You have insisted on my entertaining you to an exceedingly expensive, not to say ostentatious, lunch, though I was obliged to pawn my watch and chain in order to do so (and let me tell you, Ma’am, that none of our family have been in the habit of frequenting pawnshops, except my cousin Edward, and he was in the Yeomanry).
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The man inherited the pawnshop from his brother, who had died of a heart attack.
Neal Shusterman -- Unwind
The guitar I bought at a pawnshop with my pizza-delivery earnings when I was a teenager.