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usury
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Romeo and Juliet
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  • Fie, fie, thou sham’st thy shape, thy love, thy wit; Which, like a usurer, abound’st in all, And usest none in that true use indeed Which should bedeck thy shape, thy love, thy wit: Thy noble shape is but a form of wax, Digressing from the valour of a man; Thy dear love sworn, but hollow perjury, Killing that love which thou hast vow’d to cherish; Thy wit, that ornament to shape and love, Mis-shapen in the conduct of them both, Like powder in a skilless soldier’s flask, Is set a-fire…

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  • This is a kind of usury, banker, that I do not understand.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Of course, any industrial profit above four per cent is considered usury nowadays.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged

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