthony Trollope She will throw herself and John Bold’s money into his lap; she will ruin her boy, disgrace her father and you, and be a wretched miserable woman. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Henry James The money appears to be, as a probability, so hideously much. The Ambassadors by Henry James [1903]

D. H. Lawrence I shall send my wife money as long as I’ve money to send. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope No doubt the North had done much for the South; had earned money for it; had fed it; and had, moreover, in a great measure fostered all its bad habits. North America by Anthony Trollope

Of COURSE they had done it on purpose! Just hadn’t troubled to tell him, because he had no money and consequently didn’t matter. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

H.G. Wells That is the accepted English servant, the typical English woman (when stripped of money and accomplishments) as she appears in the works of contemporary writers. The Wonderful Visit by H.G. Wells [1895]

Yes; but to pursue fortune one wanted moneyready cash. End of the Tether by Joseph Conrad [1902]

Robert Green Ingersoll I would rather belong to that race than to have descended from a perfect pair upon which the Lord has lost money every moment from that day to this. On Skulls by Robert Green Ingersoll

I’m a pretty bad lot, but I couldn’t steal your money and not be a bit sorry. The Lust of Hate by Guy Boothby [1898]

His investments were judicious, but he had always some little money lying by, for experiments. The Planter of Malata by Joseph Conrad [1915]

Charles Kingsley What money will it earn for a man in after life? — is a question which will be asked; and which it is folly to despise. How to Study Natural History by Charles Kingsley

Almayer went on rapidly — “I would have given you money if you had wanted it. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Arthur Conan Doyle We were able to struggle along for some time after this on money which we borrowed and on the profits of our African trade. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Anthony Trollope That Major Tifto should make money by selling horses was, perhaps, a necessity to his position. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

George Meredith By a singular caprice of fancy, Evan had no sooner grasped this image, than it was suggested that he might as well inspect his purse, and see how much money he was master of. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Maria Edgeworth But on one subject he really had not common sense; in money matters he was inconceivably imprudent and extravagant; extravagant from charity, from taste, from habit. Helen by Maria Edgeworth

At the moment of following their example — it was half-past nine already — he remembered he had a rather large sum of money in his pocket-book. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

It ate up money and cost a fortune to run. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

George Gissing How I got the money didn’t matter, so long as I got it. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Bram Stoker He mumbled out that the money had been sent in a letter, and that was all he knew. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Henry Handel Richardson There was not work enough for two — or money either. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

Jonathan Swif A pretty scene for one that just came from sitting with the Prime Ministers! I had no money in my pocket, and so could not be robbed. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

John Galsworthy Young Nicholas, smiling and stroking a long chin, didn’t think his father would like that theory; he had made a lot of money since he was sixty. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

Two precious years had been wasted, absence from his dearest friend had been endured, a large sum of money had been spent in keeping up a dashing appearance--and all in vain. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

Rudyard Kipling It is quite true he saw the money put away in the safe — two hundred and ten English pounds and it is quite true that the gold wrought on him as a strong cure. Actions and Reactions by Rudyard Kipling [1909]

I was wrong in taking that money from Beauclerc when I did, ’twas in the midst of a dismal run of ill-fortune. The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Anthony Trollope And they are only cousins; and they have never known each other! Oh, Mary!” “What are you thinking of, Lady Ushant?” “Men ought not to care for money or position, but they do. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Sir Walter Scott If he likes not to believe, goot Mr. Oldenbuck, it is nothing to Herman Dousterswivel — he only loses de money and de gold and de silvers — dat is all. The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

Anthony Trollope The gentleman wanted a large sum of money instantly — something under two thousand pounds — had no natural friends who could provide it, but must go utterly to the wall without it. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Theodore Dreiser He was having a struggle in his own ward, where a rival by the name of Glover appeared to be pouring out money like water. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Charles Dickens That the calling is a successful one, and that large sums of money are gained by it, must be evident to anybody who reads the Police Reports of such cases. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

Anthony Trollope No doubt he had first written a sum of money on the fragment of paper which she had preserved; — and the evidence would so far go against him. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins The money was all paid back again, before my husband’s death. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

Anthony Trollope I have got money enough for them both. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Isabella Bird The money bags were all gone, leaving me literally penniless. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Andrew Lang After a time a rich neighbour, who had been ill for some years, came, and offered to give Hok Lee a large sum of money if he would tell him how he might get cured. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

She was in debt all over the neighborhood, she owed money every few yards. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Andrew Lang I have no money of my own left, and my brothers have none either. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Thomas Hardy I wouldn’t mind sending him the further sum of money he might naturally expect to come to him, so that you may not be bothered with him any more. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

That noble old crocodile, papa, was not in the least disappointed as regarded his expectation of having no anxiety to waste, and no money to pay, on account of his youngest daughter. The Spanish Nun by Thomas De Quincey [1847]

Arthur Morrison Every attempt to get hold of the boy in charge of Janissary has failed, and he will be glad to clutch at any shadow of a chance to save his money now. The Dorrington Deed-Box by Arthur Morrison

Rudyard Kipling When the Major offered him money and thanks, the virtuous Corporal took the one and put aside the other. Soldiers Three by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Edith Wharton Trembling and hating herself while she did it, she laid Mr. Royall’s money on the table, and catching up the brooch fled out of the room and the house. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

Andrew Lang The next day no one talked of anything but the rich lord who had distributed money as he drove along. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Perhaps — ah — perhaps they ARE jest a trifle close in money matters, but they come out strong on revivals. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

What a nerve to bother her like that when she had no money to pay. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

They may have looked upon it as a settled thing that he should marry someone with plenty of money, and they may have thought that my money would be as useful as anyone else’s. Vixen by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

H. G. Wells If people, poor people, are offered money if phenomena happen, it’s too much. Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells [1900]

Walter Scott Enlarge him, and let him have money if he wants it. Woodstock by Walter Scott [1855]

Anthony Trollope A man may throw away his own money as he pleases. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Elizabeth Gaskell I wanted to ask you if you have any spare money you could lend me for a few weeks?” “How much do you want?” asked Jemima, in a dull, hopeless voice. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I returned the money to the bank. A Sleeping Memory by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1902]

Miss Saxon has no money —” “Pardon me. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

Henry Adams The only question left open to doubt was their relative money value. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Anthony Trollope He had not, indeed, used his money openly, as the Senator had afterwards done; but that was not Scrobby’s way. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Thomas Paine The most frugal system that England could now adopt, would not recover in a century the balance she has lost in money since the commencement of the Hanover succession. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

Besides this, he is afraid to advance any money for a Spanish captive’s release, lest it should never be refunded. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

She may have money from me — mind, I make no promise — I say she may have. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

Maria Edgeworth To know how and when to lay out money is highly commendable, for in some situations, people judge of what one can afford by what one actually spends. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth

Thomas Carlyle There have been benefactors of mankind who had more need of money than he, and got none too. Latter-Day Pamphlets by Thomas Carlyle

Henry James I had no money whatever — nothing then of my own, not a penny to come by anyhow; so it wasn’t with mine I could do it. The Bench of Desolation by Henry James [1909]

George Gissing He would have used the money in that way, I am sure. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

H. G. Wells But then I had never yet seen ten sovereigns together of my own in my life, never touched any paper money except a five pound note, nor encountered a cheque. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Arthur Conan Doyle And he played with the air of a man who was anxious about the game — too anxious to be quite good form, considering that there was money upon the table. A Regimental Scandal by Arthur Conan Doyle

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]

I heard him tell someone over the telephone last week that he had lost a lot of money in some shares, and we are sure that was worrying him. The Grave-digger of Monks Arden by Arthur Gask [1938]

Anthony Trollope I do know that poor Morton has left Miss Trefoil a sum of money which is at any rate evidence that he thought well of her to the last. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Elizabeth Gaskell Still, Miss Hilton, I think you should write and ask your guardian to send you money for another gown. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

Anthony Trollope I had no intention of marrying Miss Waddington for her money before I knew that she was your granddaughter; nor have I now that I do know it. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Arthur Conan Doyle I wonder what they think money is for. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

Charles Dickens YOU will take good care that the money sticks to you; I will take good care that the enemy sticks to you. George Silvermans’s Explanation by Charles Dickens [1868]

George Gissing I must have my money very soon now. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

George Eliot But I’ll say no more, mum; it’s nothing to you, a piece o’ muslin like that; you can afford to pay three times the money for a thing as isn’t half so good. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

Jonathan Swif Don’t lose your money this Christmas. 10. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Robert Green Ingersoll I had rather be a beggar and spend my last dollar like a king, than be a king and spend my money like a beggar. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Elizabeth Gaskell Now here, money is like the air they breathe. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Anyone would guess he’d be carrying a bit of money with him, and he’d be worth holding up, any night. The Dark Highway by Arthur Gask [1928]

Tobias Smolle The match was accordingly made for five guineas, and this very day and hour appointed for the trial, on which considerable sums of money are depending. The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smolle

The money would have then to be dealt specially with. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

Things had been going to ruin at Fairmile Court during his absence, money had been squandered by old servants, and his gamekeepers had been sleeping partners with a thriving firm of poachers. Mohawks by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1886]

George Gissing Their money gone, they set to work and made articles of furniture, which on Saturday they took round to the shops of small dealers and sold for what they could get. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Ford Madox Ford Old Duchemin was known to have left a pot of money to his widow. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein’s cousin and my father sent us money by the United States cruiser Tennessee. We went to get it. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Never had his money seemed so useful to Browne. These commissions executed, they returned to the Rue Jacquarie, where they found Madame Bernstein ready for the journey. The Red Rat’s Daughter by Guy Boothby [1899]

Anthony Trollope It might almost be said truly of him that money was no object to him. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Ford Madox Ford He was in want of money to the extent of turning their house into a mere depot for dilapidated objects in rough wood and battered brass. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]